Outer Membrane Vesicles: Interaction with Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
In order to favour the parent bacteria by their predatory activities, the outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) have to interact with other competing prokaryotes (Gram-negative or Gram-positive) or with the eukaryotic cells as hosts. The mechanisms of action of the OMVs including their modes of binding with and delivery of packaged materials into the prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells are described briefly.
KeywordsOMVs Packaging Interactions Delivery Prokaryotes Eukaryotes Fusion Lipid raft Receptor-mediated endocytosis
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