💁🔬📚▶️Researchers discover both the structure of specific brain areas and memory are linked to genetic activity that also play important roles in immune system function.
Source: University of Basel.
The body’s immune system performs essential functions, such as defending against bacteria and cancer cells. However, the human brain is separated from immune cells in the bloodstream by the so-called blood-brain barrier. This barrier protects the brain from pathogens and toxins circulating in the blood, while also dividing the immune cells of the human body into those that fulfill their function in the blood and those that work specifically in the brain. Until recently, it was thought that brain function was largely unaffected by the peripheral immune system.📚▶️Link Between Immune System, Memory and Brain Structure Discovered neurosciencenews.com/immune-system-… #neuroscience #science #biology 💁🔬📚▶️ @neurosciencenew