Subject: On the other side of the blood-brain immune barrier
Date: Fri Feb 18 11:38:09 2000
Posted by B. Fuller
Grade level: nonaligned
City: Chicago State/Province: IL
Area of science: Immunology
The body's immune system is denied entry to the brain (Right?). How then
does the brain fight an infection? Does it let the immune system in for
the duration of the fight? Or does the brain have an immune system of its
own? How specialized is this (possibly existant) brain immune system?
Re: On the other side of the blood-brain immune barrier
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