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Blood-Brain Barrier

"Blood-Brain Barrier" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood-Brain Barrier" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Blood-Brain Barrier" was a major or minor topic of these publication.