Glandular distribution of immunoglobulins, J chain, secretory component, and HLA-DR in the human endometrium throughout the menstrual cycle.

Two-colour immunofluorescence was used to study components of the secretory immune system in the endometrium. Tissue sampling was performed in the follicular, ovulatory and luteal menstrual phase from women admitted for laparoscopic sterilization. The specimens were prepared for immunohistochemistry by a method that removes most extracellular immunoglobulin… CONTINUE READING