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[PMC free content] [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 20. positive GSK regulator\AKT protein but increased the levels of GSK negative regulator\PP2A protein in TM cells. NPCE exosome protein analysis revealed 584 miRNAs and 182 proteins involved in the regulation of TM cellular processes, including WNT/\catenin signalling pathway, cell adhesion and extracellular matrix deposition. We found that negative modulator of Wnt signalling miR\29b was abundant in NPCE exosomal samples and treatment of TM cells with NPCE EVs significantly decreased COL3A1 expression. Suggesting that miR\29b can be responsible for decreased levels of WNT/\catenin pathway. Overall, this study highlights a potential role of EVs derived from NPCE cells in modulating ECM proteins and TM canonical Wnt Bromfenac sodium signalling. overnight at 4C using a SW28 rotor followed by filtration through a 0.22?m filter (Express PLUS (for 10?minutes and 2000?for 10?minutes to remove cell debris and larger vesicles. The resulting supernatant was filtered using 0.2?m filter and added to the filtered Bromfenac sodium precipitation solution (50% PEG8000 (Sigma), 0.5?mol/L NaCl in PBS), to achieve final PEG concentration (8.3% w/v), and samples were then mixed by repeated inversion and incubated overnight at 4C. EVs were precipitated by centrifugation at 1500?for 30?minutes, and the supernatant Bromfenac sodium was removed. Residual fluid centrifugation was eliminated by centrifugation Bromfenac sodium at 1500?for 5?minutes and pelleted EVs were resuspended in PBS for further analysis. 2.3. Transmission electron microscopy at cryogenic temperature (cryo\TEM) For cryo\TEM, 4?L of the vesicle suspension was applied to a copper grid coated with a perforated Bromfenac sodium lacy carbon 300 mesh (Ted Pella Inc) and blotted with filter paper to form a thin liquid film of solution. The blotted sample was immediately plunged into liquid ethane at its freezing point (?183C) in an automatic plunger (Lieca EM GP). The vitrified specimens were transferred into liquid nitrogen for storage. Sample analysis was carried out under a FEI Tecnai 12 G2 TEM, at 120?kV with a Gatan cryo\holder maintained at ?180C. Images were recorded with the Digital Micrograph software package, at low\dose conditions, to minimize electron beam radiation damage. The measurements were performed at the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology Ben\Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. 2.4. EV size and concentration by Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing (TRPS) Extracellular vesicle concentration was determined by qNano (Izon Science) instrument, using the Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing LHX2 antibody (TRPS) principle. This principle enables reception of signal while a single particle transfers through the NP150A membrane with pores of 150?nm. In order to eliminate contaminating debris, EV samples were passed through 0.22?m filters. The apparatus was operated at a voltage of 0.48?V\0.64?V and a pressure equivalent to 8?cm of H2O. The membrane was stretched to 45\47?mm. Polystyrene beads at a concentration of 1 1??1013?beads/mL (114?nm; CPC100 Izon Science) were used to calibrate size and concentration, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Samples were diluted 1000\fold with PBS buffer and measured over 10?minutes. The movement of the particle through the membrane was identified as change in the ionic stream causing voltage changes. The power of the signal is proportional to the particle size. According to the amount of particles and their velocity at a specific time, the qNano determines the EVs concentration. 2.5. Western blotting Western blotting analysis was performed on primary TM cells to ascertain the effects of NPCE EVs on Wnt signalling. Primary TM cells (1??106 cells/well) were seeded in 6\well plates in low glucose DMEM, containing 10% EV\depleted FBS..