Environment trumps genetics in shaping immune system, study says

January 16, 2015 12:17 PM

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Environment trumps genetics in shaping immune system, study says

How your immune system does its job seems to depend more on your environment and the germs you encounter than on your genes, says new research that put twins to the test to find out.

After all, the immune system adapts throughout life to fight disease, said Stanford University immunologist Mark Davis, who led the work.

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