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Table 1 Extracellular vesicles characteristics

From: The versatile role of exosomes in human retroviral infections: from immunopathogenesis to clinical application

Extracellular vesicles Other names Origin Size (nm) Markers
Exosomes Exosome-like vesicles Multivesicles bodies 30–150 CD29, CD63, CD81, CD82, CD9
Dexosomes
Nanovesicles
Prostasomes
Tolerosomes
Microvesicles Microparticles The plasma membrane 100–1000 Annexin V, Flotinin-2,
Shedding vesicles
Blebbing vesicles CD40, CD62, Integrins
Oncosomes Migrasomes
ARRMs
Neurospheres
Apoptotic bodies Microparticles Apoptotic bodies 1000–6000 Annexin V, DNA, Histones