CD56brightCD16− natural killer cells accumulate in the ovarian follicular fluid of patients undergoing in vitro fertilization Academic Article uri icon

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  • CD56(bright)CD16(-) natural killer (NK) cells that express CXCR3 accumulate in the follicular fluid of patients with a good response to ovarian stimulation. It is conceivable that granulosa cells of good responders that express the chemokine CXCL10 recruit these NK cells to support follicular angiogenesis.


  • Fainaru, Ofer
  • Amsalem, Hagai
  • Bentov, Yaakov
  • Esfandiari, Navid
  • Casper, Robert F

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  • October 2010

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