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Sthanadar, A.A., Bittles, A.H. and Zahid, M. (2014) Civil unrest and the current profile of consanguineous marriage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Journal of Biosocial Science, 46 (5). pp. 698-701.

Costa-Motta, F.M., Bender, F., Acosta, A., Abé-Sandes, K., Machado, T., Bomfim, T., Boa Sorte, T., Da Silva, D., Bittles, A.H., Giugliani, R. and Leistner-Segal, S. (2014) A Community-Based study of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VI in Brazil: The influence of founder effect, endogamy and consanguinity. Human Heredity, 77 (1-4). pp. 189-196.

Hosseini-Chavoshi, M., Abbasi-Shavazi, M.J. and Bittles, A.H. (2014) Consanguineous marriage, reproductive behaviour and postnatal mortality in contemporary Iran. Human Heredity, 77 (1-4). pp. 16-25.

Becker, R., Keller, T., Wegner, R-D, Neitzel, H., Stumm, M., Knoll, U., Stärk, M., Fangerau, H. and Bittles, A. (2014) Consanguinity and pregnancy outcomes in a multi-ethnic, metropolitan European population. Prenatal Diagnosis . In Press.

Romeo, G. and Bittles, A.H. (2014) Consanguinity in the contemporary world. Human Heredity, 77 (1-4). pp. 6-9.

Thomson, A., Roberts, P. and Bittles, A. (2014) Navigating the maze: Ethics approval pathways for intellectual disability research. Journal of Medical Ethics, 40 (11). pp. 782-786.

Bellgard, M.I., Sleeman, M.W., Guerrero, F.D., Fletcher, S., Baynam, G., Goldblatt, J., Rubinstein, Y., Bell, C., Groft, S., Barrero, R., Bittles, A.H., Wilton, S.D., Mason, C.E. and Weeramanthri, T. (2014) Rare disease research roadmap: Navigating the bioinformatics and translational challenges for improved patient health outcomes. Health Policy and Technology . In Press.

Glasson, E.J., Dye, D.E. and Bittles, A.H. (2014) The triple challenges associated with age-related comorbidities in Down syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58 (4). pp. 393-398.

Bittles, A.H. (2013) Consanguineous marriages and congenital anomalies. The Lancet, 382 (9901). pp. 1316-1317.

Acosta, A.X., Abé-Sandes, K., Giugliani, R. and Bittles, A.H. (2013) Delivering genetic education and genetic counseling for rare diseases in rural Brazil. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 22 (6). pp. 830-834.

Bittles, A.H. (2013) Genetics and global healthcare. The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 43 (1). pp. 7-10.

Manzoli, G.N., Abé-Sandes, K., Bittles, A.H., da Silva, D.S.D., Fernandes, L. da C., Paulon, R.M.C., de Castro, I.C.S., Padovani, C.M.C.A. and Acosta, A.X. (2013) Non-syndromic hearing impairment in a multi-ethnic population of Northeastern Brazil. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 77 (7). pp. 1077-1082.

Shieh, J.T.C., Bittles, A.H. and Hudgins, L. (2012) Consanguinity and the risk of congenital heart disease. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 158A (5). pp. 1236-1241.

Lu, J., Huang, Y., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Wu, J., Zhao, F., Meng, S., Yu, X., Ma, Q., Song, M., Chang, N., Bittles, A.H. and Wang, W. (2012) Profiling plasma peptides for the identification of potential ageing biomarkers in Chinese Han adults. PLoS ONE, 7 (7). e39726.

Bittles, A.H. (2011) Assessing the influence of consanguinity on congenital heart disease. Annals of Pediatric Cardiology, 4 (2). pp. 111-116.

Hamamy, H., Antonarakis, S.E., Cavalli-Sforza, L.L., Temtamy, S., Romeo, G., Ten Kate, L.P., Bennett, R.L., Shaw, A., Megarbane, A., van Duijn, C., Bathija, H., Fokstuen, S., Engel, E., Zlotogora, J., Dermitzakis, E., Bottani, A., Dahoun, S., Morris, M.A., Arsenault, S., Aglan, M.S., Ajaz, M., Alkalamchi, A., Alnaqeb, D., Alwasiyah, M.K., Anwer, N., Awwad, R., Bonnefin, M., Corry, P., Gwanmesia, L., Karbani, G.A., Mostafavi, M., Pippucci, T., Ranza-Boscardin, E., Reversade, B., Sharif, S.M., Teeuw, M.E. and Bittles, A.H. (2011) Consanguineous marriages, pearls and perils: Geneva International Consanguinity Workshop Report. Genetics in Medicine, 13 (9). pp. 841-847.

Zou, Z.K., Hu, H.X., Song, M.S., Shen, Y.L., Guo, Xi.H., McElreavey, K., Bittles, A.H. and Wang, W. (2011) Semen quality analysis of military personnel from six geographical areas of the People’s Republic of China. Fertility and Sterility, 95 (6). pp. 2018-2023.

Egerbladh, I. and Bittles, A.H. (2011) Socioeconomic, demographic and legal influences on consanguinity and kinship in northern coastal Sweden 1780-1899. Journal of Biosocial Science, 43 (04). pp. 413-435.

