Immune system in rhinitis

Immune system in rhinitis - ChromosomeImmune system in rhinitis

Immune system in rhinitis – Scientists from Pittsburgh have identified a feature of the immune system, which determines whether the body can easily overcome cold. They took samples from 152 people. They measured the length of the end portion of chromosomes, called telomeres. Then the subjects were exposed to the virus. After 5 days, they checked who have succumbed to the disease. People with shorter telomeres likely to have a runny nose.

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