Blood-brain barrier disruption in multiple sclerosis.

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a complex organization of cerebral endothelial cells (CEC), pericytes and their basal lamina, which are surrounded and supported by astrocytes and perivascular macrophages. Collectively these cells separate and form the compartments of the cerebral vascular space and the cerebral interstitium under normal conditions. Without… CONTINUE READING