Uterine NK cell education: Learning the ropes in pregnancy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The impact of inhibitory receptor NKG2A-mediated education on uterine NK (uNK) cell responsiveness to vascular remodeling on pregnancy outcomes has remained unclear. In this issue of Immunity, Shreeve et al. show that loss of NKG2A+ uNK cells results in deficient vascularization and restricted fetal growth.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wells, AI; Coyne, CB

Published Date

  • June 8, 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 54 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1102 - 1104

PubMed ID

  • 34107267

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4180

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.immuni.2021.05.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States