Regulation of Immune Cell Infiltration into the CNS by Regional Neural Inputs Explained by the Gate Theory

Abstract

The central nervous system (CNS) is an immune-privileged environment protected by the blood-brain barrier (BBB), which consists of specific endothelial cells that are brought together by tight junctions and tight liner sheets formed by pericytes and astrocytic end-feet. Despite the BBB, various immune and tumor cells can infiltrate the CNS parenchyma, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/898165

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@inproceedings{Arima2013RegulationOI, title={Regulation of Immune Cell Infiltration into the CNS by Regional Neural Inputs Explained by the Gate Theory}, author={Yasunobu Arima and Daisuke Kamimura and Lavannya Sabharwal and Mo{\'e} Yamada and Hidenori Bando and Hideki Ogura and Toru Atsumi and Masaaki Murakami}, booktitle={Mediators of inflammation}, year={2013} }