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Dr. Fangzhi Mou, Chuanrui Chen, Prof. Huiru Ma, Dr. Yixia Yin, Prof. Qingzhi Wu and Prof. Jianguo Guan Self-Propelled Micromotors Driven by the Magnesium–Water Reaction and Their Hemolytic Properties Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52

Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.201300913

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Get your motor running: A hemocompatible Mg/Pt Janus micromotor is propelled by hydrogen bubbles generated by the magnesium–water reaction (see picture). Aqueous NaHCO3 reacts with the Mg(OH)2 passivation layer on the Mg surface to form water-soluble MgCO3 and expose the active metal. Since the micromotor is biocompatible, it has potential applications in drug delivery and cell separation.

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