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Local immunity in reproductive tract tissues

Symposium on Local Immunity in Reproductive Tract Tissues (1990 New Delhi, India)

Local immunity in reproductive tract tissues

proceedings of a Symposium on Local Immunity in Reproductive Tract Tissues convened by the World Health Organization Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction and held at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India on 26-30 November 1990

by Symposium on Local Immunity in Reproductive Tract Tissues (1990 New Delhi, India)

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Published by Published on behalf of the World Health Organization, Oxford University Press in Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human reproduction -- Immunological aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Mucous membrane -- Immunology -- Congresses.,
  • Generative organs -- Immunology -- Congresses.,
  • Antifertility vaccines -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by P.D. Griffin, P.M. Johnson.
    SeriesScientific basis of fertility regulation
    ContributionsGriffin, P. D., Johnson, P. M., Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction (World Health Organization), World Health Organization., National Institute of Immunology (India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP252.5 .S89 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 596 p. :
    Number of Pages596
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1061326M
    ISBN 10019563148X
    LC Control Number93906698

    T1 - Collection of tissue and culture samples from the canine reproductive tract. AU - Kustritz, Margaret PY - /8. Y1 - /8. N2 - Definitive diagnosis of reproductive tract infection or other disease often requires sampling of tissue, either for culture or by: Macrophages exist in many tissues of the body, either freely roaming through connective tissues or fixed to reticular fibers within specific tissues such as lymph nodes. When pathogens breach the body’s barrier defenses, macrophages are the first line of defense (Table ). The Aging Male Reproductive System fertility and sexual function decline with age Human Anatomy & Physiology: Reproductive System; Ziser Lecture Notes, 19! due to declining levels of sex hormones ~ age 50 men go through a period of physical and psychological change = climacteric in males, testosterone secretion peaks at 20 then.


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Get this from a library. Local immunity in reproductive tract tissues: proceedings of a Symposium on Local Immunity in Reproductive Tract Tissues convened by the World Health Organization Special Programme of Local immunity in reproductive tract tissues book, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction and held at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India on November Local Immunity in Reproductive Tract Tissues (Scientific Basis of Fertility Regulation) by P.

Griffin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Preputial immunity is also mediated by local humoral and cellular mechanisms. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)- and IgA-based systems are present. Much less is known of cell-mediated immune mechanisms in the male reproductive tract.

Using local immunity to protect against infectious disease, particularly sexually transmitted diseases, has had little success. Fowler JE Jr. Immunity to infection in the male reproductive tract.

In:Griffin PD, Johnson PM, eds. Local immunity in reproductive tract tissues. Delhi:Oxford University Press, – Google ScholarCited by: 1. The female reproductive tract is crucial for the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy as well as protective immunity from microbial challenge.

During pregnancy, the upper reproductive tract harbors the key organs to accept and nourish a Cited by: Mucosal Immunity in the Human Female Reproductive Tract.

Unlike other mucosal tissues, the reproductive tract is char- CD3 + T cytolytic cells in the human female reproductive tract. Cells. helps to move gametes through the lumen of the reproductive tract; found in the walls of all vessels; the uterus itself is a large sheet of smooth muscle simple cuboidal eipthelial specialize in absorption and secretion; there are numerous glands that secrete substances into the lumen of the male or female reproductive tract; the gonads also.

The principal focus of reproductive immunological research in the horse is the interaction between the placental tissues in endometrial cups and the maternal immune system.

During fetal development in all species there is a bidirectional interaction between the maternal immune system, and the feto-placental unit (Wegmann et al., ). Wira CR, Fahey JV, Ghosh M, Patel MV, Hickey DK, Ochiel DO.

Sex hormone regulation of innate immunity in the female reproductive tract: The role of epithelial cells in balancing reproductive potential with protection against sexually transmitted pathogens.

Am J Reprod Immunol. ; – [PMC free article]Cited by:   Studies of the mucosal immune system of the human genital tract have focused on female tissues and secretions, primarily due to the technically and ethically acceptable collection of secretions (vaginal washes and cervical mucus) and tissues (obtained during frequently performed hysterectomies and tubal ligations).Cited by: Wira, C.

