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Role of stem cell-derived exosomes in cancer

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Exosomes are small, extracellular membrane- enclosed vesicles that contain a variety of molecules, including proteins, DNA, mRNA and non-coding RNA; these vesicles have been defined as new tools for intercellular communication between cells. Numerous types of cells, including stem cells, ...

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Biocept Awarded U.S. Patent with Broad Claims for Antibody Capture of Targets of Interest on Any Solid Surface Including CTCs and Exosomes Shed by Solid Tumors into Blood

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Company’s intellectual property portfolio now features 20 issued patents protecting its proprietary liquid biopsy platform technology Biocept, Inc. a leading commercial provider of liquid biopsy tests designed to provide physicians with clinically actionable information to improve the outcomes of cancer ...

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Exosomes can confer drug resistance

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Exosomes derived from lung cancer cells confer cisplatin (DDP) resistance to other cancer cells. However, the underlying mechanism is still unknown. A549 resistance to DDP (A549/DDP) was established. Microarray was used to analyze microRNA (miRNA) expression profiles of A549 cells, ...

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