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December 12th, 2017

What in the world is an extracellular vesicle? Find out this and more from Mayo Clinic Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Not an extraterrestrial spaceship, but something equally fascinating—extracellular vesicles are biological nanoparticles secreted by all cells. Extracellular vesicles contain biomolecules, such as RNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates, which play an important role in cell communication. Extracellular vesicles are just part of what you can learn about on the newest Mayo Clinic research websites. And as you read, we […]

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Tags: atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, cardiomyopathy, DeLisa Fairweather, Florida, genetics, genomics, heart disease, Iftikhar Kullo, Joy Wolfram, lipid disorders, nanomedicine, nanotechnology


December 1st, 2016

State-of-the-art nanomedicine research launched

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

With support from the state of Florida, Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has opened a state-of-the-art laboratory for nanotechnology research, an emerging field of science that studies and applies materials that are the size of an atom. The laboratory is a key part of Mayo Clinic’s new Translational Nanomedicine Program. The goal is to […]

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Tags: cancer, Debabrata Mukhopadhyay, Dev Mukhopadhyay, Florida, Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, nanomedicine, nanotechnology


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