Electromagnetic fields and the blood–brain barrier

@article{Stam2010ElectromagneticFA,
  title={Electromagnetic fields and the blood–brain barrier},
  author={Rianne Stam},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={65},
  pages={80-97}
}
  • R. Stam
  • Published 5 October 2010
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Brain Research Reviews
The mammalian blood-brain barrier (BBB) consists of endothelial cells, linked by tight junctions, and the adjoining pericytes and extracellular matrix. It helps maintain a highly stable extracellular environment necessary for accurate synaptic transmission and protects nervous tissue from injury. An increase in its normally low permeability for hydrophilic and charged molecules could potentially be detrimental. Methods to assess the permeability of the BBB include histological staining for… 
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