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Analysis of uterine CD49a+ NK cell subsets in menstrual blood reflects endometrial status and association with recurrent spontaneous abortion

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This work was supported by the National Key Research & Developmental Program of China (no. 2018YFC1003900 to H.W.) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81930037 to H.W.; 31870914, 81922028 to B.F.), and Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant 2019442 to B.F.).

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X.T. collected tissue samples and information from patients and assisted with data interpretation. M.G. and X.D. performed the experiments and analyzed and interpreted the data. F.L. and L.W. helped to collect tissue samples and information from patients. H.W. provided strategic planning, conceived the project, and interpreted some data. B.F. supervised the project, designed and provided crucial ideas, and assisted with data interpretation. B.F. wrote the manuscript with M.G. and H.W.

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Correspondence to Haiming Wei or Binqing Fu.

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Tong, X., Gao, M., Du, X. et al. Analysis of uterine CD49a+ NK cell subsets in menstrual blood reflects endometrial status and association with recurrent spontaneous abortion. Cell Mol Immunol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41423-021-00687-8

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