Table 1

Preparation and physico-chemical characteristics of PS-QD micelles
Polar lipids (mg) PS (mg) QD (620 nm; 2-μM concentration) Clarity of emulsion Stability of flourescence Average size (by intensity; in nm) Polydispersity index (PDI) Zeta potential charge (in mV)
QD-PEG-PS mole ratio DSPE-PEG (2000) methoxy
  100:0, PS (0) 4.5 - 0.2 nmol Clear Quenched after 45 days 198.3 0.24 -8.7
  60:40, PS (40) 2.7 1.8 0.2 nmol Clear Stable 104.6 0.18 -16.4
  50:50, PS (50) 2.25 2.25 0.2 nmol Clear Stable 40.9 0.14 -14.5
  40:60, PS (60) 1.8 2.7 0.2 nmol Hazy Stable 143.0 0.16 -21.8
  0:100, PS (100) - 4.5 0.2 nmol Hazy Stable 127.3 0.22 -32.2
QD-PEG-COOH DSPE-PEG (2000) carboxylic acid
4.5 - 0.2 nmol Clear Stable 60.1 0.22 -25.3

Maiseyeu and Bagalkot

Maiseyeu and Bagalkot Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:176   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-176

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