Permeability Barrier

Methods and Protocols

  • Kursad Turksen

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 763)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Arne Naegel, Michael Heisig, Gabriel Wittum
    Pages 1-32
  3. Ana Melero, Tsambika Hahn, Ulrich F. Schaefer, Marc Schneider
    Pages 33-50
  4. Ambica Bhandari, Michael L. Salmans, William Gordon, Bogi Andersen
    Pages 51-71
  5. Arup Kumar Indra, Mark Leid
    Pages 73-81
  6. Willemijn E. Corpeleijn, Ruurd M. van Elburg, Ido P. Kema, Johannes B. van Goudoever
    Pages 95-104
  7. Carrie A. Duckworth, Alastair J. Watson
    Pages 105-114
  8. Rino P. Donato, Adaweyah El-Merhibi, Batjargal Gundsambuu, Kai Yan Mak, Emma R. Formosa, Xian Wang et al.
    Pages 115-137
  9. Isabel Larre, Ruben G. Contreras, Marcelino Cereijido
    Pages 155-168
  10. Marta Garcia-Ramírez, Marta Villarroel, Lídia Corraliza, Cristina Hernández, Rafael Simó
    Pages 179-194
  11. Peter Rubenwolf, Jennifer Southgate
    Pages 207-222
  12. Séverine Mazaud-Guittot, Alexander Gow, Brigitte Le Magueresse-Battistoni
    Pages 223-236
  13. Yuping Wang, J. Steven Alexander
    Pages 253-264
  14. Armelle Le Guelte, Julie Gavard
    Pages 265-279
  15. Elizabeth Monaghan-Benson, Erika S. Wittchen
    Pages 281-290
  16. Kristina Giantsos, Mark Cluff, Randal Dull
    Pages 291-301
  17. Yu Sun, Richard D. Minshall, Guochang Hu
    Pages 303-317
  18. Alexander N. Garcia, Stephen M. Vogel, Yulia A. Komarova, Asrar B. Malik
    Pages 333-354
  19. Nadia Caram-Salas, Eve Boileau, Graham K. Farrington, Ellen Garber, Eric Brunette, Abedelnasser Abulrob et al.
    Pages 383-401
  20. Jisook Lee, Andrew Baird, Brian P. Eliceiri
    Pages 417-422
  21. Abedelnasser Abulrob, Eric Brunette, Jacqueline Slinn, Ewa Baumann, Danica Stanimirovic
    Pages 423-439
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 441-450

About this book


The significant biological subject, the permeability barrier, is incredibly diverse and vital for a vast assortment of crucial functions in the body.  In Permeability Barrier: Methods and Protocols, a variety of experienced researchers contribute techniques to study this complex system in its many forms.  Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters include brief introductions to their respective topics, detailed lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.


Authoritative and practical, Permeability Barrier: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide for all scientists seeking to further our understanding of this vital area of research.


Blood retina barrier Blood-brain barrier Epidermal barrier formation Epithelial cells In vitro In vivo Membranes

Editors and affiliations

  • Kursad Turksen
    • 1
  1. 1.Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine ProgramOttawa Hospital Research InstituteOttawaCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-61779-190-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-61779-191-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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