Table 1

The size and zeta potential of alginate/BSA/chitosan system

Sample

Mean particles size (nm)

PDI

Zeta potential (mV)


Blank chitosan microparticles a

301.8

0.309

+45.2

BSA-loaded chitosan particles b

404

0.472

+27.1

Alginate coated BSA loaded chitosan microparticles c

1324

0.450

-27.8


a chitosan 5 mg/ml, TPP 1 mg/ml.

b chitosan 5 mg/ml, TPP 1 mg/ml, BSA 2 mg/ml.

c chitosan 5 mg/ml, TPP 1 mg/ml, BSA 2 mg/ml, alginate 10 mg/ml.

Li et al. BMC Biotechnology 2008 8:89   doi:10.1186/1472-6750-8-89

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