Gene description for A2M
Gene name alpha-2-macroglobulin
Gene symbol A2M
Other names/aliases A2MD
CPAMD5
FWP007
S863-7
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - A2M
Vesiclepedia VP_2
EV Quant EVQuant_2
ExoCarta ExoCarta_2
Entrez Gene 2
HGNC 7
MIM 103950
 A2M identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type

 SampleVesicle type                           
1 Aqueous humor Exosomes Show Studies
2 Ascites Microvesicles Show Studies
3 Astrocytoma cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
4 B cells Exosomes
Exosomes/Microvesicles/Oncosomes/Microparticles
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5 Bladder cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
6 Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells Exosomes Show Studies
7 Brain cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
8 Breast cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
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9 Breast milk Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
10 Bronchial epithelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
11 Carotid atherosclerotic plaques Microparticles Show Studies
12 Chondrocytes Small extracellular vesicles Show Studies
13 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells Exosomes Show Studies
14 Colorectal cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Small extracellular vesicles
Exomeres
Exosomes
Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles/Microvesicles/Ectosomes
Microvesicles
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15 Dendritic cells Microvesicles
Exosomes
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16 Duodenal cancer cells Exosomes Show Studies
17 Embryonic kidney cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
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18 Endothelial cells Microparticles
Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles
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19 Epithelial cells Exosomes Show Studies
20 Fibroblasts Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
21 Glioblastoma cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
Microvesicles
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22 Keratinocytes Exosomes Show Studies
23 Kidney cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
24 Kidney cells Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
25 Leukemia cells Exosomes
Extracellular vesicles
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26 Lung epithelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
27 Macrophage Microvesicles/Exosomes Show Studies
28 Malignant pleural effusions Exosomes/Microvesicles/Ectosomes/Microparticles Show Studies
29 Medulloblastoma cells Exosomes/Membrane vesicles/Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
30 Melanoma cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
31 Mesenchymal stem cells Exosomes Show Studies
32 Monocytes Microparticles Show Studies
33 Neuroblastoma cells Exosomes/Membrane vesicles
Exosomes
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34 Neutrophils Microparticles Show Studies
35 Osteosarcoma cells Matrix vesicles Show Studies
36 Ovarian cancer cells Exosomes
Extracellular vesicles
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37 Pancreatic cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
38 Pancreatic duct epithelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
39 Peripheral blood mononucelar cells Microvesicles Show Studies
40 Placenta Exosomes Show Studies
41 Placenta choriocarcinoma cells Exosomes Show Studies
42 Placental mesenchymal stem cells Exosomes Show Studies
43 Plasma Exosomes
Extracellular vesicles
Microparticles
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44 Platelets Microparticles Show Studies
45 Prostate cancer cells Exosomes
Extracellular vesicles
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46 Red blood cells Microvesicles/Nanovesicles Show Studies
47 Renal proximal tubule cells Exosomes Show Studies
48 Retinal pigment epithelial cells Exosomes
Small extracellular vesicles
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49 Serum Exosomes Show Studies
50 Smooth muscle cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
51 Synovial fluid Exosomes
Microvesicles
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52 T cells Exosomes Show Studies
53 Thymus Exosomes Show Studies
54 Umblical cord mesenchymal stem cells Microvesicles Show Studies
55 Urine Microvesicles
Exosomes/Membrane vesicles
Exosomes/Nanovesicles
Exosomes/Microvesicles
Exosomes
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56 Urothelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
57 Valvular interstitial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies