Blood Serum From Relapsing MS Patients May Damage the Blood-Brain Barrier | Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum

Serum from relapsing MS patients reduced cultured brain cells’ expression of tight junction molecules and increased the expression of cell adhesion molecules that promote cytokine-activated leukocyte migration. If these serum factors are also present in plasma or whole blood, the research raises questions about the safety of blood donations from people with MS.
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