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Table 4 Structural and compositional parameters of P. falciparum obtained through interpretation of the measured UV-visible-NIR spectra of MFQ treated IRBCs and parasites extracted from IRBCs

From: Spectrophotometric detection of susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs

Paramer 10-11 hrs 15-17 hrs 22 hrs
Average cell volume (fl) 15.6 ± 0.3 21.7 ± 0.9 20.4 ± 1.6
DV volume (fl) 6.7 ± 0.3 7.6 ± 0.3 8.5 ± 0.9
NU volume (fl) 2.1 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.2
HZ (pg/cell) 0.03 ± 0.01 0.03 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01
Nucleotides (fg/cell) 26 ± 13 64 ± 3 84 ± 11