Immunology of pregnancy /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Mor, Gil
Format: Book
Published: Georgetown, Tex. : New York : Landes Bioscience/ ; Springer Science+Business Media, [2006]
Series:Medical intelligence unit (Unnumbered : 2003)
Table of Contents:
  • Evolution of the mammalian reproductive tract and placentation
  • Toll-like receptors and pregnancy
  • IL-10 and pregnancy
  • Th1/Th2 balance of the implantation site in humans
  • The regulation of human trophoblast apoptosis and survival during pregnancy
  • Macrophages and pregnancy
  • Potential role of glucocorticoids in the pathophysiology of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)
  • NK cells and pregnancy
  • The role of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) on implantation and immunotolerance of the fetus
  • Indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase-dependent T cell suppression and pregnancy
  • Leukemia inhibitory factor in reproduction
  • Characterization of human dendritic cells at the materno-fetal interface
  • MHC molecules of the preimplantation embryo and trophoblast
  • Actions of seminal plasma cytokines in priming female reproductive tract receptivity for embryo implantation
  • B7 family molecules in the placenta
  • The role of regulatory T cells in materno-fetal tolerance
  • The eutherian fetoembryonic defense system hypothesis : an update
  • The nature and role of the decidual T cells
  • Trophoblast cells as immune regulators
  • Inherited thrombophilias and early pregnancy loss
  • Bi-directional cell trafficking during pregnancy : long-term consequences for human health
  • Term and preterm parturition
  • Interleukin-1 and implantation
  • Immunology and pregnancy losses : HLA, autoantibodies and cellular immunity