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Key Cellular Components and Interactive Histocompatibility Molecules Regulating Tolerance to the Fetal Allograft.
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PMID:  22531035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Implantation is a major landmark in life. It involves the correct apposition of the embryo in the maternal endometrium. The cellular environment influences placenta development, and direct contact of the fetus with maternal tissues is achieved through decidual cells. At the decidua, and at systemic level, the correct balance of cells potentially acting as antigen-presenting cells and histocompatibility products play a pivotal role in achieving feto-maternal tolerance. Here, we review some of the current issues associated with the interplay between cells and molecules needed for pregnancy development.
Authors:
Patrick S Spencer; Soukaina M Hakam; Phillipe P Laissue; Asma Jabeen; Pallavi Jain; Soren Hayrabedyan; Krassimira Todorova; Alyssa Blanch; James M W R McElhinney; Niwedhie Muhandiram; Shaza Alkhatib; Gill B Dealtry; Jose M Miranda-Sayago; Nelson Fernández
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1600-0897     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8912860     Medline TA:  Am J Reprod Immunol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Affiliation:
School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, UK.
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