This work was supported by Volkswagen Foundation (project number 86 362). S.S. thanks the European Research Council (ERC) for Starting Grant (LT-NRBS).
Chemotactic Behavior of Catalytic Motors in Microfluidic Channels†
Article first published online: 24 APR 2013
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 52, Issue 21, pages 5552–5556, May 17, 2013
How to Cite
Baraban, L., Harazim, S. M., Sanchez, S. and Schmidt, O. G. (2013), Chemotactic Behavior of Catalytic Motors in Microfluidic Channels . Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52: 5552–5556. doi: 10.1002/anie.201301460
- Issue published online: 10 MAY 2013
- Article first published online: 24 APR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 19 FEB 2013
- Volkswagen Foundation. Grant Number: 86 362
- European Research Council (ERC)
- catalytic motors;
- Janus particles;
Chemotaxis in practice: Two different artificial catalytic micromotors (tubular and spherical, see scheme) show chemotactic behavior in microfluidic channels demonstrating that catalytic micromotors can sense the gradient of chemical fuel in their environment and be directed towards desired locations.