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Fig. 3

From: Impact of Gold Nanoparticles on Testosterone Metabolism in Human Liver Microsomes

Fig. 3

Inhibitory effect of naked (no PC) AuNP on the production of 2β-OH TST (a, b), 6β-OH TST (c, d) and 15β-OH TST (e, f) in pHLM. Data represent mean ± S.D. (n=3). IC50, half maximal inhibitory conc.; pHLM, pooled human liver microsomes; ND, not determined by fitting a Hill equation with variable slope to the observed data using GraphPad Prism®; PC, human plasma protein; BPEI, branched polyethylenimine; LA, lipoic acid; PEG, polyethylene glycol; Conc, concentration; 2β-OH TST, 2β-hydroxytestosterone; 6β-OH TST, 6β-hydroxytestosterone; 15β-OH TST, 15β-hydroxytestosterone

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