Sinha, S., Black, M.L., Agarwal, S., Das, R., Bittles, A.H. and Bellgard, M. (2011) ThalInd, a β-thalassemia and hemoglobinopathies database for India: defining a model country-specific and disease-centric bioinformatics resource. Human Mutation, 32 (8). pp. 887-893.

Bittles, A.H. (2011) Time to Get Real: Investigating Potential Beneficial Genetic Aspects of Consanguinity. Public Health Genomics, 14 (3). pp. 169-171.

Kate, L.P., Al-Gazali, L., Anand, S., Bittles, A., Cassiman, J-J, Christianson, A., Cornel, M.C., Hamamy, H., Kääriäinen, H., Kristoffersson, U., Marais, D., Penchaszadeh, V.B., Rahman, P. and Schmidtke, J. (2010) Community genetics. Its definition 2010. Journal of Community Genetics, 1 (1). pp. 19-22.

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2010) Consanguineous marriage and human evolution. Annual Review of Anthropology, 39 (1). pp. 193-207.

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2010) Consanguinity, human evolution, and complex diseases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107 (Supp 1). pp. 1779-1786.

Black, M.L., Sinha, S., Agarwal, S., Colah, R., Das, R., Bellgard, M. and Bittles, A.H. (2010) A descriptive profile of β-thalassaemia mutations in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Journal of Community Genetics, 1 (3). pp. 149-157.

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2010) The impact of consanguinity on neonatal and infant health. Early Human Development, 86 (11). pp. 737-741.

Metcalfe, S.A., Bittles, A.H., O’Leary, P. and Emery, J. (2009) Australia: Public Health Genomics. Public Health Genomics, 12 (2). pp. 121-128.

Bittles, A.H. (2009) Commentary: The background and outcomes of the first-cousin marriage controversy in Great Britain. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38 (6). pp. 1453-1458.

Hamamy, H. and Bittles, A.H. (2009) Genetic clinics in arab communities: meeting individual, family and community needs. Public Health Genomics, 12 (1). pp. 30-40.

Campbell, H., Rudan, I., Bittles, A.H. and Wright, A.F. (2009) Human population structure, genome autozygosity and human health. Genome Medicine, 1 (9). p. 91.

Sinha, S., Black, M.L., Agarwal, S., Colah, R., Das, R., Ryan, K., Bellgard, M. and Bittles, A.H. (2009) Profiling β-thalassaemia mutations in India at state and regional levels: implications for genetic education, screening and counselling programmes. The HUGO Journal, 3 (1-4). pp. 51-62.

Nelson, J., Smith, M.T. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) Consanguineous marriage and its clinical consequences in migrants to Australia. Clinical Genetics, 52 (3). pp. 142-146.

Saggar, A.K. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) Consanguinity and child health. Paediatrics and Child Health, 18 (5). pp. 244-249.

Bittles, A.H. (2008) Consanguinity and its relevance to clinical genetics. Clinical Genetics, 60 (2). pp. 89-98.

Bittles, A., Murphy, M. and Reher, D. (2008) Inherited dimensions of human populations in the past. Human Nature, 19 (1). pp. 1-6.

Bittles, A.H. (2008) A community genetics perspective on consanguineous marriage. Community Genetics, 11 (6). pp. 324-30.

Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Glasson, E.J. and Bittles, A.H. (2007) The profile and incidence of cancer in Down syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51 (3). pp. 228-231.

Bittles, A.H. (2007) Congenital hear disease and consanguineous marriage in North India. Annals of Human Biology, 34 (6). pp. 682-683.

Bittles, A.H., Black, M.L. and Wang, W. (2007) Physical anthropology and ethnicity in Asia: The transition from anthropometry to genome-based studies. Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 26 (2). pp. 77-82.

Bittles, A.H., Bower, C., Hussain, R. and Glasson, E.J. (2007) The four ages of Down syndrome. The European Journal of Public Health, 17 (2). pp. 221-225.

Black, M.L., Wise, C.A., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) Combining genetics and population history in the study of ethnic diversity in the People’s Republic of China. Human Biology, 78 (3). pp. 277-293.

Black, M.L., Dufall, K., Wise, C., Sullivan, S. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) Genetic ancestries in northwest Cambodia. Annals of Human Biology, 33 (5-6). pp. 620-627.

Yuan, J., Yun, H., Lan, W., Wang, W., Sullivan, S., Jia, S. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) A climatologic investigation of the SARS-CoV outbreak in Beijing, China. American Journal of Infection Control, 34 (4). pp. 234-236.

Thomson, A.K., Glasson, E.J. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) A long-term population-based clinical and morbidity profile of Angelman syndrome in Western Australia: 1953–2003. Disability & Rehabilitation, 28 (5). pp. 299-305.

Thomson, A.K., Glasson, E.J. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) A long-term population-based clinical and morbidity review of Prader-Willi syndrome in Western Australia. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 50 (1). pp. 69-78.

