blood-brain barrier

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a mechanism that creates a barrier between brain tissues and circulating blood

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This hypothesis was advanced by Ismail and coll [4], who postulated the possibility of the venom to cross the hematoencephalic barrier in immature children, like the passage in immature mammals of the scorpion venom [4].
The potent activity of voriconazole against this fungus and its availability, with good penetration of the hematoencephalic barrier, may increase the chance of recovery and survival.
Many electronic microscopic studies of the brain are devoted to the study of its hematoencephalic barrier (HEB) in different pathological conditions (Hankeldiev et al., 2004).