Peptides at the blood brain barrier: Knowing me knowing you

Thomas P Davis, Thomas J. Abbruscato, Richard D. Egleton

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Abstract

When the Davis Lab was first asked to contribute to this special edition of Peptides to celebrate the career and influence of Abba Kastin on peptide research, it felt like a daunting task. It is difficult to really understand and appreciate the influence that Abba has had, not only on a generation of peptide researchers, but also on the field of blood brain barrier (BBB) research, unless you lived it as we did. When we look back at our careers and those of our former students, one can truly see that several of Abba's papers played an influential role in the development of our personal research programs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-56
Number of pages7
JournalPeptides
Volume72
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 10 2015

Keywords

  • Blood brain barrier
  • Drug delivery
  • Neuropeptides
  • P-glycoprotein
  • Tight junction proteins
  • Transporter proteins

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Physiology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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