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Univ. of Toronto, Canada. textual content offers the main points of chosen morphologic, permeability, delivery, in vitro, and molecular suggestions for BBB stories. every one half is preceded via a evaluation emphasizing the benefits and pitfalls of specific strategies. Written for researchers in BBB. DNLM: Blood--Brain Barrier--physiology.

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A greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms occurring at the BBB in diseases is necessary in order to identify substances/molecules that can be targeted for pharmacological manipulation and/or gene therapy. Acknowledgments Grant support from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario for the period 1978 to 2002 is gratefully acknowledged. Thanks are expressed to Drs. David Robertson, Jim Eubanks, and Cynthia Hawkins for their helpful suggestions during the preparation of this manuscript.

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