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Blood-Retinal Barrier MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blood-Retinal Barrier
Tree Number(s)
A07.040
A09.371.729.055
Unique ID
D001813
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001813
Annotation
coord IM with endogenous substance /‌metab (IM) or exogenous substance /‌pharmacokin (IM)
Scope Note
A specialized transport barrier, in the EYE, formed by the retinal pigment EPITHELIUM, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the RETINA. TIGHT JUNCTIONS joining adjacent cells keep the barrier between cells continuous.
Entry Term(s)
Retinal-Blood Barrier
Previous Indexing
Retina (1966-1986)
Retinal Vessels (1966-1986)
See Also
Capillary Permeability
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/07
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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