Carnley, B.P., Prior, J.F., Gilbert, A., Lim, E., Devenish, R., Sing, H., Sarin, E., Guhadasan, R., Sullivan, S.G., Wise, C.A., Bittles, A.H., Chan, K., Wong, M-S, Chan, V. and Erber, W.N. (2006) The prevalence and molecular basis of hemoglobinopathies in Cambodia. Hemoglobin, 30 (4). pp. 463-470.

Port, K.E., Mountain, H., Nelson, J. and Bittles, A.H. (2005) Changing profile of couples seeking genetic counseling for consanguinity in Australia. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 132A (2). pp. 159-163.

Bittles, A.H. and Erber, W.N. (2005) Editorial: Genetics and population health. Annals of Human Biology, 32 (2). pp. 113-116.

Bittles, A.H. (2005) Endogamy, consanguinity and community disease profiles. Community Genetics, 8 (1). pp. 17-20.

McElreavey, K., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2005) First Asian workshop on genomics and community genetics. Community Genetics, 8 (2). pp. 130-132.

Bittles, A.H. (2005) Matching in case-control studies: Comments on Iqbal et al, 2005, J. Mol. Genet. Med. Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine, 1 (2). pp. 40-41.

Bittles, A.H. (2005) Population stratification and genetic association studies in South Asia. Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine, 1 (2). pp. 43-48.

Wise, C.A., Sullivan, S.G., Black, M.L., Erber, W.N. and Bittles, A.H. (2005) Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA studies on the population structure of the Christmas Island community. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 128 (3). pp. 670-677.

Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R. and Bittles, A.H. (2005) An assessment of intellectual disability among Aboriginal Australians. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 49 (8). pp. 626-634.

Bittles, A.H. and Egerbladh, I. (2005) The influence of past endogamy and consanguinity on genetic disorders in northern Sweden. Annals of Human Genetics, 69 (5). pp. 549-558.

Hussain, R. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) Assessment of association between consanguinity and fertility in Asian populations. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 22 (1).

Bittles, A.H. and Glasson, E.J. (2004) Clinical, social, and ethical implications of changing life expectancy in Down syndrome. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 46 (4). pp. 282-286.

Bittles, A.H. (2004) Consanguinity and cervical cancer: a quizzical response. Medical Hypotheses, 62 (6). pp. 1021-1022.

Bittles, A.H., Sullivan, S.G. and Zhivotovsky, L.A. (2004) Consanguinity, caste and deaf-mutism in Punjab, 1921. Journal of Biosocial Science, 36 (2). pp. 221-234.

Prior, J.F., Bittles, A.H. and Erber, W.N. (2004) A community profile of alpha-thalassaemia in Western Australia. Community Genetics, 7 (4). pp. 211-215.

Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Threlfall, T. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) The incidence of cancer in people with intellectual disabilities. Cancer Causes and Control, 15 (10). pp. 1021-1025.

Teng, Y., Wang, W., Tian, H., Wang, H., Hu, X., Chen, Y. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) Autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa in a five-generation pedigree in People's Republic of China. Eye, 17 (9). pp. 1036-1039.

Sullivan, S.G., Glasson, E.J., Hussain, R., Petterson, B.A., Slack-Smith, L.M., Montgomery, P.D. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) Breast cancer and the uptake of mammography screening services by women with intellectual disabilities. Preventive Medicine, 37 (5). pp. 507-512.

Bittles, A.H., Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G. and Hussain, R. (2003) Changing patterns of lifestyle and life expectancy in people with intellectual disability. Medicinska Genetika, 2 . pp. 83-88.

Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Petterson, B.A., Montgomery, P.D. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) Comparative survival advantage of males with down syndrome. American Journal of Human Biology, 15 (2). pp. 192-195.

Bittles, A.H. (2003) Consanguineous marriage and childhood health. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 45 (8). pp. 571-576.

Bittles, A.H. (2003) Genomics and the changing profile of human disease. Biology International (45). pp. 3-8.

Huang, Y.F., Wang, W., Han, J.Y., Wu, X.W., Zhang, S.T., Liu, C.J., Hu, Q.G., Xiong, P., Hamvas, R.M.J., Wood, N., Gong, F.L. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) Increased frequency of the mannose-binding lectin LX haplotype in Chinese systemic lupus erythematosus patients. European Journal of Immunogenetics, 30 (2). pp. 121-124.

Wang, W., Jia, H., Wang, Q., Cai, Z., Wei, L., Wang, D. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) STR polymorphisms of "forensic loci" in the northern Han Chinese population. Journal of Human Genetics, 48 (7). pp. 337-341.

Bittles, A.H. (2003) The bases of western attitudes to consanguineous marriage. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 45 (2). pp. 135-138.

Wang, W., Wise, C., Baric, T., Black, M.L. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) The origins and genetic structure of three co-resident Chinese Muslim populations: the Salar, Bo'an and Dongxiang. Human Genetics, 113 (3). pp. 244-252.

Wise, C.A., Paris, M., Morar, B., Wang, W., Kalaydjieva, L. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) A standard protocol for single nucleotide primer extension in the human genome using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 17 (11). pp. 1195-1202.

Wang, W., Qian, C. and Bittles, A.H. (2002) Consanguineous marriage in PR China: A study in rural Man (Manchu) communities. Annals of Human Biology, 29 (6). pp. 685-690.

