Is there any difference between an identical twin and a clone?
By Brad Dunn and Diane Lanigan (Research)Posted 12.28.2001 at 6:40 pm 1 Comment
Genetically, the two are virtually the same. Your identical twin and your clone would each share your exact nuclear DNA-the type of molecules that account for more than 99.9 percent of an individual's genetic makeup. The remaining genetic material, known as mitochondrial DNA, comes from the egg from which you've been conceived.