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There can be many reasons to why BBB-like barrier is not present in all the capillaries of the body. Let's talk about them one at a time. Source Blood-brain barrier has its own side effects. Some major side effects are cerebral edema (accumulation of excess water in the extracellular space of the brain, which can result when hypoxia causes the ...


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You talk about memory loss. The hippocampus is involved in the formation and storage of memories and indeed one of the few places in the brain where new neurons are formed. The formation of new neurons here is indeed linked to the formation of memories (Coras et al., 2010). Hippocampal neurons do not lack centrioles (Dotti & Banker, 1991; Poppov & ...



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