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Exosomes derived from miR-129-5p modified bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells represses ventricular remolding of mice with myocardial infarction.

J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2021 Nov 23. Epub 2021 Nov 23.

Department of cardiology, Shijiazhuang People's Hospital, 5 Fangbei Road, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, 050011, China.

Background: Myocardial infraction (MI) is a severe disease with great mortality. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes display protection against MI. MicroRNA-129-5p was reported to exert anti-inflammation activity by targeting high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1). Read More

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November 2021

Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosome: A tumor regulator and carrier for targeted tumor therapy.

Cancer Lett 2021 Nov 18;526:29-40. Epub 2021 Nov 18.

Department of General Surgery, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. Electronic address:

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stromal cells that have the ability to differentiate into multiple cell types. Several studies have shown that exosomes secreted by MSCs (MSCs-Exo) play an important role in tumor growth, angiogenesis, invasion, and drug resistance. However, contradictory results have suggested that MSCs-Exo can also suppress tumors through specific mechanisms, such as regulating immune responses and intercellular signaling. Read More

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November 2021

Mesenchymal stem cells, exosomes and exosome-mimics as smart drug carriers for targeted cancer therapy.

Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 2021 Oct 20;209(Pt 1):112163. Epub 2021 Oct 20.

College of Pharmacy, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu 610041, China. Electronic address:

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stem cells with the capacity to differentiate into several cell types under appropriate conditions. They also possess remarkable antitumor features that make them a novel choice to treat cancers. Accumulating evidence suggest that the MSCs-derived extracellular vesicles, known as exosomes, play an essential role in the therapeutic effects of MSCs mainly by carrying biologically active factors. Read More

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October 2021

Exosomes Derived from lncRNA TCTN2-Modified Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improve Spinal Cord Injury by miR-329-3p/IGF1R Axis.

J Mol Neurosci 2021 Oct 8. Epub 2021 Oct 8.

Department of Endoscopy, Jilin Cancer Hospital, Changchun, Jilin, China.

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes play significant roles in alleviating spinal cord injury (SCI). Previous study showed that long non-coding RNA tectonic family member 2 (TCTN2) was able to relieve SCI. Herein, whether TCTN2 exerted its roles in functional recovery after SCI via exosomes derived from MSCs was explored. Read More

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October 2021

Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells-Derived Exosomal miR-425-5p Inhibits Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Proliferation, Apoptosis, Invasion and Migration by Targeting WTAP.

Onco Targets Ther 2021 24;14:4901-4914. Epub 2021 Sep 24.

Department of Hematology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, 510630, People's Republic of China.

Introduction: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a predominant blood malignancy with high mortality and severe morbidity. AML is affected by microRNAs (miRNAs) loaded in exosomes derived from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs). MiR-425-5p has been reported to participate in different cancer models. Read More

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September 2021

Exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells ameliorate renal fibrosis via delivery of miR-186-5p.

Hum Cell 2021 Sep 28. Epub 2021 Sep 28.

Institute of Nephrology, The Affiliated Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Dingjiaqiao 87, Gulou District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210009, People's Republic of China.

Evidence has shown that mesenchymal stem cells' (MSCs) therapy has potential application in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD). In addition, MSCs-derived exosomes can improve the renal function and prevent the progression of CKD. However, the mechanisms by which MSCs-derived exosomes (MSCs-Exo) ameliorate renal fibrosis in CKD remain largely unclear. Read More

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September 2021

Antifibrotic effects and mechanisms of mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes in a systemic sclerosis mouse model: Possible contribution of miR-196b-5p.

J Dermatol Sci 2021 Oct 26;104(1):39-47. Epub 2021 Aug 26.

Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan.

Background: Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a connective tissue disorder characterized by the development of fibrosis in the skin and internal organs. Increasing evidence suggests that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can be used to a treatment for fibrotic diseases. Recent studies have demonstrated that some of the biological effects of MSCs are due to the secretion of exosomes. Read More

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October 2021

Exosomal microRNA-15a from mesenchymal stem cells impedes hepatocellular carcinoma progression via downregulation of SALL4.

Cell Death Discov 2021 Aug 28;7(1):224. Epub 2021 Aug 28.

