The female response to seminal fluid.

@article{Schjenken2020TheFR,
  title={The female response to seminal fluid.},
  author={John E. Schjenken and Sarah A. Robertson},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2020}
}
Seminal fluid is often assumed to have just one function in mammalian reproduction - delivering sperm to fertilize oocytes. But seminal fluid also transmits signaling agents that interact with female reproductive tissues to facilitate conception and pregnancy. Upon seminal fluid contact, female tissues initiate a controlled inflammatory response that affects several aspects of reproductive function to ultimately maximize the chances of a male producing healthy offspring. This effect is best… 
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