"Multivesicular Bodies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Endosomes containing intraluminal vesicles which are formed by the inward budding of the endosome membrane. Multivesicular bodies (MVBs) may fuse with other organelles such as LYSOSOMES or fuse back with the PLASMA MEMBRANE releasing their contents by EXOCYTOSIS. The MVB intraluminal vesicles released into the extracellular environment are known as EXOSOMES.
- Multivesicular Bodies
- Multivesicular Body
- Endosomal Carrier Vesicles
- Endosomal Carrier Vesicle
- Multi-Vesicular Bodies
- Multi Vesicular Bodies
- Multi-Vesicular Body
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