Department of Radiology, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 230012, Hefei, China.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a heterogeneous tumor with an increased incidence worldwide accompanied by high mortality and dismal prognosis. Emerging evidence indicates that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes possess protective effects against various human diseases by transporting microRNAs (miRNAs or miRs). We aimed to explore the role of exosomal miR-15a derived from MSCs and its related mechanisms in HCC. Read More

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Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes block malignant behaviors of hepatocellular carcinoma stem cells through a lncRNA C5orf66-AS1/microRNA-127-3p/DUSP1/ERK axis.

Hum Cell 2021 Nov 24;34(6):1812-1829. Epub 2021 Aug 24.

Department of Radiology Intervention, Jinling Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing University School of Medicine, No. 305, East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, 210002, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China.

Mesenchymal stem cell (MSCs)-derived exosomes have been frequently used as useful tools in disease control. This research aimed to study the function of MSC-derived exosomes (Exo) in the stemness of cancer stem cells (CSCs) of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the molecular mechanism. Exo from the procured human bone marrow-MSCs were extracted and identified. Read More

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November 2021

Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cell-exosomal miR-627-5p ameliorates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by repressing FTO expression.

Hum Cell 2021 Nov 19;34(6):1697-1708. Epub 2021 Aug 19.

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, No. 1 Minde Road, Donghu District, Nanchang, 330006, China.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of liver disorders. Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hUC-MSCs)-based therapy is currently considered to be an effective treatment for NAFLD. The present study aimed to determine whether hUC-MSCs-exosomes have a hepatoprotective effect on NAFLD. Read More

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November 2021

Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes for treatment of ischemic stroke.

Curr Stem Cell Res Ther 2021 Aug 12. Epub 2021 Aug 12.

Persian Gulf Physiology Research Center, Medical Basic Sciences Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz. Iran.

Stroke is a life-threatening disease and one of the leading causes of death and physical disability worldwide. Currently, no drugs on the market promote neural recovery after stroke insult, and spontaneous remodeling processes are limited to induce recovery in the ischemic regions. Therefore, promoting a cell-based therapy has been needed to elevate the endogenous recovery process. Read More

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Current understanding of the mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes in cancer and aging.

Biotechnol Rep (Amst) 2021 Sep 12;31:e00658. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

Department of Medical Biotechnology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute (CHRI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are being widely researched upon for several years with translational application in regenerative medicine. Many studies acknowledged trophic factors from MSCs, attenuating dreadful ailments. The beneficial properties of MSCs are attributed to their secretion of paracrine factors as extracellular vesicles/ exosomes in the tissue microenvironment. Read More

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September 2021

Mesenchymal stem cells and their derived exosomes to combat Covid-19.

Rev Med Virol 2021 Aug 7:e2281. Epub 2021 Aug 7.

Department of Cell and Molecular Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is causing an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Effective therapies are required for the treatment of patients with severe stages of the disease. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been evaluated in numerous clinical trials, but present challenges, such as carcinogenic risk and special storage conditions, coupled with insufficient data about their mechanism of action. Read More

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MiR-26b-5p-modified hUB-MSCs derived exosomes attenuate early brain injury during subarachnoid hemorrhage via MAT2A-mediated the p38 MAPK/STAT3 signaling pathway.

Brain Res Bull 2021 Oct 17;175:107-115. Epub 2021 Jul 17.

Department of Renal Transplantation, Nephropathy Hospital, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, 710061, Shaanxi, China.

Early brain injury (EBI) is a major cause of adverse outcomes following subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). There is evidence that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) - derived exosomes are involved in the repair of SAH. Exosomes were extracted from human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (hubMSCs) and identified. Read More

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October 2021

A paradigm shift in cell-free approach: the emerging role of MSCs-derived exosomes in regenerative medicine.

J Transl Med 2021 07 12;19(1):302. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

German Cancer Research Center, Toxicology and Chemotherapy Unit (G401), 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

Recently, mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) due to their pro-angiogenic, anti-apoptotic, and immunoregulatory competencies along with fewer ethical issues are presented as a rational strategy for regenerative medicine. Current reports have signified that the pleiotropic effects of MSCs are not related to their differentiation potentials, but rather are exerted through the release of soluble paracrine molecules. Being nano-sized, non-toxic, biocompatible, barely immunogenic, and owning targeting capability and organotropism, exosomes are considered nanocarriers for their possible use in diagnosis and therapy. Read More

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Mesenchymal stem cells-derived exosomes modulate vascular endothelial injury via miR-144-5p/PTEN in intracranial aneurysm.

Hum Cell 2021 Sep 8;34(5):1346-1359. Epub 2021 Jul 8.

