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Extracellular vesicles

Diffusion and transport of extracellular vesicles

Cell-derived extracellular vesicles are important intercellular communicators involved in many biological processes and diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular diseases, but, thus far, how they navigate within complex extracellular matrices has been poorly understood.

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Fig. 1: Transport mechanisms of extracellular vesicles in model hydrogels.


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Fuhrmann, G. Diffusion and transport of extracellular vesicles. Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 168–169 (2020).

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