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Identical Twins Carry Distinctive Epigenetic Marks: Study
Researchers found more than 800 sites in the genome where the twins bore the same chemical tags.
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Identical Twins Carry Distinctive Epigenetic Marks: Study
Identical Twins Carry Distinctive Epigenetic Marks: Study

Researchers found more than 800 sites in the genome where the twins bore the same chemical tags.

Researchers found more than 800 sites in the genome where the twins bore the same chemical tags.

ABOVE: ISTOCK _JURE
spina bifida
Mutations in One Gene Linked to Two Separate Birth Defects
Emma Yasinski | Feb 1, 2019
The same network of transcription factors may be responsible for both cleft palate and neural tube defects, according to a new study connecting mouse and human data.
Taking the Long View
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2012
In exploring how embryos take shape, John Wallingford has identified a key pathway involved in vertebrate development—and human disease.