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Draper Laboratory is designing a microdevice that will provide a more biologically realistic growth environment for human kidney cells
The blood-brain barrier is essential for maintaining the brain's stable environment—preventing entry of harmful viruses and bacteria and isolating the brain's specific hormonal and neurotransmitter activity from that in the rest of the body.
By Rickard, Alice Dorokhov, Nikolay; Ryerse, Jan; Klumpp, David J; McHowat, Jane Abstract Tight junctions (TJs) are essential for normal function of epithelia, restricting paracellular diffusion and contributing to the maintenance of cell surface polarity.
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