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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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In addition, extracellular vesicles could be engineered to carry therapies for cancer and other diseases that are routed to a specific location in the body.
Extrapleural SFTs are more common in the upper respiratory tract, orbit, and limbs; their occurrence in the seminal vesicle is extremely rare.
Scientists genetically modify the stem cell to produce vesicles with the treatment-related cellular therapy--usually a protein.
The bottom row shows the formation of conidiophores and the fertile and infertile vesicles on YES agar medium (Bars = 10 [micro]m).
Titled 'Efficient RNA drug delivery using red blood cell-extracellular vesicles', Waqas Hingoro's research has been published in the latest edition of 'Nature Communication', world's leading science journal.
According to his PhD work defended in the City University of Hong Kong, these extracellular vesicles are endogenous carriers with a potent capacity to successfully carry different types of drugs, which can be in the form of RNA, protein or the DNA and can be effectively used to target a variety of cancers.
Both groups also found evidence that Arc capsids contain Arc mRNA and that the capsids are released from neurons inside those vesicles. In addition, Shepherd's team showed that the more active neurons are, the more of those vesicles they release.
Indeed, the adverse effects of MTX on seminal vesicle and testicular functional proteins, especially tyrosine phosphorylated and steroidogenic acute regulatory (StAR) proteins, have never been documented.
The data show that the company's neural stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles (NSC EVs) preserved neuronal tissue structure and demonstrated functional recovery in pigs following ischemic stroke.
Nowadays, it is considered that transmitter molecules are stored in synaptic vesicles, and vesicle fusion with the plasma membrane mediates transmitter release.
"The MSCs were found to release the micro RNA in tiny vesicles.