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The Blood-Brain Barrier: New Research $170.00
Editors: Pedro A. Montenegro and Stefanee M. Juárez
Book Description:
The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a highly regulated system that maintains brain allostasis. BBB achieves its main function by transporting blood to brain glucose, amino acids and other molecules needed for proper neural physiology, while extruding from the brain molecules derived from neural and glial metabolism that may have neurotoxic properties. In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of blood-brain barriers including their local and temporal regulation during normal and altered physiological states; the therapeutic opportunities of efflux-transporters at the blood-brain barrier; novel strategies to restore blood-brain barrier integrity after brain injury; evaluation of the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier in neurological diseases and blood-brain barrier in hepatic encephalopathy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Local and Temporal Regulation of the Blood-Brain Barrier during Normal and Altered Physiological States
(Beatriz Gómez-González, Gabriela Hurtado-Alvarado, Javier Velázquez-Moctezuma, Neuroscience Area, Dept. of Reproduction Biology, CBS, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Mexico)

Angiogenesis and its Mechanistic Implications in the Pathology of Neurodegenerative Disorders
(Aditiben Patel, Giuseppe V. Toia, Bill Hendey, Paul M. Carvey, Department of Pharmacology and Neurological Sciences, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

It Takes Two to Tango: Protein-Protein Interactions in the Translocation of Pathogens across Blood-Brain Barrier
(L. Pulzova, P. Mlynarcik, E. Bencurova, M. Bhide, Laboratory of Biomedical Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Kosice, Slovakia, and others)

Efflux-Transporters at the Blood-Brain Barrier: Therapeutic Opportunities
(Alan Talevi, Luis Enrique Bruno-Blanch, Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences, National University of La Plata (UNLP), La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

Novel Strategies to Restore Blood Brain Barrier Integrity after Brain Injury
(Winfried Neuhaus, Malgorzata Burek, Christian Wunder, Carola Y. Förster, University of Würzburg, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Wuerzburg, Germany)

Evaluation of the Blood-Cerebrospinal Fluid Barrier in Neurological Diseases
(Alina González-Quevedo, Rebeca Fernández Carriera, Sergio González García, Idalmis Suárez Luis, Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, Cuba)

Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease
(Inês Palmela, Dora Brites, Maria Alexandra Brito, Research Institute for Medicines and Pharmaceutical Sciences (iMed.UL), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)

HIV-1 gp120 Induces Blood-Brain Barrier Abnormalities: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Consequences
(Jean-Pierre Louboutin, David S. Strayer, Department of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

Blood Brain Barrier in Hepatic Encephalopathy
(Cuiming Sun, Pei Liu, Department of Infectious Disease, The First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University)

Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB): Morphology and Disease
(L. Colin-Barenque, A. Zepeda-Rodriguez, R. Jimenez-Martinez, A. Gonzalez-Villalva, M. Rojas-Lemus, P. Bizarro-Nevares, V. Rodriguez-Lara, F. Pasos-Najera, V. Guarner-Lans, A. Santamaria, T.I. Fortoul, Departamento de Neurociencias, FES Iztacala, Edo. de México, UNAM, and others)

Role of Blood-Brain Barrier in Cerebral Malaria ^
(Mauro Prato, Dipartimento di Genetica, Biologia e Biochimica, Università di Torino, Torino, Italy)

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   Series:
      Neuroscience Research Progress
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-812-5
   Status: AV
  
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