Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Study provides more clarity on the genetic causes of children’s food allergies

(Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) What role do genes play in egg, milk, and nut allergies? A study published in Nature Communications, led by the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and Charité --Universitätsmedizin Berlin, has found five genetic risk loci that point to the importance of skin and mucous membrane barriers and the immune system in the development of food allergies.