Bioinspired Spiky Micromotors Based on Sporopollenin Exine Capsules
Hong Wang1, Michael G. Potroz2, Joshua A. Jackman2, Bahareh Khezri1, Tijana Marić1, Nam-Joon Cho2,3 and Martin Pumera1,*
1. Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
2. School of Materials Science and Engineering and Centre for Biomimetic Sensor Science, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
3. School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
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A bioinspired spiky micromotor was designed based on sporopollenin exine capsules where bubble generated on the surface propels the capsules to transport cargo or decontaminate heavy metals.