Tag Archives: intercellular communication

The Role of Exosomes on Colorectal Cancer

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Exosomes are extracellular microvesicles released from cells, which are involved in many biological and pathological processes, mainly due to their role in intercellular communication. Exosomes derived from colorectal cancer (CRC) cells are related to oncogenesis, tumor cell survival, chemo-resistance and ...

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Exosomes as Reconfigurable Therapeutic Systems

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Historically, small molecules, including steroid hormones and cytokines, have been attributed a role in paracrine and endocrine signaling, and now include a new player: biological nanoparticles, or ‘exosomes’. Generated intracellularly, and defined simply as nanoparticulate packages of signaling moieties, exosomes ...

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Extracellular Vesicle Docking at the Cellular Port

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Extracellular vesicles (EVs), lipid bilayer-enclosed structures that contain a variety of biological molecules shed by cells, are increasingly becoming appreciated as a major form of cell-to-cell communication. Indeed, EVs have been shown to play important roles in several physiological processes, ...

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