Bittles, A.H., Grant, J.C., Sullivan, S.G. and Hussain, R. (2002) Does inbreeding lead to decreased human fertility? Annals of Human Biology, 29 (2). pp. 111-130.

Bittles, A.H. (2002) Endogamy, consanguinity and community genetics. Journal of Genetics, 81 (3). pp. 91-98.

Bennett, R.L., Motulsky, A.G., Bittles, A., Hudgins, L., Uhrich, S., Doyle, D.L., Silvey, K., Scott, C.R., Cheng, E., McGillivray, B., Steiner, R.D. and Olson, D. (2002) Genetic counseling and screening of consanguineous couples and their offspring: Recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 11 (2). pp. 97-119.

Smith, M.T. and Bittles, A.H. (2002) Genetic structure of the Ards Peninsula, Northern Ireland: Evidence from civil registers of marriage 1840 - 1911. Human Biology, 74 (4). pp. 507-534.

Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Petterson, B.A., Montgomery, P.D. and Bittles, A.H. (2002) The changing survival profile of people with Down's syndrome: implications for genetic counselling. Clinical Genetics, 62 (5). pp. 390-393.

Bittles, A.H. (2002) The impact of consanguinity on the Indian population. Indian Journal of Human Genetics, 8 (2). pp. 45-51.

Bittles, A.H., Petterson, B.A., Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Glasson, E.J. and Montgomery, P.D. (2002) The influence of intellectual disability on life expectancy. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 57 (7). M470-M472.

Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2001) Imperfect units of an extended microsatellite structure involving single nucleotide changes. Electrophoresis, 22 (6). pp. 1095-1097.

Port, K. and Bittles, A.H. (2001) A Population-based estimate of the prevalence of consanguineous marriage in Western Australia. Community Genetics, 4 (2). pp. 97-101.

Savithri, H.S., Venkatesha Murthy, H., Baskaran, G., Rao, N.A., Kool, D., Edkins, E., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2001) Predictive testing for familial adenomatous polyposis in a rural South Indian community. Clinical Genetics, 58 (1). pp. 57-60.

Zhivotovsky, L.A., Ahmeda, S., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2001) The forensic DNA implications of genetic differentiation between endogamous communities. Forensic Science International, 119 (3). pp. 269-272.

Black, M.L., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2001) A genome-based study of the Muslim Hui community and the Han population of Liaoning province, PR China. Human Biology, 73 (6). pp. 801-813.

Bittles, A.H. (2000) Human inbreeding: A predictable story full of surprises. Annals of Human Biology, 27 (1). pp. 95-107.

Hussain, R. and Bittles, A.H. (2000) Sociodemographic correlates of consanguineous marriage in the Muslim population of India. Journal of Biosocial Science, 32 (4). pp. 433-442.

Bittles, A.H. and Hussain, R. (2000) An analysis of consanguineous marriage in the Muslim population of India at regional and state levels. Annals of Human Biology, 27 (2). pp. 163-171.

Wang, W., Sullivan, S.G., AHMED, S., Chandler, D., Zhivotovsky, L.A. and Bittles, A.H. (2000) A genome-based study of consanguinity in three co-resident endogamous Pakistan communities. Annals of Human Genetics, 64 (1). pp. 41-49.

Hussain, R. and Bittles, A.H. (1999) Consanguineous marriage and differentials in age at marriage, contraceptive use and fertility in Pakistan. Journal of Biosocial Science, 31 (1). pp. 121-138.

Bittles, A.H., Wang, W., Nan, L., Shuzhuo, L. and Feldman, M.W. (1999) Effects of the 1981 marriage act of China on the prevalence and patterns of marital union. Annals of Human Biology, 26 (4). pp. 381-402.

Roughton, S.A., Lareu, R.R., Bittles, A.H. and Dharmarajan, A.M. (1999) Fas and Fas ligand messenger ribonucleic acid and protein expression in the rat corpus luteum during Apoptosis-mediated luteolysis. Biology of Reproduction, 60 (4). pp. 797-804.

Ahmed, S., Wang, W., Sullivan, S., Chandler, D. and Bittles, A.H. (1999) Microsatellite analysis of autosomal and Y-chromosome variation in three consanguineous communities in Pakistan. Annals of Human Biology, 26 (4). pp. 394-395.

Mountain, H., Port, K., Nelson, J. and Bittles, A.H. (1999) A Western Australian study of couples seeking genetic counselling for consanguineous marriage. Bulletin of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 12 .

Port, K., Mountain, H., Nelson, J. and Bittles, A.H. (1999) A clinic-based profile of couples seeking genetic counselling for consanguineous marriage. Annals of Human Biology, 26 (4). pp. 381-402.

Irving, J., Bittles, A., Peverall, J., Murch, A. and Matson, Phillip (1999) The ratio of X- and Y-Bearing sperm in ejaculates of men with three or more children of the same sex. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 16 (9). pp. 492-494.

Brightwell, R.F., Crawford, G.P.M., Cale, J.B., Pedler, P.J. and Bittles, A.H. (1998) Ageing and the haematological profiles of an Australian community. Annals of Human Biology, 25 (1). pp. 1-10.

