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vesicle

1. Pathol
a. any small sac or cavity, esp one containing serous fluid
b. a blister
2. Geology a rounded cavity within a rock formed during solidification by expansion of the gases present in the magma
3. Botany a small bladder-like cavity occurring in certain seaweeds and aquatic plants

vesicle

[′ves·ə·kəl]
(biology)
A small, thin-walled bladderlike cavity, usually filled with fluid.
(geology)
A cavity in lava formed by entrapment of a gas bubble during solidification. Also known as air sac; bladder; saccus; vacuole; wing.
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Microvesicles are extracellular vesicles ranging in size from 100-1000 nm, with different shapes.
DISCUSSION: Congenital cysts of seminal vesicles can be subcategorized as isolated cysts, cysts associated with upper urinary tract anomalies and cysts associated with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Soon after, Vacquier (1975) described a procedure to isolate sheets of PM with docked vesicles by shearing eggs adhered to a support surface.
Extracellular vesicles are well described to mediate cell-cell communication by fusing with remote cells and transferring bioactive contents such as DNA, RNA, and cytokines.
Open surgery for SVC is challenging because of the deep location of the seminal vesicles in the retrovesical space and the needed large incision (with extensive bladder mobilization).
The STAM paper describes potential materials for the in vitro assembly of cells and vesicles.
Oxygen plasma treatment removes the polymer, leaving a honeycomb pattern of metal, and the size of the original vesicles determines the water repellancy of the surface.
In conclusion, we introduced a single-color cocktail of P504S/p63 in identifying invasive prostatic carcinoma within the seminal vesicle with a differential diagnosis from architectural patterns of seminal vesicle mimicking prostate carcinoma and potential benign ectopic prostatic tissue in seminal vesicles.
We then isolated the vesicles to determine if they could be used to treat the cancer, without the cells.
The symptoms and signs of pruritus, erythema, vesicles, and desquamation were scored as 0 (nil), 1 (mild), 2 (moderate), and 3 (severe).
coli O157:H7 strains may contain LPS, proteins, plasmids, linear DNA with virulence genes as eae, stx1, stx2 and uidA, as well as antibiotic resistance genes, demonstrating that vesicles act delivering genetic material and toxins to other microorganisms.