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Intermediate Level
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the Course and the Field of Extracellular Vesicles

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Introduction to the Course11m
The Origin of EVs throughout the Phylogenetic Tree11m
History of Exosomes and Extracellular Vesicles32m
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Extracellular Vesicles18m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Biogenesis, Cargo and Uptake of Extracellular Vesicles

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 142 min)
6 videos
Mechanisms of Extracellular Vesicle Uptake - Part 122m
Mechanisms of Extracellular Vesicle Uptake - Part 223m
The Protein Content of Extracellular Vesicles23m
The RNA Content of Extracellular Vesicles35m
The Lipid Content of Extracellular Vesicles18m
1 practice exercise
Biogenesis, Cargo and Uptake of Extracellular Vesicles30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Collection and Processing of Cell Culture Media and Body Fluids Prior to Isolation of Extracellular Vesicles

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 79 min)
5 videos
Blood Plasma and Serum15m
Breast Milk8m
Urine25m
Cerebrospinal Fluid15m
1 practice exercise
Collection and Processing of Cell Culture Media and Body Fluids Prior to Isolation of Extracellular Vesicles36m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Methods for Isolating Extracellular Vesicles

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 77 min)
6 videos
Differential Ultracentrifugation - Part 216m
Density Gradient12m
Size Exclusion Chromatography14m
Kit-based Precipitation12m
Summary of Isolation Methods for Extracellular Vesicles6m
1 practice exercise
Methods for Isolating Extracellular Vesicles22m

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