dizygous


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Synonyms for dizygous

derived from two separately fertilized eggs

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Remarkably, the entire genetic predisposition cannot be explained solely by HLA-B27, because the concordance in dizygous twins positive for HLA-B27 is around 25%.
These included a mix of monozygous (derived from one egg) and dizygous (derived from two eggs) twins.
1992) were bred from dizygous MMTV-Neu males and FVB/N (wild-type) females (Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA).
Concordance rates for T1D in monozygous twins with long-term follow-up is >50%, compared to 6%-10% in dizygous twins, which is similar to what is found in nontwin siblings.
Three dimensions were used to measure religiosity: personal devotion, personal conservatism and institutional conservatism in white, female same-sex twins (n = 1,902 pairs) both monozygous and dizygous.