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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.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood-Brain Barrier" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blood-Brain Barrier" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 504 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 39 publications in 2016
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