Rogue immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier to cause MS

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Rogue immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier to cause MS

Postby MSUK » Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:29 am

US researchers discover how rogue immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier to cause MS

Different types of immune cells gain access to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord in different ways, according to multiple sclerosis (MS) researchers based at the University of Illinois in Chicago and the University of California, Irvine... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/us-researchers-discover-how-rogue-immune-cells-cross-blood-brain-barrier-cause-ms

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Re: Rogue immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier to caus

Postby frodo » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:08 am

Sadly, after reading the article, they only say that they have discovered (again) how EAE work in mouse models.

In MS several things happen before the BBB breakdown that have no similarity in EAE: NAGM, NAWM and microglia activation.
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