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Nanomotors responsive to nerve-agent vapor plumes

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Enzyme-powered nanomotors responsive to the presence of nerve agents in the surrounding atmosphere are employed for remote detection of chemical vapor threats. Distinct changes in the propulsion behavior, associated with the partition of the sarin simulant diethyl chlorophosphate (DCP), offer reliable and rapid detection of the nerve-agent vapor threat.

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The article was received on 30 Dec 2015, accepted on 20 Jan 2016 and first published on 20 Jan 2016

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10670B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 3360-3363

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    Nanomotors responsive to nerve-agent vapor plumes

    V. V. Singh, K. Kaufmann, B. Esteban-Fernández de Ávila, M. Uygun and J. Wang, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 3360
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10670B

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