Table 2 PMA and PMA corona shell thickness on AuNPs calculated using a core shell model on DCS measurements.

From: In depth characterisation of the biomolecular coronas of polymer coated inorganic nanoparticles with differential centrifugal sedimentation

  5 Au 25 Au 50 Au
Au-PMA ρeff[g cm−3] 1.5 ± 0.1 7.7 ± 0.1 10.9 ± 0.2
PMA layer [nm]* 5.3 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 0.1 5.9 ± 0.2
Au-PMA-Corona ρeff [g cm−3] 7.2 ± 0.1 7.0 ± 0.4
Corona layer [nm]* 0.5 ± 0.1 5.9 ± 0.9
  1. *PMA and biomolecular corona thickness are calculated by applying the core–shell model as indicated in the Methods section.