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Type: Thesis
Title: The Blood-brain barrier in normal and pathological conditions / by Chunni Zhu.
Author: Zhu, Chunni
Issue Date: 2001
School/Discipline: Dept. of Anatomical Sciences
Abstract: Examines the blood-brain barrier in normal and pathological conditions induced by intravascular and extravascular insults. Intravascular insults were induced by administration of Clostridium perfringens prototoxin; extravascular insults were induced by an impact acceleration model for closed head injury to induce traumatic brain injury. Also examines the integrity of the blood-brain barrier ultrastructurally and by its ability to exclude endogenous and exogenous tracers. Also studies the expression of 2 blood-brain barrier specific proteins, endothelial barrier antigen (EBA) and glucose transporter 1 (GLUT1)
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Anatomical Sciences, 2002?
Subject: Blood-brain barrier Physiology.
Blood-brain barrier Pathophysiology.
Blood-brain barrier Ultrastructure.
Description: Bibliography: leaves 318-367.
x, 367 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
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