Table 1

Effects of thiolated chitosan modification on size, encapsulation efficiency, and zeta potential
Group Polymer Size (nm) PDI Zeta potential (mV) Drug content (%) EE (%) Thiolated chitosan modification
CNP PCL 203.56 ± 4.35 0.335 −19.63 ± 4.10 8.69 86.55 5%
UNP PLA-PCL-TPGS 198.46 ± 2.49 0.246 −18.29 ± 3.25 9.89 98.79 None
TNP PLA-PCL-TPGS 206.15 ± 3.66 0.286 24.66 ± 4.19 9.79 97.56 5%
DNP PLA-PCL-TPGS 219.33 ± 4.25 0.317 26.18 ± 5.02 9.88 98.55 20%

PDI polydispersity index; EE drug entrapment efficiency; n = 3.

Jiang et al.

Jiang et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:66   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-66

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