Savithri, H.S., Venkatesha Murthy, H., Rao, N.A., Cahill, J., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (1998) Genomic analysis of long-term consanguinity in a rural south Indian community. Annals of Human Biology, 25 (3). pp. 271-291.

Bittles, A.H. and Matson, P.L. (1998) The genetics of infertility. Journal of Biosocial Science, 30 (2). pp. 277-278.

Hussain, R. and Bittles, A.H. (1998) The prevalence and demographic characteristics of consanguineous marriages in Pakistan. Journal of Biosocial Science, 30 (2). pp. 261-275.

Grant, J.C. and Bittles, A.H. (1997) The comparative role of consanguinity in infant and childhood mortality in Pakistan. Annals of Human Genetics, 61 (2). pp. 143-149.

Bittles, A.H. (1997) Eugenics and population policies. Annals of Human Biology, 24 (1). pp. 79-80.

Brightwell, R.F., Crawford, G.P.M., Cale, J.B. and Bittles, A.H. (1996) Age-related changes in the haematological profiles of a Western Australian community. Annals of Human Biology, 23 (5). pp. 387-409.

Shami, S.A., Jabeen, F., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1996) Consanguinity and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Pakistan. American Journal of Human Biology, 8 (1). pp. 128-129.

Bittles, A.H. (1996) Cousin marriage in gypsy and traveller communities. AFFHO Newsletter, 1 (10). pp. 22-23.

Kalaydjieva, L., Hallmayer, J., Chandler, D., Savov, A., Nikolova, A., Angelicheva, D., King, R.H.H., Ishpekova, B., Honeyman, K., Calafell, F., Shmarov, A., Petrova, J., Turnev, I., Hristova, A., Moskov, M., Stancheva, S., Petkova, I., Bittles, A.H., Georgieva, V., Middleton, L. and Thomas, P.K. (1996) Gene mapping in Gypsies identifies a novel demyelinating neuropathy on chromosome 8q24. Nature Genetics, 14 (2). pp. 214-217.

Bittles, A.H. and Meredith, C.M. (1996) Human biology as a discipline, training and career. Annals of Human Biology, 23 (5). pp. 387-409.

Shami, S.A., Jabeen , F., Sultana, S., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1996) Inbreeding, lifestyle and common diseases of adulthood in Pakistan. Annals of Human Biology, 23 (5). pp. 387-409.

Smith, M.T. and Bittles, A.H. (1996) The Irish famine of 1846 - 1851 and its demographic and genetic aftermath in the Ards peninsula. American Journal of Human Biology, 8 (1). p. 130.

Bittles, A.H. and Warriner, I. (1996) The influence of consanguinity on female childhood survival in Pakistan. American Journal of Human Biology, 8 (1). pp. 109-136.

Hill, F., Stewart, A.W., Verrier, C. and Bittles, A.H. (1995) Age-related effects on the properties skinned fast-an slow-twitch muscle fibres in the rat. Proceedings of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society, 26 . p. 213.

Nelson, J. and Bittles, A.H. (1995) Consanguineous marriage: An emerging issue in community genetics within Australia. Bulletin of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 8 . p. 30.

Bittles, A.H. and Neel, J.V. (1995) Consanguinity as a determinant of pre-productive mortality: A global perspective. Journal of Medical Genetics, 32 (2). pp. 135-155.

Shami, S.A., Sultana, S., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1995) Inbreeding and human cancers in Pakistan. Bulletin of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 8 . p. 20.

Brown, M.M. and Bittles, A.H. (1995) The Irish famine and its aftermath in the Ards Peninsula. Annals of Human Biology, 22 (4). pp. 359-376.

Bittles, A.H. (1995) When cousins marry. Annals of Human Biology, 22 (4). pp. 359-376.

Bittles, A.H. (1995) When cousins marry: Consanguineous marriage in the Middle East. Perspectives in Human Biology, 1 . pp. 71-83.

Brightwell, R.F., Crawford, G.P.M., Cale, J.B. and Bittles, A.H. (1995) The influence of ageing on haematological profiles in a Western Australian community. Annals of Human Biology, 22 (4). pp. 371-372.

Ramadevi, R., Savithri, H.S., Bittles, A.H. and Rao, N.A. (1994) Characterization of a variant glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase from the south Indian population. Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, 31 (4). pp. 361-365.

Ramadevi, R., Savithri, H.S., Devi, A.R., Bittles, A.H. and Rao, N.A. (1994) An unusual distribution of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency of south Indian newborn population. Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, 31 (4). pp. 358-360.

Bittles, A.H. and Smith, M.T. (1994) Religious differentials in post-Famine marriage patterns, Northern Ireland, 1840-1915. I. Demographic and isonymy analysis. Human Biology, 66 (1). pp. 59-76.

Shami, S.A., Grant, J.C. and Bittles, A.H. (1994) Consanguineous marriage within social/occupational class boundaries in Pakistan. Journal of Biosocial Science, 26 (1). pp. 91-96.

