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Immunology of Pregnancy

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


by Gil Mor, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences (Springer) This text reviews current knowledge about the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions between the maternal immune system and the placenta. Mor analyzes studies related to the immunology of implantation and provides a practical approach for the application of basic reproductive immunology research to such pregnancy complications as pre-eclampsia and preterm labor.