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What does HCEC stand for?

HCEC stands for Human Cerebrovascular Endothelial Cell

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Lead researcher Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, Professor of Clinical Microbiology and Head of the Molecular Bacteriology and Immunology Group at the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, says that the research team's discovery shows that all three pathogens target the same receptor on human cerebrovascular endothelial cells - the specialised filtering system that protects our brain from disease - to enable the organisms to cross the blood-brain barrier.