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Hybrid biomembrane–functionalized nanorobots for concurrent removal of pathogenic bacteria and toxins

Berta Esteban-Fernández de Ávila, Pavimol Angsantikul, Doris E. Ramírez-Herrera, Fernando Soto, Hazhir Teymourian, Diana Dehaini, Yijie Chen, Liangfang Zhang,* Joseph Wang*

*Corresponding author. Email: josephwang{at}ucsd.edu (J.W.); zhang{at}ucsd.edu (L.Z.)

Published 30 May 2018, Sci. Robot. 3, eaat0485 (2018)
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aat0485

This PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. SEM images of bare AuNW robots along with the corresponding EDX analysis showing the Au nanorobots’ body.
  • Fig. S2. SEM images of MRSA USA300 bacteria attached to RBC-PL-robots.
  • Fig. S3. Absorbance spectra of oxyhemoglobin after incubation with commercial purified α-toxin under different conditions.
  • Fig. S4. Absorbance spectra of oxyhemoglobin after incubation with a cocktail of PFTs produced by MRSA bacteria under different conditions.
  • Fig. S5. Characterization of bare Au/Ni/Au NW robots.
  • Fig. S6. Experimental protocol followed to perform the combined application of the RBC-PL-robots: MRSA targeting and PFT neutralization.
  • Legends for movies S1 and S2

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Propulsion performance of bare robots in water and whole blood under a US field.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). Propulsion performance of RBC-PL-robots in water and whole blood under a US field.

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