Term Information [More information on maintenance of blood-brain barrier]

Accession
GO:0035633
Name
maintenance of blood-brain barrier
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
maintenance of BBB
Definition
Preserving the permeability barrier between the blood and the brain in a stable functional or structural state. The cells in the brain are packed tightly together preventing the passage of most molecules from the blood into the brain. Only lipid soluble molecules or those that are actively transported can pass through the blood-brain barrier. Source: PMID:20080302, GOC:sl, GOC:bf
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Ancestors of maintenance of blood-brain barrier (GO:0035633)
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maintenance of blood-brain barrier [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
maintenance of blood-brain barrier [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
maintenance of blood-brain barrier [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
maintenance of blood-brain barrier [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)

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