TROPHOBLAST RESTRICTION OF MATERNO-FOETAL IMMUNITY

@article{Faulk1980TROPHOBLASTRO,
  title={TROPHOBLAST RESTRICTION OF MATERNO-FOETAL IMMUNITY},
  author={W. Page Faulk},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1980},
  volume={14},
  pages={166}
}
One of the great unsolved problems in human biology today is the almost totallack of immunological understanding about the materno-foetal relationship. Genetically dissimilar tissues are normally unable to coexist, yetfoetal growth normally occurs uninterrupted with in the mother throughout gestation. This striking exception to contemporary concepts in transplantation immunology suggests that a unique mechanism developed during evolution to allow the intra-uterine development of fertilized eggs… CONTINUE READING

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