Chapter 3

Development of active controllable tumor targeting bacteriobot

Jiwon Han; Jong-Oh Park; Sukho Park    Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South KoreaDaegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Daegu, South Korea


This chapter introduces tumor-targeting bacteriobots. In the first part, the fabrication of microstructures as a theragnostic part of the bacteriobot using biocompatible materials, such as poly lactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA), and poly ethylene glycol (PEG), is explained. Then, the motility control of bacteriobots is explained. At the end of the chapter, the tumor-targeting property of bacteriobots is evaluated through in vitro and in vivo tests. This chapter contains protocols and procedures ...

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