Grant, J.C., Shami, S.A., Milligan, P.J. and Bittles, A.H. (1994) Counting the costs of human inbreeding: The application of relative and attributable risks to the assessment of consanguinity-associated mortality. Perspectives in Human Biology, 4 . pp. 47-54.

Bittles, A.H. (1994) Counting the costs of inbreeding. Bulletin of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 7 . pp. 20-22.

Bittles, A.H. and Neel, J.V. (1994) The costs of human inbreeding and their implications for variations at the DNA level. Nature Genetics, 8 (2). pp. 117-121.

Bittles, A.H. (1994) The role and significance of consanguinity as a demographic variable. Population Development Review, 20 (3). pp. 561-584.

Ahmed, T., Arnold, F. and Bittles, A.H. (1993) Consanguinity and socioeconomic variables in the health status of Pakistani children. Annals of Human Biology, 20 (3). pp. 319-324.

Bittles, A.H., Grant, J.C. and Shami, S.A. (1993) Consanguinity as a determinant of reproductive behaviour and mortality in Pakistan. International Journal of Epidemiology, 22 (3). pp. 463-467.

Bittles, A.H. (1993) Inbreeding in human populations and its influence on fertility and health. Journal of Biological Education, 27 (4). pp. 260-266.

Bittles, A.H. (1993) Infant and child mortality in rural Egypt: A comment. Journal of Biosocial Science, 25 (3). pp. 415-416.

Kovler, S., Smith, M.T. and Bittles, A.H. (1993) Religion and marriage distance in post-Famine Ireland. Annals of Human Biology, 20 (3). pp. 319-324.

Bittles, A.H. and Sanz, L. (1993) Seasonal variation in the birth prevalence of polygenic multifactorial disorders: Neural tube defects to schizophrenia. Annals of Human Biology, 20 (1). pp. 89-97.

Bittles, A.H., Coble, J.M. and Rao, N.A. (1993) Trends in consanguineous marriage in Karnataka, South India, 1980–89. Journal of Biosocial Science, 25 (1). pp. 111-116.

Bittles, A.H. (1992) Evidence for and against the causal involvement of mitochondrial DNA mutation in mammalian ageing. Mutation Research, 275 (3-6). pp. 217-225.

Eaton, A.T. and Bittles, A.H. (1992) Consanguineous marriage and fertility in Southern Asia. Annals of Human Biology, 19 (3). pp. 327-333.

Bittles, A.H., Eaton, A.T. and Jorde, L.B. (1992) Consanguinity and fertility: A global perspective. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 35 (S14). p. 50.

Bittles, A.H., Mason, W.M., Greene, J. and Rao, N.A. (1991) Reproductive behavior and health in consanguineous marriages. Science, 252 (5007). pp. 789-794.

Bittles, A.H. and Smith, M.T. (1991) ABO and Rh(D) blood group frequencies in the Ards Peninsula, northeastern Ireland: evidence for the continuing existence of a major politico-religious boundary. Annals of Human Biology, 18 (3). pp. 253-258.

Shami, S.A., Qaisar, R. and Bittles, A.H. (1991) Consanguinity and adult morbidity in Pakistan. The Lancet, 338 (8772). pp. 954-955.

Shami, S.A., Qadeer, T., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1991) Consanguinity, gestational period and anthropometric measurements at birth in Pakistan. Annals of Human Biology, 18 (6). pp. 523-527.

Bittles, A.H. and Mason, W.M. (1991) Fertility, health and consanguineous marriages. Science, 254 (5037). pp. 1434-1435.

Bittles, A.H. (1991) Societal stratification, consanguinity and fertility. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14 (2). pp. 264-265.

Bittles, A.H., Mason, W.M. and Rao, N.A. (1990) Consanguineous marriage, reproductive behaviour and postnatal mortality in South India. American Journal of Human Biology, 2 (2). p. 193.

Shami, S.A., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1990) Consanguinity, spousal age at marriage and fertility in seven Pakistani Punjab cities. Annals of Human Biology, 17 (2). pp. 97-105.

Smith, M.T., Williams, W.R., McHugh, J.J. and Bittles, A.H. (1990) Isonymic analysis of post-famine relationships in the Ards Peninsula, N.E. Ireland: Effects of geographical and politico-religious boundaries. American Journal of Human Biology, 2 (3). pp. 245-254.

Bittles, A.H., Smith, B. and Smith, M.T. (1990) Religion and post-Famine marriage patterns in the Ards peninsula, N.Ireland, 1845-1916. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 81 (2). pp. 186-321.

Shami, S.A., Schmitt, L.H. and Bittles, A.H. (1989) Consanguinity related prenatal and postnatal mortality of the populations of seven Pakistani Punjab cities. Journal of Medical Genetics, 26 (4). pp. 267-271.

Bittles, A.H. (1989) Factors influencing the growth of Bahraini school-children. Annals of Human Biology, 16 (6). pp. 553-554.

Flannery, G.R., Baum, H. and Bittles, A.H. (1989) Mitochondrial antigenic structure and enzyme activity in ageing human diploid fibroblasts. Annals of Human Biology, 16 (3). pp. 259-264.

