Downregulation of water channel aquaporin-4 in rats with experimental autoimmune encephalomyeritis induced by myelin basic protein.

Abstract

Characteristics of myelin basic protein (MBP)-induced experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) include acute edema and infiltration of mononuclear cells (MNCs) in the microvessels of central nervous system (CNS). Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) is a water channel protein expressed in astrocytes foot process throughout the CNS. We performed immunostaining, western… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2013.01.003

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