Menstrual blood closely resembles the uterine immune micro-environment and is clearly distinct from peripheral blood

R. G. van der Molen*, J. H. F. Schutten, B. van Cranenbroek, M. ter Meer, J. Donckers, R. R. Scholten, O. W. H. van der Heijden, M. E. A. Spaanderman, I. Joosten

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31 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-314
JournalHuman Reproduction
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014


  • endometrium
  • menstrual blood
  • NK cells
  • CD56

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