Yoon Mi Hur

Summary

Affiliation: Asan Medical Center
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to prosocial behaviour in 2- to 9-year-old South Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Chonnam National University, Kwangju, South Korea
    Biol Lett 3:664-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of the chorion type on prosocial behavior in young South Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Kwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:773-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Sex differences in genetic and environmental contributions to depression symptoms in South Korean adolescent and young adult twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:306-13. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Effects of chorion type on genetic and environmental influences on height, weight, and body mass index in South Korean young twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:63-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A recent rise in twin birth rates and demographic changes in mothers of twins in South Korea: 2003-2007
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:118-22. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Comparisons of refractive errors between twins and singletons in Chinese school-age samples
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:86-92. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Sex difference in heritability of BMI in South Korean adolescent twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2908-11. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Heritability of the iridotrabecular angle width measured by optical coherence tomography in Chinese children: the Guangzhou twin eye study
    Mingguang He
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1356-61. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in genetic and environmental influences on obsessive-compulsive symptoms in South Korean adolescent and young adult twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:314-20. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Heritability of central corneal thickness in Chinese: the Guangzhou Twin Eye Study
    Yingfeng Zheng
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4303-7. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to prosocial behaviour in 2- to 9-year-old South Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Chonnam National University, Kwangju, South Korea
    Biol Lett 3:664-6. 2007
    ..It is concluded that genetic and environmental influences on prosocial behaviour in young South Koreans are mostly similar to those in western samples...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of the chorion type on prosocial behavior in young South Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Kwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:773-7. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that genetic and environmental factors in prosocial behavior estimated from twin studies are not significantly influenced by the chorion type of MZ twins...
  3. doi request reprint Sex differences in genetic and environmental contributions to depression symptoms in South Korean adolescent and young adult twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:306-13. 2008
    ..Similar results were observed when 'culturally biased' items of the CES-D were separately analyzed. These variance components estimates for depression symptoms in East Asians overlap those observed in Caucasians...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of chorion type on genetic and environmental influences on height, weight, and body mass index in South Korean young twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:63-9. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint A recent rise in twin birth rates and demographic changes in mothers of twins in South Korea: 2003-2007
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:118-22. 2009
    ..In their sampling strategies, twin researchers should consider our findings of recent changes in demographic characteristics of parents of twins as well as increased DZ twin birth rates...
  6. doi request reprint Comparisons of refractive errors between twins and singletons in Chinese school-age samples
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:86-92. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Sex difference in heritability of BMI in South Korean adolescent twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2908-11. 2007
    ..These estimates of genetic and environmental factors in BMI found among South Korean adolescent twins were broadly in the range of those reported in previous studies of BMI based on Western twin samples...
  8. doi request reprint Heritability of the iridotrabecular angle width measured by optical coherence tomography in Chinese children: the Guangzhou twin eye study
    Mingguang He
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1356-61. 2008
    ..To estimate the heritability of the iridotrabecular angle width measured by anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) in a classic twin study...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in genetic and environmental influences on obsessive-compulsive symptoms in South Korean adolescent and young adult twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:314-20. 2008
    ..41%) for the MOCIT was higher in males than in females. However, shared environmental influences did not attain statistical significance perhaps due to insufficient statistical power...
  10. doi request reprint Heritability of central corneal thickness in Chinese: the Guangzhou Twin Eye Study
    Yingfeng Zheng
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4303-7. 2008
    ..To assess the heritability of central corneal thickness (CCT) in Chinese children in a classic twin study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence for nonadditive genetic effects on Eysenck Personality Scales in South Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:373-8. 2007
    ..For Neuroticism and Extraversion, models that included an additive genetic component fit better than those including a nonadditive genetic variance component...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stability of genetic influence on morningness-eveningness: a cross-sectional examination of South Korean twins from preadolescence to young adulthood
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    J Sleep Res 16:17-23. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Seoul Twin Family Study: design, sampling, assessments, and future directions
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res 5:389-93. 2002
    ..We also plan to undertake molecular genetic studies to identify genes involved in specific cognitive abilities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nonadditive genetic effects on hostility in South Korean adolescent and young adult twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Population, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:637-41. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Twins have slightly higher self-concepts than singletons in the elementary school period: A study of South Korean twins and singletons
    Young Soon Yoon
    Hansung University, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:233-9. 2006
    ..Second, twins consistently exceeded singletons for all 6 cluster scales of the P-H. However, the effect sizes of differences between twins and singletons were small except for one scale, Physical Appearance and Attributes...
  16. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on birthweight in a sample of Korean twins
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Neuroscience Research Institute, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:355-60. 2005
    ..Model-fitting analyses based on the data pooled across gender yielded estimates of 17% for genetic, 60% for shared environmental, and 23% for nonshared environmental influences on birthweight...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on self-concept in female preadolescent twins: comparison of Minnesota and Seoul data
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Neuroscience Research Institute, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:291-9. 2005
    ..For Popularity, Anxiety, and Behavior, however, the genetic and environmental estimates were comparable between the two samples...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assortive mating for personaltiy traits, educational level, religious affiliation, height, weight, adn body mass index in parents of Korean twin sample
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Graduate School of Education, Hansung University, Seoul, Korea
    Twin Res 6:467-70. 2003
    ..05)m and body mass index (r = .11). These results were remarkably similar to those found from the western samples. Implications of the present findings in behavior genetic studies and human mating patterns were briefly discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Changes in twinning rates in South Korea: 1981-2002
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:76-9. 2005
    ..The results did not support the recent finding of higher twinning incidence in industrialized regions...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of twin birthweight data from Australia, the Netherlands, the United States, Japan, and South Korea: are genetic and environmental variations in birthweight similar in Caucasians and East Asians?
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:638-48. 2005
    ..Recent molecular findings and specific environmental factors that are subsumed by maternal effects are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Angiotensinogen G(-6)A polymorphism is associated with the elevation of blood pressure in the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
    Soon Sup Shim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:76-80. 2006
    ..The present findings imply that the elevation of BP can serve as an endophenotype for a spectrum of hypertensive conditions in pregnancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Twin registries: an ongoing success story
    Andreas Busjahn
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:705. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint The South Korean Twin Registry
    Yoon Mi Hur
    Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:838-43. 2006
    ..The present article describes a brief history of the SKTR, goals and current research highlights, recent major accomplishments, and future directions...