Chapter 24. Inflammatory Response of the Blood-Brain Interface

  1. Prof. Dr. Rolf Dermietzel3,
  2. Prof. Dr. David C. Spray4 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Maiken Nedergaard5
  1. Pedro M. Faustmann1 and
  2. Claus G. Haase2

Published Online: 31 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611225.ch24

Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1

Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1

How to Cite

Faustmann, P. M. and Haase, C. G. (2007) Inflammatory Response of the Blood-Brain Interface, in Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1 (eds R. Dermietzel, D. C. Spray and M. Nedergaard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611225.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Neuroanatomy and Molecular Brain Research, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitätsstrasse 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1410 Pelham Parkway S, Bronx, NY 10464, USA

  3. 5

    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Neuroanatomy/Mol. Brain Research, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitätsstrasse 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Knappschafts-Hospital, Dorstener Strasse 151, 45657 Recklinghausen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310883

Online ISBN: 9783527611225

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Keywords:

  • disease-related response;
  • inflammatory response of blood-brain interface;
  • diagnostic features of cerebrospinal fluid;
  • inflammatory response;
  • acute trauma;
  • Alzheimer's disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnostic Features of Cerebrospinal Fluid

    • Cell Count and Cell Differention

    • Protein Level

    • Glucose Level

  • Acute Bacterial Meningitis

    • Bacteria and the Blood-Brain Barrier

    • Leukocyte Migration into the CNS

    • Cytokines

  • Inflammatory Response in Acute Trauma

  • Inflammatory Response in Alzheimer's Disease

  • References