Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Village Of Twins: A Mystery

 Praveen Jodalli, Ganesh Shenoy Panchmal, Laxminarayan Sonde, Vinej Somaraj


Twins are unique in nature. The use of twins in genetic research is well recognized. Monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twin pairs provides valuable insights into the relative contributions of genetic and environmental influences. A village in South India comprises of majorly twins which remains a mystery to the scientific world as the reason for this genetic cause is still unknown. The rate of twining in this particular village is several folds of the global average rate. The exact cause of this peculiar phenomenon directs to research to reveal the exact cause of this rate of twining in one particular village.

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