dizygotic


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derived from two separately fertilized eggs

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Individuals discordant for one or more markers were considered dizygotic.
The problem of genotype-environment correlation in the estimation of heritability from monozygotic and dizygotic twins.
The low concordance rate among monozygotic and dizygotic twins, as well as the similar prevalence in twins and in the general population, "supports the hypothesis that nonhereditary factors are important in the cause of Parkinson's disease," the researchers concluded.
Low birth weight is associated with NIDDM in discordant monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs.
In dizygotic twins (derived from two separately fertilized eggs), 7.
We have also performed sib-pair linkage analysis using data from dizygotic (DZ) twin pairs to identify quantitative trait loci (QTLs) affecting blood lead concentration.
Examining the incidence of AN as it related to zygosity, the researchers found a much higher concordance rate for AN among monozygotic twins than among dizygotic twins--signaling a clear genetic component, Dr.
However, adjustment for familial and genetic factors did indeed affect the relationship between PTSD and TMJD--and notably, the association within pairs of monozygotic twins was more attenuated than it was within dizygotic pairs.
We performed a genome-wide linkage analysis for loci affecting plasma cholinesterase activity on the dizygotic twin pairs.
environmental factors; social environmental risk and protective factors; family risk and protective factors; longitudinal study; twin study; monozygotic twin; dizygotic twin; the FinnTwin studies; Finland; Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA)
Among the 449 twin pairs discordant for psoriasis, the risk for obesity was more than double in the twin with psoriasis, compared with the unaffected twin, although this was significant only among dizygotic pairs, not monozygotic pairs.
The results showed that Photodamage scores were correlated among both monozygotic (identical) and dizygotic (fraternal) twins.
Two univariate twin correlations were greater in monozygotic than in dizygotic twins: sleep problems (monozygotic, 0.
However, twin studies have consistently shown low rates of concordance (5-8%) in monozygotic and dizygotic twins (Foltynie et al.
In a separate study of 98 mono- and dizygotic twin pairs conducted by Jonas Halfvarson, M.