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Prostasomes et Autres Facteurs Immuno-Suppresseurs du Plasma Seminal

Prostasomes and other immunosuppressive factors in seminal plasma

Abstract

This is a review of work to define immunosuppressive components of seminal plasma. Much of the work in this text has been undertaken directly or in collaboration by the Department of Surgery, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. No references are given in the text but the relevant departmental and collaborative publications which contain the original data are listed at the end. This subject is relevant to immune infertility, development of immunological contraception, spread of sexually transmitted diseases including Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and possibly relevant to the development of genital tract cancer.

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Cet article correspond, à une revue des études faites pour définir les composants immuno-suppresseurs du plasma séminal. Une grande partie des travaux cités dans ce texte ont été entrepris directement, ou en collaboration avec le Département de Chirurgie du Western General Hospital d’Edinburg. Du fait qu’une version plus détaillée de cette revue doit être publiée prochainement ailleurs, les références n’ont pas été citées dans le texte, mais les publications de notre groupe contenant les données originales sont citées à la fin. Ce domaine a des applications dans l’infertilité d’origine immunitaire, le développement de la contraception immunologique, la diffusion des maladies sexuelles transmissibles incluant le virus de l’immuno-déficience humaine (HIV), et peut être le développement des cancers du tractus génital

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Correspondence to Timothy B. Hargreave.

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Présenté au 9eme Congrès de la SALF, Strasbourg, Novembre 1991.

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Key-words

  • Seminal plasma
  • immunosuppression
  • prostaglandins
  • prostasomes

Mots clés

  • Plasma séminal
  • immuno-suppression
  • prostaglandines
  • prostasomes