Twin studies in IGE/GGE. While the estimate of concordance in identical twins is virtually the same in all studies, the concordance estimates in non-identical twins vary widely. The heritability of IGE, however, critically depends on reliable estimates for the concordance in non-identical twins.

Ingo Helbig

Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany

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