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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… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Heritability is the proportion of phenotypic variation in a population that is attributable to genetic variation among… Expand
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of genetic factors on plasma leptin levels. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We measured plasma leptin… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study was designed to assess the relative contributions of genetic and environmental factors to the variation and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Various studies have investigated potential predictors of age at natural menopause but have produced inconsistent results. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Are the associations between muscle strength, lean mass, and bone mineral density (BMD) genetically determined? Based on within… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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