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NK cells and pre-eclampsia.

Abstract:

The immunological interaction between the mother and fetus has classically been thought of as one between paternal antigen and maternal T cells. However, the MHC antigen expression on human trophoblast and the immune cell populations present in the decidua suggest that this interaction primarily involves decidual NK cells rather than T cells, and this is supported by new functional studies. It is becoming apparent also that the maternal systemic immune response in pregnancy (Th1/Th2 shift) pr...

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10.1016/j.jri.2007.03.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of reproductive immunology
Volume:
76
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
40-44
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1872-7603
ISSN:
0165-0378
URN:
uuid:ef4e5cdb-4532-4e22-8a00-2c5464d17a4a
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248221
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pubs:248221

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