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MZ

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MOZAMBIQUE.

MZ

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Mozambique. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Mozambican bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Mozambique. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Mozambique. Each subdivision has its own code with the prefix "MZ." For example, the code for the Province of Gaza is ISO 3166-2:MZ-G.
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Phenotypically concordant and discordant monozygotic twins display different DNA copy-number-variation profiles Am J Hum Genet 2008;82: 763-771.
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Genome, epigenome and RNA sequences of monozygotic twins discordant for multiple sclerosis.
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In fact, they found coronary flow rate was significantly lower in dizygotic twins with a history of major depression compared to their fraternal twins without major depression, but there was no significant flow rate difference between monozygotic twins discordant for the disorder.
While both genetics and environment have a role to play in the relationship between height and cognition, environmental factors appear to be responsible for two-thirds of the height-intelligence correlation, according to research conducted on cross-trait (height and intelligence), cross-twin correlations between monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs.
The potentiality view contends that, even though a fertilized human egg (zygote) may not be an individual human being (since the possibility of monozygotic twinning exists during 2 weeks after fertilization), it is still a potential human being.
The investigation involved more than 4,000 monozygotic and dizygotic twins, aged 22-27 years (average age 25), who were enrolled in a population-based longitudinal twin study.
Conjoined twins are rare variants of monozygotic twins.
The team compared the methylation patterns of twins from monozygotic pairs--twins created when a single embryo splits.
Here we present a familial form of VVS in monozygotic twins and their parents.
6% for both monozygotic and dizygotic) argues against a strong genetic component.