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Development of a magnetic microrobot for carrying and delivering targeted cells

Junyang Li, Xiaojian Li, Tao Luo, Ran Wang, Chichi Liu, Shuxun Chen, Dongfang Li, Jianbo Yue, Shuk-han Cheng, D. Sun*

*Corresponding author. Email: medsun{at}

Published 27 June 2018, Sci. Robot. 3, eaat8829 (2018)
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aat8829

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  • Fig. S1. Energy-dispersive spectrometry spectra.
  • Fig. S2. Prototype of the magnetically actuated micromanipulation system consists of fixed DT4E-core identical electromagnetic coils.
  • Fig. S3. Insertion of the cell-cultured microrobot into the zebrafish embryo for in vivo transportation experiments.
  • Fig. S4. Velocities of the cell-cultured microrobot in different medium under different magnetic field gradients.
  • Fig. S5. A self-constructed microprobe platform for microoperation.
  • Table S1. The Reynolds numbers and related environmental parameters.

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Design and fabrication of cell-cultured microrobot.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). Transportation of cell-cultured microrobot in vitro and in the yolk of zebrafish embryo.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). Cells releasing experiments in vitro and in nude mice.

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