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By Alexander S. Easton (auth.), C. Yan Cheng PhD (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461447100

ISBN-13: 9781461447108

ISBN-10: 1461447119

ISBN-13: 9781461447115

This publication used to be written through many striking investigators who've spent many years to check assorted facets of blood‑tissue barrier functionality. they've got summarized a few of the most modern and interesting improvement of their fields of study together with the blood‑brain barrier, the blood‑retinal barrier, the intestine barrier, the blood‑biliary barrier, the blood‑follicle barrier, the blood‑epididymis barrier, the blood‑testis barrier, the tight junction barrier usually in addition to limitations within the woman reproductive tract. incorporated also are chapters that concentrate on themes which are physiologically acceptable to all blood‑tissue limitations. lots of those chapters additionally contain info on particular human illnesses, reminiscent of pathological adjustments of the intestine barrier that reason bowel issues caused by irritation of the epithelial lining within the gut, and infertility in males due to disruption of the blood‑epididymal and/or blood‑testis boundaries; and on new healing methods (e.g., drug supply around the blood‑brain and the blood‑retinal barriers).

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2013 Landes Bioscience and Springer Science+Business Media. 20 DRUG TRANSPORTERS AT BRAIN BARRIERS 21 of transport processes and established methods to study drug transport and (ii) to review the expression, localization and functional activity of drug transporters in different brain cellular compartments under normal physiological and neuropathological conditions. PHYSIOLOGY OF THE BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER The blood-brain barrier (BBB) forms a dynamic physical and biochemical barrier that separates the CNS from systemic circulation.

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