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Univ. of Toronto, Canada. textual content presents the main points of chosen morphologic, permeability, shipping, in vitro, and molecular ideas for BBB reports. each one half is preceded by means of a overview emphasizing the benefits and pitfalls of specific recommendations. Written for researchers in BBB. DNLM: Blood--Brain Barrier--physiology.

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