The Blood Brain Barrier's Role in Neurodegeneration

The blood brain barrier lines the vessels of the circulatory system in the brain, preventing harmful substances from crossing. This animation explains the blood brain barrier’s anatomy at a micro level—and what happens when it starts to break down.

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