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Table 3 Stability study of curcumin-loaded SLN

From: Apoptosis-induced anticancer effect of transferrin-conjugated solid lipid nanoparticles of curcumin

Condition Particle size (mean ± SD, nm) Polydispersity Index (mean ± SD) Zeta potential (mean ± SD, mV)
40 °C/75 % RH in absence of sunlight
3 months 182 ± 0.89a 0.138 ± 0.012a 16.18 ± 0.076a
197 ± 0.77b 0.147 ± 0.014b 14.38 ± 0.067b
6 months 194 ± 0.82a 0.142 ± 0.012a 15.91 ± 0.077a
216 ± 0.97b 0.151 ± 0.014b 14.11 ± 0.055b
40 °C/75 % RH in presence of sunlight
3 months 180 ± 0.91a 0.141 ± 0.013a 15.82 ± 0.065a
194 ± 0.79b 0.151 ± 0.014b 14.24 ± 0.045b
6 months 196 ± 0.83a 0.147 ± 0.018a 15.77 ± 0.043a
211 ± 0.89b 0.154 ± 0.011b 14.08 ± 0.054b
  1. aB-SLN
  2. bC-SLN