Plasma (shear rate range: 200-1375s-1)

10 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01418 *SR

R2= 0.999

SD = 0.0767

20 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01427*SR

R2= 0.999

SD = 0.1434

50 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01418 *SR

R2= 0.999

SD = 0.0918

  Serum(shear rate range: 200-1375s-1)

10 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01418 *SR R2= 0.999 SD = 0.0767

20 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01251 *SR R2= 0.999 SD = 0.0731

50 nm GNPs:

SS = 0.01227 *SR R2= 0.999 SD = 0.0703
  Whole blood(shear rate range: 75-600s-1)

10 nm GNPs:

SS = 1.41 + 0.03*SR R2= 0.999 SD = 0.16

20 nm GNPs:

SS = 2.06 + 0.03*SR

R2= 0.999

SD = 0.261

50 nm GNPs:

SS = 1.46 + 0.027*SR

R2= 0.999

SD = 0.182

Table 1: The relationship between shear stress and shear rate for plasma, serum and whole blood of rat at wide range of shear rate.