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ISRN Immunology
Volume 2011, Article ID 186541, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/186541
Research Article

Immunosuppressive Factor MNSFβ Regulates Cytokine Secretion by Mouse Lymphocytes and Is Involved in Interactions between the Mouse Embryo and Endometrial Cells In Vitro

1Department of Immunology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
2NPFPC Key Laboratory of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai 200032, China
3Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia

Received 5 August 2011; Accepted 5 September 2011

Academic Editors: E. K. Kapsogeorgou and G. Marone

Copyright © 2011 Yaping He et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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