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Although the issue of monozygotic twins is not specifically mentioned in the guidelines for testing, [13] the problems associated with predictive testing in twins have been recognised and, because the result in one would automatically confirm the result in the other, it has been suggested that testing is unwise.
There is a debate as to whether or not there is a genetic component to monozygotic twinning (Campbell 1998).
The contribution of non-genetic factors to the phenotype is most apparent in monozygotic twin pairs, who often develop different diseases, despite being genetically nearly identical.
Our findings are similar to those obtained at LT and OBLA training intensities with obese sedentary women (14), with normal-weight individuals aged 18 to 24 years (13), and with monozygotic twins (5).
This technique involves the amplification of highly polymorphic regions specific for each chromosome, such as short tandem repeat sequences (STRs), to identify different allelic forms in individuals and confirm whether they are monozygotic or dizygotic.
Twin studies are conducted with equal numbers of both monozygotic and dizygotic twins.
Smoking, Dietary Betaine, Methionine, and Vitamin D in Monozygotic Twins with Discordant Macular Degeneration: Epigenetic Implications," which appeared in the July 2011 issue of Ophthalmology, is the first study to examine identical twin pairs in which one twin had early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and the other had late-stage AMD.
6) The monozygotic twins with borderline hypertension (blood pressure >120 mmHg systolic or 80 mmHg diastolic) received a daily dose of 500 or 1000 mg of Benolea in tablet form for 8 weeks or advice on a favourable lifestyle.
We reviewed published reports of monozygotic twins who had both received coronary angiography.
Severe congenital systemic juvenile xanthogranuloma in monozygotic twins.
In a preliminary clinical study carried out in 20 monozygotic adult twin pairs with mild hypertension in Germany, EFLA [R]943 treatment at a dose of 500 or l000 mg daily for 8 weeks demonstrated a significant reduction of subjects' SBP and DBP, lower than those resulted in control (no treatment) group.