De Lange M, Andrew T, Snieder H, Ge D, Futers TS, Standeven K, Spector TD, Grant PJ, Ariens RAS. Joint linkage and association of 6 single nucleotide polymorphisms in the factor XIII-A subunit gene point to V34L as the main functional locus . Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2006 Aug; 26 (8):1914-9
Reavley CM, Golding JF, Cherkas LF, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. Genetic influences on motion sickness susceptibility in adult women: a classical twin study. Aviat Space Environ Med 2006 Nov; 77 (11): 1148-52
Majava M, Bishop PN, Hagg P, Scott PG, Rice A, Inglehearn C, Hammond CJ, Spector TD, Ala -Kokko L, Mannikko M. Novel mutations in the small leucine-rich repeat protein/proteoglycan (SLRP) genes in high myopia . Hum Mutat 2006 Nov 20; 28 (4):336-344
Harding B, Curley AJ, Hannan FM, Christie PT, Bowl MR, Turner JJO, Barber M, Gillham-Nasenya I, Hampson G, Spector TD, Thakker RV. Functional characterization of calcium sensing receptor polymorphisms and absence of association with indices of calcium homeostasis and bone mineral density. Clinical Endocrinology 2006;65:598-605
Falchi M, Spector TD, Perks U, Kato BS, Bataille V. Genome-wide search for nevus density shows linkage to two melanoma loci on chromosome 9 and identifies a new QTL on 5q31 in an adult twin cohort. Human Molecular Genetics 2006; 15 (20):2975-9
Zhai G, Aviv A, Hunter DJ, Hart DJ, Gardner JP, Kimura M, Lu X, Valdes AM, Spector TD. Reduction of leukocyte telomere length in radiographic hand osteoarthritis: a population based study. Ann Rheum Disease 2006; 65 (11):1444-1448
Skidmore PML, Cassidy A, Swaminathan R, Falchi M, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. Intrauterine, environmental, and genetic influences in the relationship between birth weight and lipids in a female twin cohort. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol 2006; 26(10):2373-9
Camplejohn RS, Hodgson S, Carter N, Kao BS, Spector TD. Heritability of DNA-damage-induced apoptosis and its relationship with age in lymphocytes from female twins. British Journal of Cancer 2006; 95:520-524.
Bingham CO, Buckland-Wright JC, Garnero P, Cohen SB, Dougados M, Adami S, Clauw DJ, Spector TD, Pelletier JP, Raynauld JP, Strand V, Simon LS, Meyer JM, Cline GA, Beary JF. Risedronate decreases biochemical markers of cartilage degradation but does not decrease symptoms or slow x-ray progression in patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee: results of the two-year multinational knee OA structural arthritis (KOSTAR) study. Arthritis & Rheumatism 2006 Nov; 54(11):3494-507
Jamshidi Y, Snieder H, Wang X, Pavitt MJ, Spector TD, Carter ND, O’Dell SD. Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase p85 alpha regulatory subunit gene PIK3R1 haplotype is associated with body fat and serum leptin in a female twin population. Diabetology 2006 Nov;49 (11):2659-2667
Spencer-Jones NJ, Ge D, Snieder H, Perks U, Swaminathan R, Spector TD, Carter ND, O’Dell SD. AMP-Kinase ALPHA2 subunit gene PRKAA2 variants are associated with total LDL and HDL-cholesterol normal females. J Med Genet 2006; 43 (12): 936-42
Cherkas LF, Aviv A, Valdes AM, Hunkin JL, Gardner JP, Surdulescu GL, Kimura M, Spector TD. The effects of social status on biological ageing as measured by white cell telomere length. Aging Cell 2006; 5 (5): 361-365
Need AC, Ahmadi KR, Spector TD, Goldstein DB. Obesity is associated with genetic variants that alter dopamine availability . Ann Hum Genet 2006;70 (Pt3): 293-303
Hasset G, Hart DJ, Doyle D, March L, Spector TD. The relationship of progressive osteoarthritis of the knee and long-term progression of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and lumbar spine. Ann Rheum Dis 2006;65(5): 623-8.
