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First in vivo use of micromotors to deliver medicine | ACS Nano


curated by | January 21, 2015

“Using zinc-based micromotors as a model, we demonstrate that the acid-driven propulsion in the stomach effectively enhances the binding and retention of the motors as well as of cargo payloads on the stomach wall. The body of the motors gradually dissolves in the gastric acid, autonomously releasing their carried payloads, leaving nothing toxic behind.”

Source: pubs.acs.org



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