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Genetics of MS 

Genetics of MS
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Genetics of MS
Author(s):

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569831.003.0007
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date: 18 August 2019

Twin studies 30

Genetic associations and linkage 32

The classical method for establishing the genetic component to any condition is through twin studies. Monozygotic twins are identical and share the same egg, and are therefore identical genetically, so that any differences between them should be accounted for by environmental factors. ...

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