Genetics and Kinetics of Fetal Cell Microchimerism.

Gilley, Stephanie.

Abstract: During each pregnancy, cells from the fetus travel into the maternal circulation and organs, resulting in the development of life-long microchimerism. It is currently uncertain whether persistent fetal cells have beneficial or harmful effects on maternal health, or whether they have any effect at all. Evidence from multiple laboratories suggests that microchimeric fetal cells contribute ... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Genetics.
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