Regulation of uterine immune function by progesterone--lessons from the sheep.

@article{Hansen1998RegulationOU,
  title={Regulation of uterine immune function by progesterone--lessons from the sheep.},
  author={Peter J. Hansen},
  journal={Journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={63-79}
}
Survival of the fetal allograft results from orchestrated adjustments in activity of maternal lymphoid cells as well as in trophoblast gene expression. One molecule that regulates uterine immune responsiveness is progesterone. In fact, uterine skin graft survival and susceptibility to bacterial infections are increased by progesterone. This review focuses on the role of progesterone in regulation of uterine immune function in the sheep. While the importance of progesterone as a regulator of… CONTINUE READING

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