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- Kim, Kyu-Won, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Archives of pharmacal research 2006 v.29 no.4 pp. 265-275
- astrocytes; blood-brain barrier; brain; endothelial cells; growth factors; homeostasis; neoplasms; oxygen
- ... In the developing brain, capillaries are differentiated and matured into the blood-brain barrier (BBB), which is composed of cerebral endothelial cells, astrocyte end-feet, and pericytes. Since the BBB regulates the homeostasis of central nervous system (CNS), the maintenance of the BBB is important for CNS function. The disruption of the BBB may result in many brain disorders including brain tumo ...