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KoGES_twin and family study

KoGES_twin and family study

Initiatives -
Twins are ideal for gene-environment interaction study, because they have identical genes, but the development of disease can be different due to environmental factors.
Start Year
2005
End Year
2014
Supplementary Information
The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES) Consortium (6)
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Design

Study design
Other : Gene-environment study
Follow Up
3rd Follow up (Active follow up)

Marker Paper

http://www.cdc.go.kr/contents.es?mid=a50401010200

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,202
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
35-70 year old identical twins and their families

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : http://www.cdc.go.kr/contents.es?mid=a504010102...