[Neuroscience] Re: CSF absorption

Matthew Kirkcaldie m.kirkcaldie at removethis.unsw.edu.au
Sun Dec 25 19:56:01 EST 2005


In article <mailman.603.1135450536.29584.neur-sci at net.bio.net>,
 "Jogi V. Pattisapu MD" <jpattisapu at pedneurosurgery.net> wrote:

> Working on concepts for CSF absorption by Choroid Plexus or alternative
> molecular sites - any ideas?

Not sure what you're referring to - as far as I know the choroid plexus 
SECRETES CSF instead of absorbing it.  It circulates through the 
ventricular system and subdural space, then ends up leaking through the 
arachnoid villi into the blood in the venous sinuses around the brain.

         MK.


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