[Materno-foetal dialogue and human embryo implantation: some evolving concepts]

J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2004 Nov;33(7):564-76. doi: 10.1016/s0368-2315(04)96597-0.
[Article in French]


Multiple immunogical mechanisms allow fetal allograft tolerance. In this review, we first describe the maternal and embryological side in order to expose the dangers for the embryo enabling the development of materno-fetal strategies that will allow fetal survival and growth.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Embryo Implantation* / immunology
  • Embryo Implantation* / physiology
  • Embryo, Mammalian / physiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Maternal-Fetal Exchange / immunology
  • Maternal-Fetal Exchange / physiology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Outcome
  • Receptor Cross-Talk
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transplantation Tolerance