Dizygotic twins

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Dizygotic twins

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Sidelines National Support Network

Sidelines provides support, education, advocacy and resources to women and their families experiencing a complicated high-risk pregnancy or premature birth.

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Dizygotic twins" for support, advocacy or research.

Sidelines National Support Network

Sidelines provides support, education, advocacy and resources to women and their families experiencing a complicated high-risk pregnancy or premature birth.

http://www.sidelines.org

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Dizygotic twins" returned 37 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Different neural processes accompany self-recognition in photographs across the lifespan: an ERP study using dizygotic twins.
 

Author(s): David L Butler, Jason B Mattingley, Ross Cunnington, Thomas Suddendorf

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Our appearance changes over time, yet we can recognize ourselves in photographs from across the lifespan. Researchers have extensively studied self-recognition in photographs and have proposed that specific neural correlates are involved, but few studies have examined self-recognition ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

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[Environmental factors that influence smoking habits of monozygotic and dizygotic twins].
 

Author(s): Mónika Bakkné Nagy, Dávid László Tárnoki, Adám Domonkos Tárnoki

Journal: Orv Hetil. 2013 Jun;154(25):978-84.

 

Smoking habits are influenced by environmental (family, friends) and psychologic factors. Aim: To investigate environmental factors which influence the smoking habits of monozygotic and dizygotic twins.

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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[Characteristics of smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in monozygotic and dizygotic twins: results from an international twin study].
 

Author(s): Dávid László Tárnoki, Ádám Domonkos Tárnoki, Zsófia Lázár, Kinga Karlinger, Andrea Ágnes Molnár, Zsolt Garami, Viktor Bérczi, Ildikó Horváth

Journal: Orv Hetil. 2012 Sep;153(39):1552-9.

 

Zygosity differences in smoking exposure are unclear in twins.

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2012

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The terms "Dizygotic twins" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Traces of embryogenesis are the same in monozygotic and dizygotic twins: not compatible with double ovulation.
 

Author(s): Charles E Boklage

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2009 Jun;24(6):1255-66.

 

Common knowledge of over a century has it that monozygotic and dizygotic twinning events occur by unrelated mechanisms: monozygotic twinning 'splits' embryos, producing anomalously re-arranged embryogenic asymmetries; dizygotic twinning begins with independent ovulations yielding ...

Last Updated: 19 May 2009

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