Bacterial outer membrane vesicles in disease and preventive medicine


Gram-negative bacteria have the ability to produce outer membrane-derived vesicles (OMVs) that are released into the extracellular milieu. Even though this intriguing phenomenon is well-known since many years, various aspects of bacterial OMVs are not fully described and are still in the process of being characterized in detail. One major reason for this is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00281-010-0231-y

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