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Table 1 Physicochemical characterization of the formulations

From: Melatonin-loaded lipid-core nanocapsules protect against lipid peroxidation caused by paraquat through increased SOD expression in Caenorhabditis elegans

 Particle size (nm)Zeta potential (mV)pHSpanPDI
D [3, 4]az-averageb
LNC205 ± 4.4199 ± 0.2- 6.40 ± 0.65.36 ± 0.31.74 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.01
Mel-LNC203 ± 3.6199 ± 2.5−5.20 ± 0.25.46 ± 0.21.77 ± 0.020.12 ± 0.04
  1. alaser diffratometry; bdynamic light scattering analysis; LNC Unloaded lipid-core nanocapsules, Mel-LNC Melatonin-loaded lipid-core nanocapsules. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. Number of samples?