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The pH Taxis of an Intelligent Catalytic Microbot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23315996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A Pd nanoparticle-containing polymer microsphere moves with increasing speed across a pH gradient, following differential catalytic decomposition of aqueous hydrogen peroxide. The directional motion is akin to the pH taxis of living microorganisms. The artificial pH taxis exhibits random walk, translation, vertical, hopping, and pulsed motion, when the size of the motor and the imposed pH gradient are modulated.
Authors:
Krishna Kanti Dey; Satyapriya Bhandari; Dipankar Bandyopadhyay; Saurabh Basu; Arun Chattopadhyay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1613-6829     ISO Abbreviation:  Small     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235338     Medline TA:  Small     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Affiliation:
Centre for Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, India.
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