An up to date basic introduction to the blood brain barrier which starts with a clear description of the key historical experiments which have led to the concept of this multi faceted barrier mechanism there are sections on the morphology of the barrier basic transport kinetics and carrier meditated processes subsequent chapters deal with transport of glucose and amino acids peptides and nucleotides the final chapter reviews various models of neurological disorders which can be used to . This book is devoted to exploring the complexities of the blood brain barrier the book begins by reviewing the historical experiments that led to the concept of a barrier protecting the brain from variations in the blood transport kinetics and carrier mediated processes are described and the mechanism by which molecules can cross the barrier is discussed ways in which the barrier can be . An introduction to the blood brain barrier book read reviews from worlds largest community for readers this book is devoted to exploring the complexit. This introduction for both researchers and clinicians across the medical sciences is intended to aid both those beginning work directly in this area and those wishing simply to be better informed when interpreting information where the blood brain barrier may be involved advances in both methodology and biology are detailed in 50 chapters from international authorities
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