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Table 3 Physicochemical property evaluations of DQ liposomes in 0 and 5 days after preparation (n = 3)

From: Decoquinate liposomes: highly effective clearance of Plasmodium parasites causing severe malaria

Measurements Days Samples
F1 F2 F5 F8
PS (nm) 0 141.5 ± 0.3 124.7 ± 1.3 133.1 ± 1.4 144.1 ± 4.0
5 146.9 ± 2.6 153.3 ± 1.1 149.8 ± 0.4 153.6 ± 0.6
PDI 0 0.266 0.200 0.269 0.213
5 0.259 0.194 0.271 0.234
Zeta potential (mV) 0 0.90 ± 0.17 2.21 ± 0.62 − 17.4 ± 0.59 − 6.59 ± 0.33
5 1.11 ± 0.11 5.31 ± 0.34 − 19.9 ± 0.76 − 9.76 ± 0.47
EE (%) 0 98.8 ± 2.0 96.3 ± 2.2 98.7 ± 1.8 99.2 ± 3.0
5 99.3 ± 2.4 95.9 ± 1.6 99.6 ± 1.6 99.8 ± 2.4
  1. PS particle size, PDI polydispersity index, EE encapsulation efficiency