TABLE 4.

Effect of DMSO treatment on Mw, Rg, rigidity, zeta potential, mobility, and frequency shift of PS samples

PS sample treated with DMSOMw (106 g/mol)aRg (nm)aRigidityZeta potential (mV)aMobility [(μm/s)/(V/cm)]aFrequency shift (Hz)a
5 sugars3 sugars
CTAB-PS2.0 ± 0.256.5 ± 2.120.2590.432−40.34 ± 0.40−3.20 ± 0.01−24.11 ± 0.35
F-PS0.31 ± 0.07158.2 ± 23.113.11521.858−35.47 ± 0.04−2.78 ± 0.18−17.30 ± 0.12
GR-PS0.25 ± 0.01150.2 ± 2.1214.60024.335−30.32 ± 0.23−2.38 ± 0.31−17.10 ± 0.10
  • a Values are averages and standard deviations.