A University of Nottingham-led team has linked the expression of certain inflammation-related genes to personality traits.

As Kavita Vedhara and her colleagues report in Psychoneuroendocrinology, they compared the expression of pro-inflammatory genes as well as of genes involved in Type I interferon and antibody responses in 121 individuals to their scores on a personality measure.

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