R., and Prabhala, R. The female reproductive tract is an inductive site for immune responses: Effect of estradiol and antigen on antibody and secretory component levels in uterine and cervico-vaginal secretions following various routes of by: 8.

Female sex hormones are known to regulate the adaptive and innate immune functions of the female reproductive tract. This review aims to update our Cited by: The local immune mechanisms of the reproductive tract are responsible for preventing infections that disturb the physiological functions of the reproductive system and for protecting eggs from.

Gonorrhea. At this writing, gonorrhea is the most‐reported infectious disease in the United States. The etiologic agent is the Gram‐negative diplococcus Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The organism attaches to the epithelial cells of the male and female urethra causing urethritis.

Transmission occurs during sexual contact, and males exhibit more extensive symptoms than do females, with pain on. Reproductive Health Epidemiology Series Case Study: Reproductive Tract Infections—Ethiopia T.

he prevalence of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) in Ethiopia is among the highest in Africa. Despite a decrease in the prevalence of syphilis since the s due. P.D. Griffin is the author of Encyclopedia of Modern British Army Regiments ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Local Immunity in Re /5(2).

Reproductive immunology refers to a field of medicine that studies interactions (or the absence of them) between the immune system and components related to the reproductive system, such as maternal immune tolerance towards the fetus, or immunological interactions across the blood-testis concept has been used by fertility clinics to explain the fertility problems, recurrent.

nancy to term. The upper reproductive tract comprises the fallopian tubes and the uterus, including the endocervix, and the lower tract consists of the ectocervix and the vagina. Immune cells residing in the reproductive tract play contra-dictory roles: they maintain immunity against vaginal patho.

Reproductive Immunology is a compilation of research articles presented during the VII International Congress of Reproductive Immunology which was held in New Delhi, India on October The articles pertain to the following six major themes: Molecular and Immunological Aspects of Sperm-Egg Interaction Embryonic-Endometrial Cross-Talk Immunobiology of Pregnancy Autoantibodies and.

In the male reproductive system, the scrotum houses the testicles or testes (singular: testis), including providing passage for blood vessels, nerves, and muscles related to testicular function. The testes are a pair of male reproductive organs that produce sperm and some reproductive hormones.

Each testis is approximately by cm ( by 1 in) in size and divided into wedge-shaped Author: Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane.

MUCOSAL IMMUNITY IN THE UROGENITAL TRACT NIH GUIDE, Vol Number 1, January 8, PA NUMBER: PA P.T. 34 Keywords: Urogenital System Immunology National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institute on Aging National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases The Division of.

The functions are to move food, urine, and reproductive tract secretions, controls diameter of respiratory passageways, regulates diameter of blood vessels. Have no striations, can divide so it can regenerate after injury.

may contract on their own or may be triggered by neural activity. The female reproductive system is made up of the internal and external sex organs that function in reproduction of new humans, the female reproductive system is immature at birth and develops to maturity at puberty to be able to produce gametes, and to carry a foetus to full internal sex organs are the uterus, Fallopian tubes, and : Chapter Innate Immunity 1.

Overview of Innate Immunity 2. Inflammation & Phagocytosis 3. Antimicrobial Substances • e.g., in the female reproductive tract, inhibits yeast inf.

damaged or infected tissues to aid tissue repair and the elimination of Size: 1MB. However, the reproductive tract of mare possesses various mechanisms to protect itself against infection: physical barriers as vulva, vestibulovaginal sphincter, and cervix, local immune mechanisms and the physical ability to eliminate products of inflammation, as described : K.

Satué, J.C. Gardon. Title:T Cells in the Female Reproductive Tract Can Both Block and Facilitate HIV Transmission VOLUME: 15 ISSUE: 1 Author(s):Christopher J. Miller and Ronald S.

Veazey* Affiliation:Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, Ca,Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Keywords:Vagina, cervix, T cell, HIV, sexually transmitted disease, viral Author: Christopher J.

