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Gender difference in the non-specific and specific immune response in humans.

Authors
  • Bouman, Annechien
  • Schipper, Martin
  • Heineman, Maas Jan
  • Faas, Marijke M
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989)
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2004
Volume
52
Issue
1
Pages
19–26
Identifiers
PMID: 15214938
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest a gender difference in the balance between the specific and non-specific immune response, i.e. a more profound and higher state of excitation of the non-specific immune response and relative suppression of the cellular immune response of the specific immune system in men as compared with women.

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