NEPTUNE SEMINAR SERIES 23 MAR
NEPTUNE SEMINAR SERIES | Steeve Lima | 23 Mar | 11h30
Title:CyanoEV, characterizing Cyanobacterial Extracellular Vesicles, envisioning technological applications
Name: Steeve Lima
Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are non-replicable mock-facsimiles of the cell. The release of EVs is a transversal, but still overlooked, mechanism of secretion. These nanostructures can traffic biologically active molecules to distant targets in a concentrated, protected and targeted manner. Cyanobacteria, a biotechnological relevant group of Gram-negative oxygenic photosynthetic prokaryotes, were recently shown to secret EVs. However, knowledge on cyanobacterial EVs lags far behind compared to other bacterial species. The goal of this work was to dissect cyanobacterial EVs, addressing fundamental aspects of their biogenesis, composition and biological roles, envisioning using them for technological applications.
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