Table 4

Morphological features of three groups of cells
Normal human pancreatic β cells IPCs
Ra (nm) N-glucose 107.05 ± 10.77 30.50 ± 1.61
H-glucose (30 min) 135.05 ± 6.46* 41.88 ± 2.38*
H-glucose (1 h) 138.26 ± 11.76* 49.41 ± 7.42*
L-glucose (30 min) 115.81 ± 46.86* 30.76 ± 1.29
L-glucose (1 h) 129.99 ± 15.33* 36.58 ± 2.99*
Particle size (nm) N-glucose 215 ± 7.9 152 ± 5.7
H-glucose (30 min) 345 ± 9.35* 225 ± 7.9*
H-glucose (1 h) 360 ± 8.0* 233 ± 10.4*
L-glucose (30 min) 221 ± 12.94* 160 ± 7.90
L-glucose (1 h) 229 ± 14.74* 169 ± 9.62

*Compared with N-glucose, the difference was significant, P < 0.05. N, none; H, high; L, low.

Shi et al.

Shi et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:90   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-90

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