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Antigen Processing, Presentation, and T Cell Interaction

Harald Neumann

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses antigen processing, presentation, and T cell interaction. The central nervous system (CNS) is protected by a blood-brain barrier (BBB) designed to minimize the passage of ... More


Endothelium-dependent vasodilator mechanisms

T.M. Cocks

in The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192623874
eISBN:
9780191724671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192623874.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The endothelium not only provides an important permeability barrier between the blood and the surrounding tissues, particularly in the brain, but it also presents a non-thrombogenic surface to the ... More


The cerebral microvascular endothelium in ischaemia

A. Lorris Betz and Fausto Iannotti

in The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192623874
eISBN:
9780191724671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192623874.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The brain microvasculature is composed of smooth muscle cells, endothelial cells, and pericytes and each of these is subject to injury in ischaemia. The function of the pericyte and its response to ... More


. Pulmonary hypertension

George Cremona and Tim Higenbottam

in The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192623874
eISBN:
9780191724671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192623874.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Over the last fifty years information has been steadily accumulating demonstrating the astonishingly complex systems for active regulation of blood flow in the lung and refuting the earlier notions ... More


Phytocannabinoids and the Cardiovascular System

Saoirse E. O’Sullivan

in Handbook of Cannabis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Phytocannabinoids have multiple effects in the cardiovascular system. This has been best studied for Δ‎9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in animals and humans. The hemodynamic response to THC is different ... More


Vascularization: Getting Blood from Here to There, Everywhere

Kenneth Douglas

in Bioprinting: To Make Ourselves Anew

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190943547
eISBN:
9780197558164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943547.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Abstract: This chapter gives an account of the vascularization of bioprinted constructs—that is, how scientists have found ways of providing a hierarchical network of blood vessels for bioprinted ... More


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