Apple monitors with thunderbolt connection on a PC?

I have a client with a 27" Apple monitor, the only input is a thunderbolt cable. The question is, can this monitor be used with a windows PC? I've searched the web and found conflicting answers, some say it's compatible with mini Display port, others say it can't be done. Does anyone have  a definitive answer please?
pcmwalesAsked:
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Justin BradshawOwnerCommented:
It can be used with a mini display port, yes... but that only works to display stuff on the screen. You'll be missing out on the hub on the back of the display.

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serialbandCommented:
It's as Justin Bradshaw says.  They've combined everything into a single Thunderbolt cable to power additional thunderbolt, firewire, ethernet, and 3 USB ports on the back.  The older monitors have a separate USB plug for the USB hub.
pcmwalesAuthor Commented:
That's great, my clients' not bothered about the hub but likes the clarity of the display for a design package he uses. Many thanks
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