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The ovarian renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (OVRAS), although not fully known, appears to play an important role in ovarian physiology (steroidogenesis, follicular stage, ovulation). The possibility of manipulating ovarian function by means of the pharmacological modulation of OVRAS opens new horizons for the control of human reproduction.
The Authors describe in detail the complex immunological mechanisms thanks to which the maternal organism does not reject the embryo, constituting an allogenic transplant. They examine the modifications, referring to both natural and adoptive immunity, occurring in the pregnant without ignoring the important contribution the foetus itself and adnexa make to(More)
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