Busting a move: Enzyme-mediated assembly of an amino acid derived supramolecular hydrogel is used to produce a vesicle-based protocell model with a primitive cytoskeletal-like interior. The vesicles show temperature-induced changes in morphology (see picture), and undergo chemically driven self-propulsion when Pt nanoparticles are attached to their external surface and H2O2 is added to the solution.
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