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Identical Genes, Individual Twins

Photo: Fotostudio Enjoy, Ingrid van Heteren (NL)

Identical twins essentially have the same DNA sequence, but the way they use their DNA can be vastly different. Photo: Fotostudio Enjoy, Ingrid van Heteren (NL)

By Marcel Coolen

Identical twins essentially have the same DNA sequence, but the way they use their DNA can be vastly different. Photo: Fotostudio Enjoy, Ingrid van Heteren (NL)

The research described here was performed by Dr Marcel Coolen at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research’s Epigenetics group headed by Professor Susan Clark. Dr Coolen is currently group leader at the Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands.

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