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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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.

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Last Updated: 4 Apr 2013

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The terms "Dizygotic twins" returned 50 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Evolution of electro clinical syndromes in dizygotic twins: from childhood to adolescence, about an observation].
 

Author(s): Marcellin Bugeme, David Mulumba Kadiebwe, Placide Kambola Kakoma, Olivier Mukuku

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Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Fathering of dizygotic twins and risk of prostate cancer: nationwide, population-based case-control study.
 

Author(s): Sara Wirén, Linda Drevin, Olof Akre, David Robinson, Pär Stattin

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An association between male fertility and risk of prostate cancer has been suggested, possibly through lower androgen levels in subfertile men. We evaluated male fertility in relation to risk of prostate cancer by assessing the frequency of fathering of dizygotic twins, a marker of ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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The first known case of blood group chimerism in monochorionic dizygotic twins in Korea.
 

Author(s): O-Jin Lee, Duck Cho, Myung-Geun Shin, Sun-Ouck Kim, Jong-Tae Park, Hee Kyung Kim, Dong-Wook Ryang

Journal: Ann Lab Med. 2014 May;34(3):259-62.

 

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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The terms "Dizygotic twins" returned 2 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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Different rates of telomere attrition in peripheral lymphocytes in a pair of dizygotic twins with hematopoietic chimerism.
 

Author(s): Silke Brüderlein, Kathrin Müller, Julia Melzner, Josef Högel, Peter Wiegand, Peter Möller

Journal: Aging Cell. 2008 Oct;7(5):663-6.

 

Hematopoietic chimerism in dizygotic twins is due to placental vascular anastomoses and arises when hematopoietic stem cells from one twin home to the bone marrow of the other. We report a case of hematopoietic chimerism in a pair of 27-year-old dizygotic twins who each had a mixture ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2008

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Evaluation of the Role of Vaginal Progesterone in Prevention of Preterm Labor in Twin Gestation With Short Cervix: Randomised Controlled Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Twins, Dizygotic [M01.438.873.920]; Obstetric Labor, Premature [C13.703.420.491]

 

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2016

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