Some of the opinions and recollections expressed in this article are solely those of G. Chaouat and are not necessarily 100% shared by the co-authors.
REVIEW ARTICLE: Tolerance to the Foetal Allograft?
Article first published online: 29 MAR 2010
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American Journal of Reproductive Immunology
Volume 63, Issue 6, pages 624–636, June 2010
How to Cite
Chaouat, G., Petitbarat, M., Dubanchet, S., Rahmati, M. and Ledée, N. (2010), REVIEW ARTICLE: Tolerance to the Foetal Allograft?. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 63: 624–636. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0897.2010.00832.x
- Issue published online: 10 MAY 2010
- Article first published online: 29 MAR 2010
- Submitted December 21, 2009; accepted February 4, 2010.
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.