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Tumor-derived exosomes promote tumor progression

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Tumor-derived exosomes contain biologically active proteins and messenger and microRNAs (miRNAs). These particles serve as vehicles of intercellular communication and are emerging mediators of tumorigenesis and immune escape. Here, researchers from Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center isolated 30-100 nm exosomes ...

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Sorting it out: Regulation of exosome loading

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Extracellular vesicles (EVs), a term that includes both exosomes of endocytic origin and vesicles derived from plasma membranes, are continuously secreted by cells to the extracellular environment, and represent a novel vehicle for cell-cell communication. Exosomes contain specific repertoires of ...

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