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Blood-Retinal Barrier

"Blood-Retinal 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.

A specialized transport barrier, in the EYE, formed by the retinal pigment EPITHELIUM, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the RETINA. TIGHT JUNCTIONS joining adjacent cells keep the barrier between cells continuous.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood-Retinal Barrier" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blood-Retinal Barrier" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003 and 2009
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