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Figure 2 | Fluids and Barriers of the CNS

Figure 2

From: Molecular biology of the blood-brain and the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barriers: similarities and differences

Figure 2

Schematic representation of tight junctions between two adjacent cells. In general, TJs at the BBB and in the CP epithelium are similar, but they express different claudins (that are not shown in this figure). This is probably an important structural difference underlying the lower values of TEER across CP epithelium compared to TEER values across the brain endothelium.

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