2005

Williams FM, Cherkas LF, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. The effect of moderate alcohol consumption on bone mineral density: a study of female twins. Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 Feb;64 (2):309-10 

Garner C, Menzel S, Martin N, Best S, Spector TD, Thein SL. Interacion between two quantitatie trait loci affects fetal haemoglobin expression. Annals of Human Genetics 2005; 69: 707-714. 

Spector TD. Strontium Ranelate (Protelos): new option in osteoporosis. Prescriber 2005; 16 (21): 21-27. 

Hassett G, Hart DJ, Doyle D, March L, Spector TD. The realtionship of progressive osteoarthritis of the knee and long-term progression of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and lumbar spine. Ann Rheum Dis 2005 

Mohammed I, Cherkas LF, Riley SA, Spector TD, Trudgill NJ. Genetic influences in irritable bowel syndrome: a twin study. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2005 Jun;100 (6):1340-4

Maheu E, Cadet C, Marty M, Dougados M, Ghabri S, Kerloch I, Mazieres B, Spector TD, Vignon E, Lequesne MG. Reproducibility and sensibility to change of various methods to measure joint space width in osteoarthritis of the hip: a double reading of three different radiographic views taken with a three-year interval. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2005; 7 (6): R1375-85. 

Toh TY, Liew SHM, Mackinnon JR, Hewitt AW, Poulsen JL, Spector TD, Gilbert CE, Craig JE, Hammond CJ, Mackey DA. Central corneal thickness is highly heritable: The twin eye study. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2005; 46 (10): 3718-3722. 

Sutcliffe A, Spoudeas HA, Devaki N, Bouloux P, Oliver T, Sambrook P, Bannister W, Lambalk CB, Spector TD. Comparison of serum FSH and inhibin B levels between adult male dizygotic and monozygotic twins. Human Reproduction 2005. 

Falchi M, Andrew T, Snieder H, Swaminathan R, Surdulescu G, Spector TD. The identification of QTLs for serum lipid levels in a female sib-pair cohort. A novel application to improve the power of two-locus linkage analysis. Hum Mol Genet 2005; 14 (20): 2971-9 

Roberts SC, Gosling LM, Spector TD, Miller P, Penn DJ, Petrie M. Body odour similarity in noncohabiting twins. Chemical Senses 2005; 30 (8): 651-6. 

Liew SHM, Gilbery CE, Spector TD, Mellerio J, Marshall J, Van Kuijk FJGM, Beatty S, Fitzke F, Hammond CJ. Heritability of macular pigment: a twin study. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2005; 46 (12): 4430-4436 

Spencer-Jones NJ, Snieder H, Wang X, Miller CSA, Spector TD, Carter ND, O’Dell SD. Protein tyrosine phosphatase-1B gene PTPN1: Selection of tagging SNPs and association with body fat, insulin sensitivity and the metabolic syndrome in a normal female population. Diabetes 2005; 54: 3296-3304. 

Smith AJ, Gidley J, Sandy JR, Perry MJ, Elson CJ, Kirwan JR, Spector TD, Doherty M, Bidwell JL, Mansell JP. Haplotypes of the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) gene: Are they a risk factor in osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2005 Jul; 13 (7): 608-13. 

Andrew T, Antoniades L, Scurrah KJ, MacGregor AJ, Spector TD. The risk of wrist fracture in women is heritable and is influenced by genes that are largely independent of those influencing bone mineral density. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2005, 20 (1): 67-74. 

Spector TD, Conaghan PG, Buckland-Wright JC, Garnero P, Cline GA, Beary JF, Valent DJ, Meyer JM. Effect of risedronate on joint structure and symptoms of knee osteoarthritis: results of the BRISK randomised controlled trial. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2005.; 7 (3): R625-33. 

Martin F, Hart DJ, Spector TD, doyle DV, Hararai D. Fear of Falling Limiting Activity in Young-Old Women is Associated with Reduced Functional Mobility rather than Psychological Factors. Age and Ageing 2005 May; 34 (3): 281-7. 

Williams FM, Cherkas LF, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. The effect of moderate alcohol consumption on bone mineral density: a study of female twins. Ann Rheum Dis. Feb 2005; 64(2):309-310. 

Reneland RH, Mah S, Kammerer S, Hoyal CR, Marnellos G, Wilson SG, Sambrook PN, Spector TD, Nelson MR, Braun A. Association between a variation in the phosphodiesteraseD gene and bone mineral density. BMC Medical Genetics 2005,Mar 7; 6 (1): 9. 

NG MYM, Andrew T, Spector TD, Jeffery S. Linkage to the FOXC2 region of chromosome 16 for varicose veins in otherwise healthy, unselected sibling pairs. J Med Genet 2005; 42:235-239 

Dunn KM, Cherkas LF, Spector TD. Genetic influences on variation in female sexual function. A twin study. Biology Letters (The Royal Society) 2005;1 (3): 260-263. 

Liew SH, Elsner H, Spector TD, Hammond CJ. The first “Classical” Twin Study? Analysis of refractive error using monozygotic and dizygotic twins published in 1922. Twin Research Hum Genet 2005; Jun 8 (3): 198-200. 

Chen Y, Snieder H, Wang X, Kaviya B, McCaffrey C, Spector TD, Carter ND, O’Dell SD. Proopiomelanocortin gene variants are associated with serum leptin and body fat in a normal female population. Eur J Hum Genet. 2005 Jun; 13 (6): 772-80. 

Valdes A, Andrew T, Gardner JP, Kimura M, Oelsner E, Cherkas L, Aviv A, Spector TD. Increased body mass and cigarette smoking are associated with short telomeres in women. The Lancet 2005; 366 (9486): 662-4 

Mohamed I Cherkas LF, Riley SA, Spector TD, Trudgill NJ. Genetic influences in irritable bowel syndrome: a twin study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 June; 100 (6): 1340-4. 

Singer JJ, MacGregor AJ, Cherkas LF, Spector TD. Where did I leave my keys? A twin study of self-reported memory ratings using the multifactorial memory questionnaire. Twin Res Hum Genet 2005 Apr; 8 (2): 108-12. 

Valdes A, Hassett G, Hart DJ, Spector TD. Radiographic progression of lumbar spine disc degeneration is influenced by variation at inflammatory genes: a candidate SNP association study in the chingford cohort. Spine 2005;30 (21): 2445-2451. 

Fraga M, Ballestar E, Paz MF, Ropero S, Setien F, Ballestar ML, Sanchez-Aguilera A, Ling C, Carlsson E, Poulsen P, Vaag A, Stephan Z, Spector TD, Wu Y, Plass C, Esteller M. Epigenetic differences arise during the lifetime of monozygotic twins. PNAS 2005; 102 (30): 10604-9.