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Exosome Scientist Douglas Taylor Stole and Mislabeled Images: Report
Taylor, formerly of the University of Louisville, is known for his discovery of and research on tumor-secreted exosomes.  
Exosome Scientist Douglas Taylor Stole and Mislabeled Images: Report
Exosome Scientist Douglas Taylor Stole and Mislabeled Images: Report

Taylor, formerly of the University of Louisville, is known for his discovery of and research on tumor-secreted exosomes.  

Taylor, formerly of the University of Louisville, is known for his discovery of and research on tumor-secreted exosomes.  

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Micrograph of kidney tissue from a mouse
Vesicles from Young Mice Alleviate Signs of Aging in Older Animals
Catherine Offord | Oct 19, 2022 | 4 min read
Mice that received the stem cell–derived treatment were less frail compared with controls, a study reports.
Mouse heart cells that have taken up adipocyte-derived extracellular vesicles (stained red)
Fat Cells Send Mitochondrial Distress Signals to the Heart
Ruth Williams | Aug 20, 2021 | 3 min read
Vesicles containing fragments of the organelles released from stressed adipocytes protect the heart against oxygen deprivation, a study in mice shows.
Exosomes, microvesicles, and apoptotic bodies: The three major types of extracellular vesicle.
Extracellular Vesicles: Applications and Potential
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences | 1 min read
Explore why extracellular vesicles are attractive candidates for new therapeutic approaches.
PD-L1 in Extracellular Vesicles May Help Glioblastoma Evade Immunotherapies
Jim Daley | Mar 8, 2018 | 2 min read
The discovery suggests that the immune checkpoint can operate at a further distance from tumor cells than previously believed.
Neurons Use Virus-Like Proteins to Transmit Information
Diana Kwon | Jan 15, 2018 | 2 min read
In mice and flies, the Arc protein forms capsids and carries genetic information.
Macrophages Physically Relay Signals Between Cell Types
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017 | 3 min read
Time-lapse imaging shows the immune cells transferring chemical signals during pigment pattern formation in developing zebrafish.
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017 | 1 min read
Immune cells called macrophages shuttle cellular messages in the skin.
Neuron Signaling Persists, Faintly, Even When Key Presynaptic Proteins Are Absent
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016 | 2 min read
Results from experiments in mice revise a long-held hypothesis that certain protein scaffolds are needed for synaptic activity.
Palade Particles, 1955
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2014 | 2 min read
Electron microscopy led to the first identification of what would later be known as ribosomes.
Palade and His Particles
Kerry Grens | Jan 31, 2014 | 1 min read
Nobel Laureate Christian de Duve discusses the impact of George Palade’s work on ribosomes.
Microbes Expel Swarms of Vesicles
Kerry Grens | Jan 10, 2014 | 2 min read
Scientists present the first evidence that marine cyanobacteria release vesicles—billions and billions of vesicles.
Week in Review: October 7–11
Jef Akst | Oct 11, 2013 | 5 min read
Nobels awarded for vesicle trafficking and computational chemistry; building 3-D microbial communities; mislabeled microbes cause retractions
Vesicle Trafficking Trio Wins Nobel
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2013 | 2 min read
James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas Südhof share Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.  
SNAREs at the Synapse
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Using tiny lipid discs, scientists resolve contradictory evidence about how many proteins are required for neurotransmitter release.
Cancer Exosomes Promote Metastasis
Jef Akst | May 29, 2012 | 1 min read
Vesicles released by melanoma cells stimulate pro-metastasis behaviors in bone marrow cells.
How Autophagy Works
Muriel Mari, Sharon A. Tooze, and Fulvio Reggiori | Feb 1, 2012 | 1 min read
There are five steps of autophagosome biogenesis: induction, expansion, vesicle completion, fusion, and cargo degradation. 
The Enigmatic Membrane
Muriel Mari, Sharon A. Tooze, and Fulvio Reggiori | Feb 1, 2012 | 10+ min read
Despite years of research, the longstanding mystery of where the autophagosome gets its double lipid bilayers is not much clearer.
Traffic Cops
Jessica P. Johnson | Oct 1, 2011 | 2 min read
Editor's Choice in Cell Biology
Exosome Explosion
Clotilde Théry | Jul 1, 2011 | 10 min read
These small membrane vesicles do much more than clean up a cell’s trash—they also carry signals to distant parts of the body, where they can impact multiple dimensions of cellular life.
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