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Blood-Brain Barrier MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blood-Brain Barrier
Tree Number(s)
A07.035
A08.186.211.035
Unique ID
D001812
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001812
Annotation
coord IM with endogenous substance /‌metab (IM) or exogenous substance /‌pharmacokin (IM)
Scope Note
Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Brain-Blood Barrier
Hemato-Encephalic Barrier
NLM Classification #
WL 200
See Also
Capillary Permeability
Public MeSH Note
66; was HEMATO-ENCEPHALIC BARRIER 1963-65
History Note
66; was HEMATO-ENCEPHALIC BARRIER 1963-65
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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