Optical and non‐optical methods for detection and characterization of microparticles and exosomes

@article{vanderPol2010OpticalAN,
  title={Optical and non‐optical methods for detection and characterization of microparticles and exosomes},
  author={Edwin van der Pol and Alfons G. Hoekstra and Auguste Sturk and Cornelis Otto and Ton G. van Leeuwen and R. Nieuwland},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis},
  year={2010},
  volume={8}
}
Summary.  Microparticles and exosomes are cell‐derived microvesicles present in body fluids that play a role in coagulation, inflammation, cellular homeostasis and survival, intercellular communication, and transport. Despite increasing scientific and clinical interest, no standard procedures are available for the isolation, detection and characterization of microparticles and exosomes, because their size is below the reach of conventional detection methods. Our objective is to give an overview… 

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