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Biomedical Sciences - Molecular Medicine | Biology and Regulation of Blood‑Tissue Barriers

Biology and Regulation of Blood‑Tissue Barriers

Cheng, C. Yan (Ed.)

2013, XX, 361 p.

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  • Written by outstanding investigators in their fields
  • Covers some of the more interesting aspects of research in blood‑tissue barriers
  • Focuses on topics that are physiologically applicable to all blood‑tissue barriers

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Biology - Blood‑Tissue - Blood‑Tissue Barriers - C. Yan Cheng - Regulation

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Molecular Medicine

Table of contents 

Regulation of Permeability Across the Blood‑Brain Barrier.- Drug Transporters at Brain Barriers: Expression and Regulation by Neurological Disorders.- The Blood‑Retina Barrier: Tight Junctions and Barrier Modulation.- The Inner Blood‑Retinal Barrier: Molecular Structure and Transport Biology.- Endothelial and Epithelial Barriers in Graft‑Versus‑Host Disease.- Structure and Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Tight Junctions: Current Concepts and Unanswered Questions.- Polarity Protein Complex Scribble/Lgl/Dlg and Epithelial Cell Barriers.- The Blood‑Biliary Barrier, Tight Junctions and Human Liver Diseases.- The Blood‑Follicle Barrier (Bfb) in Disease and in Ovarian Function.- Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Epithelial Barrier of the Female Reproductive Tract: Role of Ion Channels.- The Blood‑Epididymis Barrier and Human Male Fertility.- Blood‑Tissue Barriers: Morphofunctional and Immunological Aspects of the Blood‑Testis and Blood‑Epididymal Barriers.- Gap Junctions and Blood‑Tissue Barriers.- Transcriptional Regulation of Cell Adhesion at the Blood‑Testis Barrier and Spermatogenesis in the Testis.- c‑Src and c‑Yes are Two Unlikely Partners of Spermatogenesis and Their Roles in Blood‑Testis Barrier Dynamics.- Role of P‑Glycoprotein at the Blood‑Testis Barrier on Adjudin Distribution in the Testis: a Revisit of Recent Data.- The Apical Ectoplasmic Specialization‑Blood‑Testis Barrier Functional Axis is a Novel Target for Male Contraception.

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