"Extracellular Vesicles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Membrane limited structures derived from cell membranes and cytoplasmic material, and released into EXTRACELLULAR SPACE. They circulate through the EXTRACELLULAR FLUID and through the peripheral blood in the MICROVASCULATURE where cells, much larger, cannot, thereby affecting a variety of intercellular communication processes.
- Extracellular Vesicles
- Extracellular Vesicle
- Vesicle, Extracellular
- Vesicles, Extracellular
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