Results for: Blood-brain-barrier

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What antibiotics penetrate the blood-brain barrier?

Antibiotics that crosses BBB- 1 Cephalosporins:eg. Ceftriaxone, Cefotaxime, ceftazidime, cefepime 2) Penicillins: Ampicillin 3 Antifungals: Amp B with flucytosine, Fluco (MORE)

What is the structure of blood brain barrier?

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a diffusion barrier, which impedes influx of most compounds from blood to brain. Three cellular elements of the brain microvasculature compose (MORE)
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Does gentamicin cross blood brain barrier?

No. Gentamicin is an aminoglycosidic sugar which is Highly water soluble . It is widely distributed in extracellular fluid and does not penetrate ocular tissue, nor readily (MORE)
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Function of blood-brain barrier?

The function of the blood-brain barrier is to allow water, lipid  soluble molecules, and gases into the brain extracellular fluid.  The barrier also lets in molecules that a (MORE)
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What is the blood brain barrier is effective against?

The blood brain barrier is effective again harmful chemicals in the  blood and bacteria infections from reaching the brain. Many of the  drugs on the street breach this barr (MORE)