Table I. hCG increased the number of local Tregs in virgin females
GroupnTregs in Spleen (%)Tregs in Blood (%)Tregs in Uterus (%)
CBA/J + PBS44.081.6312.30
CBA/J + hCG44.521.0617.08
  • Application of 10 IU/ml hCG in virgin CBA/J females increased the number of Tregs in uterus as compared with PBS treatment but did not change the levels of Treg in spleen and blood. Data are presented as medians. Statistical analysis was carried out by the Mann–Whitney U test. No statistical differences could be detected between hCG- and PBS-treated females.