Monks, N.J., Baum, H., Hipkiss, A.R. and Bittles, A.H. (1988) Age-dependent growth inhibition of human diploid fibroblasts by 2-deoxyglucose. Biochemical Society Transactions, 16 . pp. 617-618.

Bittles, A.H., Devi, A.R. and Rao, N.A. (1988) Consanguinity, twinning and secondary sex ratio in the population of Karnataka, South India. Annals of Human Biology, 15 (6). pp. 455-460.

Bittles, A.H. (1988) Diabetes and the potato. Nature, 331 (6154). p. 307.

Bittles, A.H., Baum, H. and Monks, N.J. (1988) Differential growth inhibition of human diploid fibroblasts by 2-deoxyglucose and antimycin A with ageing in vitro. Gerontology, 34 (5-6). pp. 236-241.

Bittles, A.H. (1988) Famine and man: Lessons from the Irish past, a guide to the future? Biology and society : The journal of the Eugenics Society, 5 (3). pp. 109-118.

Rao, N.A., Devi, A.R., Savithri, H.S., Rao, S.V. and Bittles, A.H. (1988) Neonatal screening for amino acidaemias in Karnataka, south India. Clinical Genetics, 34 (1). pp. 60-63.

Ghadiminejad, I., Harper, N., Bittles, A.H. and Baum, H. (1987) Age-dependent loss of a mitochondrial antigen in cultured human diploid fibroblasts. Biochemical Society Transactions, 15 . pp. 1177-1178.

Bittles, A.H., Devi, A.R., Savithri, H.S., Sridhar, R. and Rao, N.A. (1987) Consanguineous marriage and post natal mortality in Karnataka, South India. Man, 22 (4). pp. 736-745.

Devi, A.R., Rao, N.A. and Bittles, A.H. (1987) Inbreeding and the incidence of childhood genetic disorders in Karnataka, South India. Journal of Medical Genetics, 24 (6). pp. 362-365.

Harper, N., Ghadiminejad, I., Baum, H. and Bittles, A.H. (1987) Mitochondrial enzyme activity during in vitro ageing of human diploid fibroblasts. Biochemical Society Transactions, 15 . pp. 1176-1177.

Tehrani, M.H., Bittles, A.H. and Thomas, P.J. (1986) Effects of perinatal administration of isobutyl methylxanthine (IBMX) on [3H]-DA binding in the forebrain of the rat. Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, 8 (4). pp. 197-201.

Bittles, A.H. (1986) Human ageing: A cellular phenomenon or evolutionary determinant? International Journal of Anthropology, 1 (4). pp. 289-295.

Bittles, A.H., McHugh, J.J. and Makov, E. (1986) The Irish famine and its sequel: Population structure changes in the Ards Peninsula, Co. Down, 1841-1911. Annals of Human Biology, 13 (5). pp. 473-487.

Makov, E. and Bittles, A.H. (1986) On the choice of mathematical models for the estimation of lethal gene equivalents in man. Heredity, 57 (3). pp. 377-380.

Bittles, A.H., Smith, M.T. and Williams, W.R. (1986) Post-famine population changes and isonymic relationships in the Ards Peninsula. Annals of Human Biology, 13 (2). pp. 193-195.

McHugh, J.J., Cook, J.M. and Bittles, A.H. (1985) Determinants of mid-19th century surname variation in the Ards peninsula, N.E. Ireland. Annals of Human Biology, 12 (2). pp. 185-191.

Bittles, A.H., Devi, A.R., Savithri, H.S., Sridhar, R. and Rao, N.A. (1985) Inbreeding and post-natal mortality in South India: Effects on the gene pool. Journal of Genetics, 64 (2-3). pp. 135-142.

Bittles, A.H., Radha Rama Devi, A. and Rao, N.A. (1985) Inbreeding and the incidence of recessive disorders in the populations of Karnataka, South India. Annals of Human Biology, 12 (6). pp. 551-562.

Bittles, A.H. and Makov, U.E. (1985) Linear regressions in the calculation of lethal gene equivalents in man. Annals of Human Biology, 12 (3). pp. 287-289.

Bittles, A.H. and Harper, N. (1984) Increased glycolysis in ageing cultured human diploid fibroblasts. Bioscience Reports, 4 (9). pp. 751-756.

Jalilian-Tehrani, M.H., Bittles, A.H. and Thomas, P.J. (1984) Perinatal phosphodiesterase inhibition and sexual dimorphism of rat brain. Annals of Human Biology, 11 (4). pp. 355-365.

Sambuy, Y. and Bittles, A.H. (1984) The effects of in vitro ageing on the exopeptidases of human diploid fibroblasts. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 26 (1). pp. 13-22.

Harper, N., Osborne, A.J., Makov, V.E. and Bittles, A.H. (1984) The effects of oral ginseng administration on the activities and isoenzyme profiles of murine lactate dehydrogenases. Biochemical Pharmacology, 33 (9). pp. 1571-1573.

Bittles, A.H. and Harper, N. (1984) The shift to glycolysis in ageing cultured human diploid fibroblasts. Biochemical Society Transactions, 13 . pp. 263-264.

