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Article title: Demonstration of age-related blood-brain barrier disruption and cerebromicrovascular rarefaction in mice by two-photon microscopy and optical coherence tomography

Authors: Ádám Nyúl-Tóth, Stefano Tarantini, Jordan Delfavero, Feng Yan, Priya Balasubramanian, Andriy Yabluchanskiy, Chetan Ahire, Tamas Kiss, Tamas Csipo, Agnes Lipecz, Attila E Farkas, Imola Wilhelm, István A Krizbai, Qinggong Tang, Anna Csiszar, Zoltan I Ungvari

From the authors: “Methods for longitudinal detection of age-related increases in blood-brain barrier permeability and microvascular rarefaction in the mouse cerebral cortex by intravital two-photon microscopy and optical coherence tomography are presented.” 

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