Placental transfer of IgG subclasses in a Japanese population

@article{Hashira2000PlacentalTO,
  title={Placental transfer of IgG subclasses in a Japanese population},
  author={Shintaro Hashira and Shoko Okitsu‐Negishi and Kazuya Yoshino},
  journal={Pediatrics International},
  year={2000},
  volume={42}
}
Abstract Background: Maternal immunoglobulin G (IgG), transferred across the placenta to the fetus during intrauterine life, is an important component of the neonatal immunological defence mechanisms against infection. There is controversy with respect to differences in placental transfer of the different IgG subclasses, and no definite data are available on a Japanese population. Therefore, we investigated placental transfer of IgG subclasses in a Japanese population. 
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