Size of exosome vesicle

Range 40 to 100 nm
Organism Mammals
Reference Tauro BJ, Greening DW, Mathias RA, Ji H, Mathivanan S, Scott AM, Simpson RJ. Comparison of ultracentrifugation, density gradient separation, and immunoaffinity capture methods for isolating human colon cancer cell line LIM1863-derived exosomes. Methods. 2012 Jan 21 abstractPubMed ID22285593
Comments Exosomes are a discrete population of small (40–100 nm diameter) membranous vesicles that are released into the extracellular space from multivesicular bodies (MVBs) by most cell types. For diameter of 30 to 100 nm see Keller et al., 2006 PMID 17067686 p.104 left column bottom paragraph
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