De Lange M, Andrew T, Snieder H, Ge D, Futers TS, Standeven K, Spector TD, Grant PJ, Ariens RAS. Joint linkage and association of 6 single nucleotide polymorphisms in the factor XIII-A subunit gene point to V34L as the main functional locus. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2006; 26: 1914-1919.
Valdes A, Van Oene M, Hart DJ, Surdulescu GL, Loughlin J, Doherty M, Spector TD. Reproducible genetic associations between candidate genes and clinical knee osteoarthritis in men and women. Arthritis & Rheumatism 2006; 54 (2): 533-539
Wilson S, Adam G, Langdown M, Reneland R, Braun A, Andrew T, Surdulescu GL, Norberg M, Dudbridge F, Reed PW, Sambrook P, Kleyn PW, Spector TD. Linkage and potential association of obesity-related phenotypes with two genes on chromosome 12q24 in female dizygous twin cohort. European Journal of Human Genetics 2006; 14: 340-348.
Garner C, Best S, Menzel S, Rooks H, Spector TD, Thein SL. Two candidate genes for low platelet count identified in an Asian indian kindred by genome-wide linkage analysis: glycoprotein IX and thrombopoietin. European Journal of Human Genetics 2006 ; 14 (1): 101-8.
Andrew T, Aviv A, Falchi M, Surdulescu GL, Gardner JP, LU X, Kimura M, Kato BS, Valdes AM, Spector TD. Mapping genetic loci that determine leukocyte telomere length in a large sample of unselected female sib-pairs. American Journal of Human Genetics. January 2006; 78 (3):480-6.
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 2006; 21: 447-450.
Jamshidi Y, Snieder H, Wang X, Spector TD. Common polymorphisms in SOCS3 are not associated with body weight, insulin sensitivity or lipid profile in normal female twins. Diabetologia 2006; 49 (2): 306-310.
Liew SH, Gilbert CE, Spector TD, Mellerio M, Kuijk FJ, Beatty S, Fitzke F, Marshall J, Hammond CJ. Central retinal thickness is positively correlated with macular pigment optical density. Exp Eye Res. 2006; 82 (5): 915-20.
Aviv A, Valdes AM, Gardner JP, Swaminatahan R, Kimura M, Spector TD. Menopause modifies the association of telomere length in white blood cells with insulin resistance in normal females. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2006; 91 (2): 635-40.
Spector TD, Reneland RH, Mah S, Valdes AM, Hart DJ, Kammerer S, Langdown M, Hoyal CR, Atienza J, Doherty M, Rahman P, Nelson MR, Braun A. Association between a variation in LRCH1 and knee osteoarthritis: A genome-wide SNP association study using DVA pooling. Arthritis & Rheumatism 2006; 54 (2): 524-32.
Stubbe JH, Boomsma DI, Vink JM, Cornes BK, Martin NG, Skytthe A, Kyvik KO, Rose RJ, Kujala UM, Kaprio J, Harris JR, Pedersen NL, Hunkin J, Spector TD, de Geus EJ. Genetic influences on exercise participation in 37,051 twin pairs from seven countries. PLoS ONE. 2006 Dec 20;1:e22.
Blake GM, Knapp KM, Spector TD, Fogelman I. Predicting the risk of fracture at any site in the skeleton: are all bone mineral density measurement sites equally effective? Calcif Tissue Int. 2006; 78 (1): 9-17.
Maheu E, Altman RD, Bloch DA, Doherty M, Hochberg M, Mannoni A, Punzi L, Spector TD, Verbruggen G, Carr A, Cicuttini F, Dreiser RL, Haraoui BP, Hart D, Pelletier JP, Ramonda R, Rovati L. Design and conduct of clinical trials in patients with osteoarthritis of the hand: recommendations from a task force of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2006; 14: 303-322.
Paul SN, Kato BS, Hunkin JL, Vivekanandan S, Spector TD. The big finger: the second to fourth digit ratio is a predictor of sporting ability in women. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2006 Dec; 40 (12):981-3
Cohen RM, Snieder H, Lindsell CJ, Beyan H, Hawa MI, Blinko S, Edwards R, Spector TD, Leslie RDG. Evidence for independent heritability of the glycation gap (glycosylation gap) fraction of HbA1c in nondiabetic twins. Diabetes Care 2006; 29 (8):1739-1743