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Category:GO:0070062 ! extracellular exosome

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DAG for GO:0070062id: GO:0070062

name: extracellular exosome
namespace: cellular_component
def: "A vesicle that is released into the extracellular region by fusion of the limiting endosomal membrane of a multivesicular body with the plasma membrane. Extracellular exosomes, also simply called exosomes, have a diameter of about 40-100 nm." [GOC:BHF, GOC:mah, GOC:vesicles, PMID:15908444, PMID:17641064, PMID:19442504, PMID:19498381, PMID:22418571, PMID:24009894]
synonym: "exosome" EXACT [GOC:pr]
synonym: "extracellular vesicular exosome" EXACT [GOC:vesicles]
is_a: GO:1903561 ! extracellular vesicle
relationship: part_of: GO:0005615 ! extracellular space


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