Does the sex of one's co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts

Leonie H. Bogl, Aline Jelenkovic, Eero Vuoksimaa, Linda Ahrenfeldt, Kirsi H. Pietilainen, Maria A. Stazi, Corrado Fagnani, Cristina D'Ippolito, Yoon-Mi Hur, Hoe-Uk Jeong, Judy L. Silberg, Lindon J. Eaves, Hermine H. Maes, Gombojav Bayasgalan, Danshiitsoodol Narandalai, Tessa L. Cutler, Christian Kandler, Kerry L. Jang, Kaare Christensen, Axel Skytthe & 56 others Kirsten O. Kyvik, Wendy Cozen, Amie E. Hwang, Thomas M. Mack, Catherine A. Derom, Robert F. Vlietinck, Tracy L. Nelson, Keith E. Whitfield, Robin P. Corley, Brooke M. Huibregtse, Tom A. McAdams, Thalia C. Eley, Alice M. Gregory, Robert F. Krueger, Matt Mcgue, Shandell Pahlen, Gonneke Willemsen, Meike Bartels, Toos C. E. M. van Beijsterveldt, Zengchang Pang, Qihua Tan, Dongfeng Zhang, Nicholas G. Martin, Sarah E. Medland, Grant W. Montgomery, Jacob van B. Hjelmborg, Esther Rebato, Gary E. Swan, Ruth Krasnow, Andreas Busjahn, Paul Lichtenstein, Sevgi Y. Oncel, Fazil Aliev, Laura A. Baker, Catherine Tuvblad, Sisira H. Siribaddana, Matthew Hotopf, Athula Sumathipala, Fruhling Rijsdijk, Patrik K. E. Magnusson, Nancy L. Pedersen, Anna K. Dahl Aslan, Juan R. Ordonana, Juan F. Sanchez-Romera, Lucia Colodro-Conde, Glen E. Duncan, Dedra Buchwald, Adam D. Tarnoki, David L. Tarnoki, Yoshie Yokoyama, John L. Hopper, Ruth J. F. Loos, Dorret I. Boomsma, Thorkild I. A. Sorensen, Karri Silventoinen, Jaakko Kaprio

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Original languageEnglish
Article number14
JournalBiology of sex differences
Volume8
Number of pages12
ISSN2042-6410
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • Prenatal hormone exposure
  • Opposite-sex twins
  • Height
  • Body mass index
  • CODATwins
  • POLYCYSTIC-OVARY-SYNDROME
  • BODY-MASS INDEX
  • OPPOSITE-SEX
  • CODATWINS PROJECT
  • RHESUS-MONKEYS
  • FEMALE MICE
  • FETAL SEX
  • CO-TWINS
  • TESTOSTERONE
  • DIMORPHISM
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
  • 3121 Internal medicine

