Barrier

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Barrier

1. See: Trade barrier.

2. See: Barrier Option.
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The distribution of the enhancement corresponds anatomically to the extrinsic perineural vascular plexus of the facial nerve rather than to a breakdown of the blood-nerve barrier.
4,5] Peripheral nerves, which like the brain depend heavily on glucose for metabolism, have a blood-nerve barrier in which GLUT-1 also plays a major role, and the perineurium of these fibers has been demonstrated to stain intensely with antibodies to GLUT-1 by immunohistochemical techniques.
Glucose transporters at the blood-nerve barrier are associated with perineurial cells and endoneurial microvessels.