Volume 5, Number 6 (December 1999)

Guest Editorial

The blood-brain barrier: a defensive shield or perpetrator of microbial invasion?
Gendelman HE, Rappaport J, Hickey W.
pp. 533-537

The functional biology and immunology of the blood-brain barrier

Physiology and pathology of the blood-brain barrier: implications for microbial pathogenesis, drug delivery and neurodegenerative disorders
Banks WA.
pp. 538-55

Blood-brain barrier biology and methodology
Pardridge WM.
pp. 556-69

Immunobiology of the blood-brain barrier
Miller DW.
pp. 570-8

Model systems for studies of leukocyte migration across the blood - brain barrier Persidsky Y.
pp. 579-90

Microbial pathogenesis and the blood-brain barrier

Molecular and cellular mechanisms for microbial entry into the CNS
Zhang JR, Tuomanen E.
pp. 591-603

Bornavirus immunopathogenesis in rodents: models for human neurological diseases
Briese T, Hornig M, Lipkin WI.
pp. 604-12

Measles virus in the CNS: the role of viral and host factors for the establishment and maintenance of a persistent infection
Schneider-Schaulies J, Niewiesk S, Schneider-Schaulies S, ter Meulen V.
pp. 613-22

Chemokines, blood-brain barrier function and CNS viral invasion

Sentries at the gate: chemokines and the blood-brain barrier
Glabinski AR, Ransohoff RM.
pp. 623-34

Central nervous system chemokine expression during Theiler's virus-induced demyelinating disease
Hoffman LM, Fife BT, Begolka WS, Miller SD, Karpus WJ.
pp. 635-42

Chemokine receptors and virus entry in the central nervous system
Gabuzda D, Wang J.
pp. 643-58

Regulation of blood-brain barrier function in HIV-1 dementia: role of viral/cellular proteins and macrophage infection

Interactions between macrophages and brain microvascular endothelial cells: role in pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection and blood - brain barrier function
Nottet HS.
pp. 659-69

HIV infection of choroid plexus in AIDS and asymptomatic HIV-infected patients suggests that the choroid plexus may be a reservoir of productive infection
Petito CK, Chen H, Mastri AR, Torres-Munoz J, Roberts B, Wood C.
pp. 670-7

Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 TAT protein induces adhesion molecule expression in astrocytes
Woodman SE, Benveniste EN, Nath A, Berman JW.
pp. 678-84

Role of HIV-1 Tat and CC chemokine MIP-1alpha in the pathogenesis of HIV associated central nervous system disorders
Bonwetsch R, Croul S, Richardson MW, Lorenzana C, Valle LD, Sverstiuk AE, Amini S, Morgello S, Khalili K, Rappaport J.
pp. 685-94

Alterations in blood-brain barrier glucose transport in SIV-infected macaques
Mankowski JL, Queen SE, Kirstein LM, Spelman JP, Laterra J, Simpson IA, Adams RJ, Clements JE, Zink MC.
pp. 695-702