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In vitro modulatory effects of fermented rooibos extract (Aspalathus linearis) against ethanol-induced effects on the mouse blood-brain barrier
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Alcohol abuse is a growing crisis within South Africa, with severe health and socio-economic implications. Alcohol compromises the function of the blood-brain barrier (BBB), and thus its ability to regulate the homeostatic ...
Investigating novel aspects of the blood-brain barrier using high resolution electron microscopy
(University of the Western Cape, 2022)
The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a restrictive interface located between the blood circulation and the central nervous system (CNS), regulating the homeostatic environment of the neuronal milieu, by controlling the ...