Manifestations of immune tolerance in the human female reproductive tract

@inproceedings{Clark2013ManifestationsOI,
  title={Manifestations of immune tolerance in the human female reproductive tract},
  author={Gary F. Clark and Danny J. Schust},
  booktitle={Front. Immun.},
  year={2013}
}
Like other mucosal surfaces (e.g., the gastrointestinal tract, the respiratory tract), the human female reproductive tract acts as an initial barrier to foreign antigens. In this role, the epithelial surface and subepithelial immune cells must balance protection against pathogenic insults against harmful inflammatory reactions and acceptance of particular… CONTINUE READING