Formula

 

Preparation
Technique

Specific Surface Area
(m2/g)

 

Total Pore
Volume
(e-3ml/g)

Average Pore Radius
(Angstrom)

Chitosan

-

1669.75 ± (23.32)

 2437.67± (21.53)

29.20± (2.75)

HSA

-

1136.91± (14.58)

 1631.05± (12.07)

28.70± (1.65)

N4 (plain)

Precipitation

3008.96± (29.44)

 2430.45± (14.75)

28.71± (3.04)

N3 (loaded)

  703.53± (10.34)

 1060.99± (11.88)

29.10± (2.65)

N7 (plain)

Ionic-gelation

3227.18± (25.87)

 4730.62± (22.60)

29.32± (1.84)

N8 (loaded)

   903.02± (21.09)

 1350.95± (17.33)

29.23± (2.37)

Table 3: Specific Surface Area and Porosity of Selected Plain and HSA-Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles (values are mean SD, n = 3).