Complement System in Abnormal Pregnancy and Chorionic Neoplasia: Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy of Chorionic Neoplasia
In normal pregnancy the cellular immunity of the mother is generally suppressed, because the fetus must develop in the uterus. By this mechanism of cellular immunity, the fetus is not rejected. On the other hand, the suppressed cellular immunity seems to pose a danger for the mother during pregnancy. Is it possible that there is a compensatory mechanism for the suppressed cellular immunity? From the phylogenetic point of view, when cellular immunity is suppressed, the C3 system of complement must be enhanced.
KeywordsSkin Reaction Complement System Cellular Immunity Normal Pregnancy Chorionic Villus
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