Department of Neurosurgery, Zaozhuang Municipal Hospital, No. 41 Longtou Middle Road, Shizhong District, Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province, 277100, People's Republic of China.

Phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) is known to be involved in the pathogenesis of intracranial aneurysm (IA). This study investigated the molecular mechanism of exosomal miR-144-5p (ex-miR-144-5p) and PTEN in IA. Ex-miR-144-5p expression was assessed in serum from individuals with ruptured intracranial aneurysm (RA) or unruptured intracranial aneurysm (UA), and healthy controls (HC). Read More

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September 2021

Human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells-derived exosomal microRNA-181a retards nasopharyngeal carcinoma development by mediating KDM5C.

J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2021 Oct 4;147(10):2867-2877. Epub 2021 Jul 4.

Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, No.113 Shaoshan Middle Road, Changsha, 410208, Hunan, China.

Objective: It has been studied that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes could suppress tumor growth in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and microRNA-181a (miR-181a) could mediate drug resistance in NPC. Focused on this work, the mechanism of human umbilical cord MSCs (hUC-MSCs)-derived exosomal miR-181a was explored in NPC cell progression.

Methods: NPC tissues and normal tissues were obtained from patients, and miR-181a and KDM5C expression was examined. Read More

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October 2021

MSCs‑derived exosomes attenuate ischemia-reperfusion brain injury and inhibit microglia apoptosis might via exosomal miR-26a-5p mediated suppression of CDK6.

Mol Med 2021 07 2;27(1):67. Epub 2021 Jul 2.

Department of Neurology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University (Army Medical University), No. 188 Xinqiaozheng Street, Chongqing, 400038, People's Republic of China.

Background: This study aimed to explore the role of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes (MSCs-Exo) in the cerebral ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury.

Methods: Exosomes were isolated from MSCs of adult C57BL/6J mice by the gradient centrifugation method. The expression of miR-26a-5p and CDK6 in MSCs-Exo and mice brain tissues were evaluated by qRT-PCR and western blot. Read More

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Surface engineering of titania nanotubes incorporated with double-layered extracellular vesicles to modulate inflammation and osteogenesis.

Regen Biomater 2021 Jun 11;8(3):rbab010. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University, Zunyi, 563003 Guizhou, China.

Titania nanotubes (TNT) generated on titanium implant are emerged as important modification technique to facilitate bone regeneration. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes are membrane bound extracellular vesicles (EVs), which play an important role in tissue regeneration. The objective of this study was to generate an EVs hybrid TNT aiming at regulating inflammation, MSCs recruitment and osteogenesis. Read More

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Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomal miR-143-3p suppresses myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by regulating autophagy.

Life Sci 2021 Sep 22;280:119742. Epub 2021 Jun 22.

Department of Cardiology, Zhongda Hospital, School of Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing Jiangsu Province 210009, China. Electronic address:

Aims: Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury is considered as a major obstacle of myocardial perfusion to save acute myocardial infarction, and causes a serious threat to human health. An extensive body of evidence has unveiled that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as adult stem cells play a vital role in the field of damaged myocardial regeneration and repair. However, the biological role of MSCs derived-exosomes in the protection of myocardial I/R injury has not been elucidated. Read More

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September 2021

The Multi-Therapeutic Role of MSCs in Diabetic Nephropathy.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 7;12:671566. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Metabolism and Endocrinology, National Clinical Research Center for Metabolic Diseases, Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Metabolic Bone Diseases, the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China.

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is one of the most common diabetes mellitus (DM) microvascular complications, which always ends with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Up to now, as the treatment of DN in clinic is still complicated, ESRD has become the main cause of death in diabetic patients. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), with multi-differentiation potential and paracrine function, have attracted considerable attention in cell therapy recently. Read More

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Exosomes Derived from Non-Classic Sources for Treatment of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Injury of the Knee: In Vivo Review.

J Clin Med 2021 May 7;10(9). Epub 2021 May 7.

Orthopedic Research Laboratory, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health System, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA.

Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the most common chronic, debilitating musculoskeletal conditions. Current conservative treatment modalities such as weight loss, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and intra-articular steroid injections often only provide temporary pain relief and are unsatisfactory for long-term management. Though end stage osteoarthritis of the knee can be managed with total knee arthroplasty (TKA), finding alternative non-surgical options to delay or prevent the need for TKA are needed due to the increased healthcare costs and expenditures associated with TKA. Read More

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Exosomes derived from pioglitazone-pretreated MSCs accelerate diabetic wound healing through enhancing angiogenesis.