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Bogl, Leonie H. ; Jelenkovic, Aline ; Vuoksimaa, Eero ; Ahrenfeldt, Linda ; Pietilainen, Kirsi H. ; Stazi, Maria A. ; Fagnani, Corrado ; D'Ippolito, Cristina ; Hur, Yoon-Mi ; Jeong, Hoe-Uk ; Silberg, Judy L. ; Eaves, Lindon J. ; Maes, Hermine H. ; Bayasgalan, Gombojav ; Narandalai, Danshiitsoodol ; Cutler, Tessa L. ; Kandler, Christian ; Jang, Kerry L. ; Christensen, Kaare ; Skytthe, Axel ; Kyvik, Kirsten O. ; Cozen, Wendy ; Hwang, Amie E. ; Mack, Thomas M. ; Derom, Catherine A. ; Vlietinck, Robert F. ; Nelson, Tracy L. ; Whitfield, Keith E. ; Corley, Robin P. ; Huibregtse, Brooke M. ; McAdams, Tom A. ; Eley, Thalia C. ; Gregory, Alice M. ; Krueger, Robert F. ; Mcgue, Matt ; Pahlen, Shandell ; Willemsen, Gonneke ; Bartels, Meike ; van Beijsterveldt, Toos C. E. M. ; Pang, Zengchang ; Tan, Qihua ; Zhang, Dongfeng ; Martin, Nicholas G. ; Medland, Sarah E. ; Montgomery, Grant W. ; Hjelmborg, Jacob van B. ; Rebato, Esther ; Swan, Gary E. ; Krasnow, Ruth ; Busjahn, Andreas ; Lichtenstein, Paul ; Oncel, Sevgi Y. ; Aliev, Fazil ; Baker, Laura A. ; Tuvblad, Catherine ; Siribaddana, Sisira H. ; Hotopf, Matthew ; Sumathipala, Athula ; Rijsdijk, Fruhling ; Magnusson, Patrik K. E. ; Pedersen, Nancy L. ; Aslan, Anna K. Dahl ; Ordonana, Juan R. ; Sanchez-Romera, Juan F. ; Colodro-Conde, Lucia ; Duncan, Glen E. ; Buchwald, Dedra ; Tarnoki, Adam D. ; Tarnoki, David L. ; Yokoyama, Yoshie ; Hopper, John L. ; Loos, Ruth J. F. ; Boomsma, Dorret I. ; Sorensen, Thorkild I. A. ; Silventoinen, Karri ; Kaprio, Jaakko. / Does the sex of one's co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts. In: Biology of sex differences. 2017 ; Vol. 8.
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Does the sex of one's co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts. / Bogl, Leonie H.; Jelenkovic, Aline; Vuoksimaa, Eero; Ahrenfeldt, Linda; Pietilainen, Kirsi H.; Stazi, Maria A.; Fagnani, Corrado; D'Ippolito, Cristina; Hur, Yoon-Mi; Jeong, Hoe-Uk; Silberg, Judy L.; Eaves, Lindon J.; Maes, Hermine H.; Bayasgalan, Gombojav; Narandalai, Danshiitsoodol; Cutler, Tessa L.; Kandler, Christian; Jang, Kerry L.; Christensen, Kaare; Skytthe, Axel; Kyvik, Kirsten O.; Cozen, Wendy; Hwang, Amie E.; Mack, Thomas M.; Derom, Catherine A.; Vlietinck, Robert F.; Nelson, Tracy L.; Whitfield, Keith E.; Corley, Robin P.; Huibregtse, Brooke M.; McAdams, Tom A.; Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M.; Krueger, Robert F.; Mcgue, Matt; Pahlen, Shandell; Willemsen, Gonneke; Bartels, Meike; van Beijsterveldt, Toos C. E. M.; Pang, Zengchang; Tan, Qihua; Zhang, Dongfeng; Martin, Nicholas G.; Medland, Sarah E.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Hjelmborg, Jacob van B.; Rebato, Esther; Swan, Gary E.; Krasnow, Ruth; Busjahn, Andreas; Lichtenstein, Paul; Oncel, Sevgi Y.; Aliev, Fazil; Baker, Laura A.; Tuvblad, Catherine; Siribaddana, Sisira H.; Hotopf, Matthew; Sumathipala, Athula; Rijsdijk, Fruhling; Magnusson, Patrik K. E.; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Aslan, Anna K. Dahl; Ordonana, Juan R.; Sanchez-Romera, Juan F.; Colodro-Conde, Lucia; Duncan, Glen E.; Buchwald, Dedra; Tarnoki, Adam D.; Tarnoki, David L.; Yokoyama, Yoshie; Hopper, John L.; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Sorensen, Thorkild I. A.; Silventoinen, Karri; Kaprio, Jaakko.

In: Biology of sex differences, Vol. 8, 14, 27.04.2017.

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AU - Pietilainen, Kirsi H.

AU - Stazi, Maria A.

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AU - Jeong, Hoe-Uk

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AU - Maes, Hermine H.

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AU - Kyvik, Kirsten O.

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AU - Hwang, Amie E.

AU - Mack, Thomas M.

AU - Derom, Catherine A.

AU - Vlietinck, Robert F.

AU - Nelson, Tracy L.

AU - Whitfield, Keith E.

AU - Corley, Robin P.

AU - Huibregtse, Brooke M.

AU - McAdams, Tom A.

AU - Eley, Thalia C.

AU - Gregory, Alice M.

AU - Krueger, Robert F.

AU - Mcgue, Matt

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AU - Zhang, Dongfeng

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AU - Montgomery, Grant W.

AU - Hjelmborg, Jacob van B.

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AU - Swan, Gary E.

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AU - Busjahn, Andreas

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AU - Oncel, Sevgi Y.

AU - Aliev, Fazil

AU - Baker, Laura A.

AU - Tuvblad, Catherine

AU - Siribaddana, Sisira H.

AU - Hotopf, Matthew

AU - Sumathipala, Athula

AU - Rijsdijk, Fruhling

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AU - Pedersen, Nancy L.

AU - Aslan, Anna K. Dahl

AU - Ordonana, Juan R.

AU - Sanchez-Romera, Juan F.

AU - Colodro-Conde, Lucia

AU - Duncan, Glen E.

AU - Buchwald, Dedra

AU - Tarnoki, Adam D.

AU - Tarnoki, David L.

AU - Yokoyama, Yoshie

AU - Hopper, John L.

AU - Loos, Ruth J. F.

AU - Boomsma, Dorret I.

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AU - Silventoinen, Karri

AU - Kaprio, Jaakko

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