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Microparticles and immunomodulation in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia.

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Cellular microparticles are ubiquitously shed from cell membranes or secreted as endocytic vesicles called exosomes. Shed microparticles are >/=100nm in size and are generated during apoptosis or necrosis. In contrast, exosomes are smaller (<100nm), express more limited protein content and are released from late endosomes. Both membrane particles and exosomes can be detected in the circulation in non-pregnant and pregnant women. In the former, they are increased in conditions associated...

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10.1016/j.jri.2007.03.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Author
Journal:
Journal of reproductive immunology More from this journal
Volume:
76
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
61-67
Publication date:
2007-12-01
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EISSN:
1872-7603
ISSN:
0165-0378
Language:
English
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pubs:248220
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uuid:f252d36b-c340-4157-bb99-84a78da7d702
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pubs:248220
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248220
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2013-11-16

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