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Twin Studies

Known as: Twin Study 
Work consisting of reporting using a method of detecting genetic causes in human traits and genetic factors in behavior using sets of twins.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Background Adolescent depression is a common neuropsychiatric disorder that often continues into adulthood and is associated with… 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND Nephrolithiasis is a complex phenotype that is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. We conducted a… 
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of genetic factors on plasma leptin levels. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We measured plasma leptin… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A classical twin study was performed to assess the extent to which genetic factors explain individual differences in age at… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Bone mineral density (BMD) and bone turnover are both heritable. Although bone turnover affects bone mass, it is not clear… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Various studies have investigated potential predictors of age at natural menopause but have produced inconsistent results. The… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study was designed to assess the relative contributions of genetic and environmental factors to the variation and… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Are the associations between muscle strength, lean mass, and bone mineral density (BMD) genetically determined? Based on within… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The relative importance of genetic factors in determining bone mass in different parts of the skeleton is poorly understood… 
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors were studied in 250 monozygotic (MZ) and 264 dizygotic (DZ) male veteran twin pairs…