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Fig. 1 | Clinical and Translational Medicine

Fig. 1

From: Horizontal transfer of RNA and proteins between cells by extracellular microvesicles: 14 years later

Fig. 1

Upon activation, every cell type secretes ExMVs. Larger ExMVs (microvesicles) are released from the cell surface by blebbing and budding of the cell membrane, Smaller ExMVs (exosomes) are initiated in endosomes as intraluminal vesicles in multivesicular bodies (MVBs) after endocytosis of pathogens or due to activation of cells by other stimuli, or are generated in the Golgi apparatus during secretion of cell-synthesized proteins

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