Stable microvascular endothelial cell line as a breakthrough tool for intractable neurological disease research

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Akio Suzumura MD, Department of Neuroimmunology, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 466-8601, Japan.

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Abstract

Neural tissue is protected by various barriers which can be disrupted with pathological conditions. The stable endothelial cell line that retains a barrier-specific nature is of use for future studies to investigate pathophysiology of neurological disorders.

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