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Twin Studies as Topic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Twin Studies as Topic
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.372.900
N05.715.360.330.900
N06.850.520.450.900
Unique ID
D018433
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018433
Annotation
for general design, methodology, economics, etc of twin studies; main headings DISEASES IN TWINS; TWINS; and specifics are also available; do not confuse with the Publication Type TWIN STUDY
Scope Note
Works about methods of detecting genetic etiology in human traits. The basic premise of twin studies is that monozygotic twins carry identical genes, while zygotic twins are genetically no more similar than two siblings born after separate pregnancies. (Last, J.M., A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Previous Indexing
Diseases in Twins (1966-1994)
Twins (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see TWIN STUDIES 1995-2007
History Note
2008(1995)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/27
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Twin Studies as Topic Preferred
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