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

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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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