The Immune System Acting in the Human Endometrium
As with other organs in communication with the external environment, the uterus is subjected to and is capable of responding to a wide variety of antigenic challenge. However, what is unique to the uterus is its encounter with allogeneic placental trophoblast cells during pregnancy. It is this local immunological relationship between the early trophoblast and the uterine mucosa at the time of implantation which is the focus of the present review.
KeywordsHuman Endometrium Large Granular Lymphocyte Extravillous Trophoblast Human Uterus Decidua Basalis
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