REVIEW ARTICLE: Tolerance to the Foetal Allograft?


Gérard Chaouat U 782 INSERM, Université Paris Sud, and Hôpital Antoine Béclère, 32 rue des carnets 92141 Clamart, France


Citation Chaouat G, Petitbarat M, Dubanchet S, Rahmati M, Ledée N. Tolerance to the Foetal Allograft? Am J Reprod Immunol 2010

In this review, we will detail the concept of tolerance and its history in reproductive immunology. We will then consider whether it applies to the foetal–maternal relationship and discuss the mechanisms involved in non-rejection of the foeto-placental unit.