Development of Diabetes in Identical Twins
The value of studies in identical (monozygotic) twins lies as much in what they refute as in what they confirm. Thus if a pair of twins resembles each other in respect of a condition that does not prove that the condition is inherited, but if they differ from each other then the condition cannot be inherited.
KeywordsBeta Cell Twin Pair Identical Twin Islet Cell Antibody Discordant Pair
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