barrier

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a solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

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Cytokines, polarity proteins, and endosomal protein trafficking and signaling--The Sertoli cell blood-testis barrier system in vitro as a study model," Methods in Enzymology 534: 181-194.
NC1 domain of collagen a3(IV) derived from the basement membrane regulates Sertoli cell blood-testis barrier dynamics," Spermatogenesis 3(2): e25465.
Sertoli cells also constitute the blood-testis barrier (54).
Effects of daily dermal application of DEET and permethrin alone and in combination, on sesorimotor performance, blood-brain barrier, and blood-testis barrier in rats.
6,7) This lesion, named focal orchitis by Honore, (16) has been explained as an autoimmune process produced by an alteration of the blood-testis barrier that permits the passage of antigens from the adluminal tubular compartment to the testicular interstitium.
Regulation of spermiogenesis, spermiation and blood-testis barrier dynamics: Novel insights from studies on Eps8 and Arp3," Biochemical Journal 435(3): 553-562.
Connexin 43 is critical to maintain the homeostasis of the blood-testis barrier via its effects on tight junction reassembly," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(42): 17998-18003.
Regulation of blood-testis barrier dynamics by focal adhesion kinase (FAK): An unexpected turn of events," Cell Cycle 8(21): 3493-3499.
Connexin 43 and plakophilin-2 as a protein complex that regulates blood-testis barrier dynamics," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(25): 10213-10218.