Hongyan Zhu et al.
Neurochemical research, 43(10), 1897-1904 (2018-08-09)
Blood-brain barrier (BBB) destruction is associated with a variety of neurological diseases. Brain microvascular endothelial cells (BMECs) are the key constituent of BBB. Both matrix metalloproteinases-2/9 (MMP-2/9) and toll-like receptor-2 (TLR2) are coexpressed in BMECs and have been shown to...
Disrupted tight junctions in the small intestine of cystic fibrosis mice.
De Lisle, RC
Cell and Tissue Research null
Karsten Bartels et al.
Heart, lung & circulation, 23(10), 981-984 (2014-06-17)
Neurologic injury is common after cardiac surgery and disruption of the blood brain barrier (BBB) has been proposed as a contributing factor. We sought to study BBB characteristics in a rodent model of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and deep hypothermic circulatory...
Narin Liman et al.
Animal reproduction science, 212, 106247-106247 (2019-12-23)
Claudins (CLDNs) are major Ca2+-independent cell adhesion molecules functioning at tight junctions (TJ). The presence and localization of cell adhesion molecules are important for understanding the mechanisms associated with follicular and luteal development in the ovary. In this study, there...
Neutrophil elastase contributes to the pathological vascular permeability characteristic of diabetic retinopathy.
Liu, et al.
Diabetologia, 62, 2365-2374 (2020)