Miller, Ronald S. Veazey. Reproductive tract infections (RTIs), including sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are common and contribute to a large portion of global healthcare burden.1 The consequences of RTIs/STIs for reproductive health in women can be severe and life-threatening.1 Vulvovaginal infections (VVIs), such as bacterial vaginosis (BV) and trichomoniasis, have been shown to be associated with adverse.

female reproductive tract, respiratory tract, etc. SALT—skin-associated lymphatic tissue; lymphatic tissue associated with the dermis of the skin. Plan of Protection – Immunity is the ability to defend against infectious agents, foreign cells and abnormal cells eg.

cancerous cells • 1st Line of defense – Block entryFile Size: KB. Purpose. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research focused on the discovery of mechanisms that mediate the induction and maintenance of effective antigen-specific CD8+ memory T cells in the female reproductive tract (FRT).

Immunity to pathogens, and the ability to control pathogen growth so that damage to the tissues of the body is limited, can be acquired by (1) the active development of an immune response in the infected individual or (2) the passive transfer of immune components from.

The female reproductive system is composed of two gonads known as ovaries, two oviducts, the uterus, the vagina and external genitalia, and two mammary glands. Its development, maturation, and functioning is dependent upon a complex interplay of hormones from the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, adrenal glands, ovaries, and placenta.

It is unclear which cells are the first to interact with and to be productively infected with the virus, whether there are environmental factors in the reproductive tract tissues that influence infection, and whether there are local immune-system responses directed at the by: The distribution of organized mucos-aassociated lymphoid tissues (MALT) in mucosal tissues of the body varies among species, but there are certain consistent patterns.

The sequence of events involved in processing and presentation of foreign antigens by professional antigen-presenting cells and the responses and interactions of local lymphocytes that lead to the production of effector and Cited by: 4. The objective of this work was to systematically review and discuss recent studies and articles dealing with the subject of the immunology of female genital tract mucosal tissue.

The emphasis hereby lies on the evaluation of studies concerning the basics of female reproductive immunology, research on immunology of the most important genital infections and vaccination strategies, immunologic.

Mucosal Immunology, now in its fourth edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal infectious agents enter the body through the various mucous membranes, and many common infections take place in or on mucous membranes, making this subject an area of singular importance in the field of immunology.

Female Reproductive Tract Infections can lead to health complications with serious consequences. The Population Council says pregnancy-related complications, as well as congenital infections, can result from RTIs. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can develop, and can cause infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pain.

Upon exposure to the same or similar diseases, TRM cells provide a first line of adaptive cellular defense against infection in peripheral non-lymphoid tissues, such as skin, lungs, digestive, and urogenital tracts.

This approach forms the basis of a novel vaccination strategy called “prime and pull”, which ensures long-term local by: 1. Vaccination to prevent infection of the female reproductive tract is an inherently difficult target, with many impacting factors, such as appropriate.

Mucosal immunity consists of innate and adaptive immune responses which can be influenced by systemic immunity.

Despite having been the subject of intensive studies, it is not fully elucidated what exactly occurs after HIV contact with the female genital tract mucosa. The sexual route is the main route of HIV transmission, with an increased risk of infection in women compared to by:   For the best answers, search on this site Not likely.

First, this article is from India. They have quite a history of exaggerating, and. The Lymphatic and Immune System.

By the end of this section, you will be able to: Show how the innate immune response is important and how it helps guide and prepare the body for adaptive immune responses. The immune system can be divided into two overlapping mechanisms to destroy pathogens: the innate immune response, which is relatively rapid.Nonspecific Defenses.

This causes redness and an increase in local temperature. The increase in temperature stimulates white blood cells and makes the environment inhospitable to pathogens.

Removing #book# from your Reading List will also remove any .Two studies by Kinsey Institute researchers, one in Indiana led by Tierney Lorenz, and one in the highlands of Bolivia led by Virginia Vitzthum, are changing the way scientists think about the dynamic interactions between the immune and reproductive systems, and how sexual activity and environmental conditions contribute to this interplay.