J Nanobiotechnology 2021 May 21;19(1):150. Epub 2021 May 21.

Department of Orthopaedics, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430022, China.

Background: Enhanced angiogenesis can promote diabetic wound healing. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomes, which are cell-free therapeutics, are promising candidates for the treatment of diabetic wound healing. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of exosomes derived from MSCs pretreated with pioglitazone (PGZ-Exos) on diabetic wound healing. Read More

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Gingiva-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Potential Application in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - A Comprehensive Review.

Front Immunol 2021 16;12:667221. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Pharmacology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

A unique subpopulation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) has been isolated and characterized from human gingival tissues (GMSCs). Similar to MSCs derived from other sources of tissues, e.g. Read More

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October 2021

Exosomes Secreted from Hypoxia-Preconditioned Mesenchymal Stem Cells Prevent Steroid-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head by Promoting Angiogenesis in Rats.

Biomed Res Int 2021 7;2021:6655225. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province 710061, China.

Recent studies have suggested that exosomes exert similar therapeutic effects to those of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in regenerative medicine and MSCs-derived exosomes exhibit therapeutic effects on steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). Furthermore, reparative functions of exosomes from MSCs are enhanced by hypoxia treatment of the cells. However, there are no related reports about whether exosomes derived from hypoxia-preconditioned MSCs could show better therapeutic effects on steroid-induced ONFH. Read More

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Exosomes derived from mycobacterium tuberculosis-infected MSCs induce a pro-inflammatory response of macrophages.

Aging (Albany NY) 2021 04 19;13(8):11595-11609. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of Senile Diseases, Dongying City Shengli Hospital, Dongying, Shandong Province, China.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), and macrophages serve as the primary natural host of M.tb. Read More

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Exosomes from adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells alleviate diabetic osteoporosis in rats through suppressing NLRP3 inflammasome activation in osteoclasts.

J Biosci Bioeng 2021 Jun 10;131(6):671-678. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Cangzhou Central Hospital, No. 16 Xinhuaxi Road, Cangzhou 061000, Hebei, China.

Inflammation is one of major contributors of diabetic osteoporosis. Adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells (AD-MSCs) show great potential to inhibit inflammation. We investigated the anti-osteoporosis role of AD-MSCs-derived exosomes in diabetic osteoporosis and the underlying molecular mechanism. Read More

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microRNA-204 shuttled by mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes inhibits the migration and invasion of non-small-cell lung cancer cells via the KLF7/AKT/HIF-1α axis.

Neoplasma 2021 Jul 13;68(4):719-731. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Gannan Medical University, Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China.

Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Accumulating researches have highlighted the ability of exosome-encapsulated microRNAs (miRNAs or miRs) as potential circulating biomarkers for lung cancer. The current study aimed to evaluate the significance of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)-derived exosomal miR-204 in the invasion, migration, and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of NSCLC cells. Read More

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Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells-secreted exosomal H19 modulates lipopolysaccharides-stimulated microglial M1/M2 polarization and alleviates inflammation-mediated neurotoxicity.

Am J Transl Res 2021 15;13(3):935-951. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Department of Obstetrics, Shandong Provincial Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital, Cheeloo College of Medicine, Shandong University Ji'nan 250014, Shandong, China.

Neuroinflammation is the most common cause of neurological diseases. Exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs-exos) have been reported to reduce inflammation and neuronal injury. Its underlying mechanism remains poorly unknown. Read More

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Exosomes from microRNA-145-5p-modified HUCB-MSCs attenuate CCl4-induced hepatic fibrosis via down-regulating FSCN1 expression.

Life Sci 2021 Mar 29:119404. Epub 2021 Mar 29.

Department of Orthopedics, No.3 Hospital of Xiangya, Central South University, Changsha 410013, Hunan, China. Electronic address:

Objective: Dysregulated microRNA-145-5p (miR-145-5p) contributes to hepatic fibrosis (HF) while extracellular vesicles have the therapeutic capacities to treat this disease. Based on that, this work is initiated from human umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells (HUCB-MSCs)-derived exosomes delivering miR-145-5p to regulate fascin actin-bundling protein 1 (FSCN1) for attenuating HF.

Methods: A rat model of HF was established using carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) intraperitoneal injection. Read More

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