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Getting past the blood-brain barrier to improve the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: HAMMARLUND-UDENAES, Margareta (Uppsala University, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Uppsala, Sweden)
  • Abstract:

    AbstractThe blood-brain barrier (BBB) is made up of the endothelial cells of the capillaries in the brain. Apart from its tight junctions it also has efflux transporters like P-glycoprotein that keep many drugs out of the brain, and other uptake transporters that promotes uptake of some drugs into the brain. Knowledge about the role of drug


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Last update 4 October 2019

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