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Does your blood type alter the speed of all your organs working together or does it not matter.
Question Date: 2006-12-21
Answer 1:

Blood type refers to the presence or absence of certain proteins on the surface of your blood cells. They have implications for immune response, which is why blood type is important medically. I don't think it also affects organ integration or metabolic rate.They may, of course, but if so the effect is minor.

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