twin method


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twin meth·od

a general means of genetic analysis that capitalizes on the fact that whereas twins have the same age and the same intrauterine environment, identical (monozygotic) twins have the same genotype but dizygotic twins are no more alike than sibs and may be of different gender.
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542%, respectively, while that of two-step twin method is 0.
0 which were processed by two-step twin method are shown in Fig.
And all the samples were processed by two-step twin method.
Based on the virtual twin method, the projected yearly incidence of nonvertebral fractures in years 4 and 5 was 2.
Even though 13 bands played this show, only five were worth seeing: Korn, Evanescence, Atreyu, Flyleaf (all of whom played the main stage) and Twin Method on the second stage.
There were no differences in means or variances for the two zygosity groups, thus fulfilling one of the assumptions of the twin method.
Disclosure, the twin method which is used alongside Retrospect, plays a lesser part in Iris Murdoch's novels, as it does in her predecessor, Trollope.
33 [or 33 percent], strongly indicative, within the limitations of the data and the twin method, of a substantial genetic component in criminal behavior.
The company has been around, in one form or another, since the very early days of the twin methods of communication which give it its name.