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Effect of Ginkgo Biloba Extract on the Blood-Brain Barrier

  • P. E. Chabrier
  • P. Roubert
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The different methods used to explore the blood-brain barrier (made up of cerebral capillary vessels), and notably, at molecular level, isolated microvessel preparations, have greatly improved our knowledge in this particular field. Some of these methods could be used to evaluate the protective effects of therapeutic substances, such as Ginkgo biloba extract, on the blood-brain barrier.


Ginkgo Biloba Extract Cerebral Endothelial Cell Cerebral Microvessels Cerebral Capillary Intrinsic Innervation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. E. Chabrier
    • 1
  • P. Roubert
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de recherche I.H.B.-I.P.S.E.N.Les UlisFrance

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