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Table 1 Physicochemical characteristics of SLN and Hep-SLN (empty and drug-loaded)

From: In vitro evaluation of chloroquine-loaded and heparin surface-functionalized solid lipid nanoparticles

DRUG Size(nm)
(Mean ± std dev.)
PDI
(Mean ± std dev.)
Zeta (mV)
(Mean ± std dev.)
Drug-loading (%) EE (%)
SLN 482.2 ± 12.0 0.245 ± 0.023 24.0 ± 0.321
SLN-CQ 444.5 ± 6.9 0.175 ± 0.021 9.41 ± 0.376 25 90
SLN-HEP 379.2 ± 1.2 0.346 ± 0.028 − 5.73 ± 0.267
SLN-HEP-CQ 374.6 ± 7.6 0.272 ± 0.053 − 4.06 ± 0.091 21 78