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  1. 1. Regulation of COX-2 signaling in the blood brain barrier

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biokemi

    Author : Belma Salagic; [2009]
    Keywords : neurobiology; cellbiology; biomedicine; biochemistry; immunology;

    Abstract : Upon an inflammation the immune system signals the brain by secreted cytokines to elicit central nervous responses such as fever, loss of appetite and secretion of stress hormones. Since the blood brain barrier, (BBB) protects the brain from unwanted material, molecules like cytokines are not allowed to cross the barrier and enter the brain. READ MORE