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Dilemmas in the reliable estimation of the in-vitro cell viability in magnetic nanoparticle engineering: which tests and what protocols?

Clare Hoskins1, Lijun Wang1*, Woei Ping Cheng2 and Alfred Cuschieri1

1 Institute for Medical Science and Technology (IMSaT), Wilson House, 1 Wurzburg Loan, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD2 1FD, UK

2 School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, UK

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2012, 7:77  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-77

Published: 16 January 2012

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Supplementary tables. Two tables showing the physiochemical properties of MNP and polymer-coated MNP carried out by ICP analysis and photon correlation spectroscopy and the cellular uptake of MNP and polymer-coated MNP in SH-SY5Y and RAW 264.7 cells at 0, 1.56, 6.25, 25 μg mL-1 over 24 h (n = 3).

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