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..This might affect a possible immunomodulatory role of HLA-G expression in both the mother and foetus during implantation and pregnancy. ..
Hviid T. HLA-G genotype is associated with fetoplacental growth. Hum Immunol. 2004;65:586-93 pubmed
..There was also a slightly higher placental ratio in the offspring with the +14 bp/+14 bp genotype. The implications of these findings are discussed in relation to certain complications of pregnancy and in an evolutionary perspective. ..