Dizygotic twinning.

@article{Hoekstra2008DizygoticT,
  title={Dizygotic twinning.},
  author={Chantal Hoekstra and Zhen Zhen Zhao and Cornelius B Lambalk and Gonneke A H M Willemsen and Nicholas G. Martin and Dorret I. Boomsma and Grant W. Montgomery},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={37-47}
}
The tendency to conceive spontaneous dizygotic (DZ) twins is a complex trait with important contributions from both environmental factors and genetic disposition. Twins are relatively common and occur on average 13 times per 1000 maternities, though the twinning frequency varies over time and geographic location. This variation is mostly attributed to the… CONTINUE READING
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