Responsive Astrocytic Endfeet: The Role of AQP4 in BBB Development and Functioning

Grazia P. Nicchia, Beatrice Nico, Laura M.A. Camassa, Maria G. Mola, Domenico Ribatti, David C. Spray, Alejandra Bosco, Maria Svelto, Antonio Frigeri

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2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBlood-Brain Barriers
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9783527611225
ISBN (Print)9783527310883
StatePublished - May 31 2007


  • AQP expression
  • BBB damage
  • BBB development
  • BBB maintenance
  • Brain edema
  • Cells of blood-brain interface
  • Responsive astrocytic endfeet
  • Role of aquaporins (AQP)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Neuroscience(all)

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