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Mechanisms of Maternal Immune Tolerance During Pregnancy

By John E. Schjenken, Jorge M. Tolosa, Jonathan W. Paul, Vicki L. Clifton and Roger Smith

Submitted: April 21st 2011Reviewed: September 15th 2011Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/33541

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John E. Schjenken, Jorge M. Tolosa, Jonathan W. Paul, Vicki L. Clifton and Roger Smith (March 7th 2012). Mechanisms of Maternal Immune Tolerance During Pregnancy, Recent Advances in Research on the Human Placenta, Jing Zheng, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/33541. Available from:

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