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Decidual Stromal Cells as Regulators of T-Cell Access to the Maternal–Fetal Interface

Authors

  • Michelle Silasi,

    1. Reproductive Immunology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
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  • Gil Mor

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    • Reproductive Immunology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
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Correspondence

Gil Mor, Reproductive Immunology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street LSOG 305A, New Haven, CT 06520, USA.

E-mail: gil.mor@yale.edu

Abstract

A recent study in the journal Science offers insights into the mechanism behind feto-maternal tolerance, as evidenced by changes in the immuno-logical environment of the uterus and decidua. They also provide a rich area of research for the understanding of the regulation of the immune system in other complicated medical conditions, including cancer and pregnancies affected by infection or autoimmunity.

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