Though exosomes, vesicles found in biofluid of eukaryotes, were originally believed to do little more than clear out cellular waste, we now know they are critical for a cell's ability to communicate with its neighbors.
As exosome isolation techniques improve, researchers are able to study exosomes more closely, opening the door to better determine their functionality, discover biomarkers, and engineer them to deliver targeted treatments to cells and organs as therapeutics for a number of diseases.
Download this eBook from The Scientist to find out more about:
- Exosomes as the cell's CCO
- Research applications of exosomes
- Exosome workflow
- Key parameters and considerations for exosome research
This free eBook was made possible by an educational grant from System Biosciences (SBI).