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Author Townsend, Grant, author.

Title Twin studies : research in genes, teeth and faces / by Grant C Townsend, Sandra K Pinkerton, James R Rogers, Michelle R Bockmann, and Toby E Hughes, School of Dentistry, the University of Adelaide.

Publication Info. Adelaide, South Australia : University of Adelaide Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 199 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A tour of the mouth -- A historical perspective -- Phases of research involving twin studies of teeth and faces -- Cohort 1, teeth and faces of South Australian teenage twins -- Cohort 2, a longitudinal study of dental and facial development in Australian twins and their families -- Cohort 3, tooth emergence and oral health in Australian twins and their families -- Publications and theses relating to the Adelaide twin studies.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (OAPEN, viewed July 18, 2016).
Summary This volume is about an ongoing long-term research initiative led by researchers from the School of Dentistry at the University of Adelaide. The aim of this book is to provide an overview of the studies of the teeth and faces of Australian twins and their families that have extended over more than thirty years.
Language English.
Subject Twins -- Research -- Australia.
Genetics -- Research -- Australia.
Dentistry -- Research -- Australia.
Face -- Research -- Australia.
Twin Studies as Topic
Epigenesis, Genetic
Face -- anatomy & histology
Maxillofacial Development
Tooth -- anatomy & histology
Twins -- genetics
Dentisterie -- Recherche -- Australie.
Mathematics and science.
Biology, life sciences.
Human biology.
Medical anthropology.
Other branches of medicine.
MEDICAL -- Dentistry -- General.
Dentistry -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00890671
Genetics -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00940133
Twins -- Research. (OCoLC)fst01159860
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Indexed Term twins
twin studies
history of twin research
craniofacial biology
longitudinal study
dental features
dental morphology
oral health
path analysis
genetic expression
next-generation sequencing
primary teeth
permanent teeth
genetic factors
epigenetic factors
adelaide dental school
melbourne dental schoolcentre for orio-facial research and learning
identical twins
fraternal twins
mirror imaging
sexual dimorphism
twin zygosity
Added Author Pinkerton, Sandra K., author.
Rogers, James R. (James Robert), 1941- author.
Bockmann, Michelle R., author.
Hughes, Toby E., author.
Other Form: Print version: Townsend, Grant. Twin studies. The University of Adelaide, South Australia : University of Adelaide Press, [2015] 9781925261141 (DLC) 2015514131 (OCoLC)944306701
ISBN 1925261158 (electronic bk.)
9781925261158 (electronic bk.)
9781925261141 (paperback)
192526114X (paperback)
Standard No. AU@ 000060635070
GBVCP 1008665495
GBVCP 86577059X
GBVCP 869964925

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