Telling Identical Apart | GenomeWeb

As identical twins get older, their DNA methylation patterns begin to diverge and because of this effect, University of Huddersfield researchers say it's possible to tell DNA samples gathered from identical twins apart.

As they report in Analytical Biochemistry, researchers led by Huddersfield's Graham Williams used bisulfite treatment followed by high-resolution melting curve analysis to differentiate between five sets of monozygotic twins.

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