Tag Archives: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Exosomes are a mechanism of intercellular drug transfer

exosomes

Exosomes are small membrane vesicles (30-100nm in diameter) secreted by cells into extracellular space. The present study evaluated the effect of chemotherapeutic agents on exosome production and/or release, and quantified the contribution of exosomes to intercellular drug transfer and pharmacodynamics. ...

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Plasma exosome microRNAs are indicative of breast cancer

microRNAs are promising candidate breast cancer biomarkers due to their cancer-specific expression profiles. However, efforts to develop circulating breast cancer biomarkers are challenged by the heterogeneity of microRNAs in the blood. To overcome this challenge, researchers from the University of ...

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