Tag Archives: miRNAs

Stem Cell Exosomes for Cardiac Repair

exosome rna

Stem cell therapy provides immense hope for regenerating the pathological heart, yet has been marred by issues surrounding the effectiveness, unclear mechanisms, and survival of the donated cell population in the ischemic myocardial milieu. Poor survival and engraftment coupled to ...

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Parasite exosomes deliver RNA to hosts

In this study, the authors show that the secretory products of the rodentgastrointestinal parasite Heligmosomoides polygyrus contain small RNAs — mostly nematode microRNAs (miRNAs) and the nematode homologues of Y RNAs (which have been implicated in DNA replication in humans) ...

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