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Sample Blood-Brain Barrier Outline

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The purpose of this web quest is to introduce the phenomenon of the blood-brain barrier. Major topics are linked to provide further information and assist in answering the sample questions. The links provide brief information on the subject, more information may be obtained from a web search.
The Blood-Brain Barrier
  1. Definition
    - sample websearch questions

  2. Why is it there?

  3. Associated Problems
    1. Brain tumors
    2. Multiple Sclerosis
      1. definition
      2. current research
        - flavonoids
    3. Attempts to circumvent the problem
      1. chemical means
        1. solubility
        2. resemblance
      2. physical means

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