The Role of Exosomes in Diseases Related to Infertility

Author(s): Huang Jiayu, Zhang Hanke, Gao Ying*

Journal Name: Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Volume 14 , Issue 5 , 2019

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Exosomes, small extracellular vesicles with diameters of 40-100nm, are generated through the fusion of multivessel with plasma membrane and secreted by a variety of living cells. Exosomes contain lipid bilayer membrane and releasable functionally active proteins, mRNA and microRNAs (miRNAs). This article reviews the latest progress of researches on exosomes in diseases that lead to infertility.

Keywords: Exosomes, reproductive medicine, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, infertility, diseases.

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Year: 2019
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