Boak, A.M., Bittles, A.H. and Quinn, P.J. (1983) Age-related ultrastructural changes in human embryonic lung fibroblasts. Experimental Gerontology, 18 (2). pp. 139-146.

Harper, N. and Bittles, A.H. (1983) The effects of ginseng saponins on lactate dehydrogenase activity in the mouse. Biochemical Society Transactions, 11 . pp. 356-357.

Bittles, A.H. (1983) The intensity of human inbreeding depression. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6 (1). pp. 103-104.

Radha Rama Devi, A., Rao, N.A. and Bittles, A.H. (1982) Inbreeding in the state of Karnataka, South India. Human Heredity, 32 (1). pp. 8-10.

Stanford, C.F. and Bittles, A.H. (1982) Vitamin B12 estimation and rifampicin. Tubercle, 63 (3). pp. 236-237.

Shia, G.T., Ali, S. and Bittles, A.H. (1982) The effects of ginseng saponins on the growth and metabolism of human diploid fibroblasts. Gerontology, 28 (2). pp. 121-124.

Sambuy, Y. and Bittles, A.H. (1982) The effects of in vitro ageing on the composition of the intracellular free amino acid pool of human diploid fibroblasts. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 20 (4). pp. 279-287.

Bittles, A.H. (1982) The screening of new-borns in South India for aminoacidopathies. Bulletin. The Eugenics Society, 14 . p. 45.

Devi, A.R., Rao, N.A. and Bittles, A.H. (1981) Consanguinity, fecundity and post-natal mortality in Karnataka, South India. Annals of Human Biology, 8 (5). pp. 469-472.

Bittles, A.H. (1981) Genetic defects associated with human inbreeding. Social Biology and Human Affairs, 46 . pp. 145-147.

Bittles, A.H. and Carson, N.A.J. (1981) Homocystinuria: The effect of pyridoxine supplementation on cultured skin fibroblasts. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 4 (1). pp. 7-9.

Bittles, A.H. and Carson, N.A. (1981) Homocystinuria: studies on cystathionine beta-synthase, S-adenosylmethionine synthetase and cystathionase activities in skin fibroblasts. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 4 (1). pp. 3-6.

Bittles, A.H. (1981) Points: Children born as a result of incest. British Medical Journal, 282 (6274). p. 1480.

Sambuy, Y. and Bittles, A.H. (1981) The effects of ageing on the free amino acid pool of human fibroblasts. Annals of Human Biology, 8 (4). pp. 389-394.

Bittles, A.H. (1980) Acetylator phenotyping and genotyping of students using sulphadimidine. Biochemical Education, 8 (1). pp. 5-6.

Bittles, A.H. (1980) Homocystinuria: An inborn error of the transulphuration pathway. Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, 18 . pp. 42-43.

Bittles, A.H. (1979) Incest re-assessed. Nature, 280 (5718). p. 107.

Bittles, A.H. (1979) Low temperature storage of human diploid fibroblasts. Indian Journal of Cryogenics, 4 . pp. 118-123.

Bittles, A.H., Fulder, S.J., Grant, E.C. and Nicholls, M.R. (1979) The effect of ginseng on lifespan and stress responses in mice. Gerontology, 25 (3). pp. 125-131.

Carson, N.A., Biggart, J.D., Bittles, A.H. and Donovan, D. (1976) Hereditary tyrosinaemia: Clinical, enzymatic, and pathological study of an infant with the acute form of the disease. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 51 (2). pp. 106-113.

Bittles, A.H. (1975) Tissue culture techniques in the study of inborn errors of metabolism. Annals of Human Biology, 2 (3). p. 305.

Bittles, A.H. (1974) The comparative analysis of three batches of foetal bovine serum used in tissue culture. Medical Laboratory Technology, 31 (3). pp. 253-255.

Bittles, A.H. and Carson, N.A. (1974) Cystathionase deficiency in fibroblast cultures from a patient with primary cystathioninuria. Journal of Medical Genetics, 11 (2). pp. 121-122.

Bittles, A.H. and Carson, N.A.J. (1973) Tissue culture techniques as an aid to prenatal diagnosis and genetic counselling in homocystinuria. Journal of Medical Genetics, 10 (2). pp. 120-121.

Rigas, A.N., Bittles, A.H., Hadden, D.R. and Montgomery, D.A.D. (1968) Circadian variation of glucose, insulin, and free fatty acids during Long-term use of oral hypoglycaemic agents in diabetes mellitus. British Medical Journal, 4 (5622). pp. 25-28.

Bittles, A.H., Bell, J.F. and Neill, D.W. (1965) Simple automated method for urinary creatinine estimation. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 18 (3). pp. 377-378.

Conference Paper

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2009) Human adaptation. In: Human Diversity: design for life: Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Physiological Anthropology, 22 - 26 August 2008, Delft, The Netherlands

Black, M.L., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2006) A genomic analysis of ethnic diversity in the Peoples Republic of China. In: 11th International Congress of Human Genetics, 6 - 10 August 2006, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Egerbladh, I. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) Databases in the study of population genetic structure: The demographic database in Ume, Sweden. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G., Hussain, R., Forbes, A. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) Intellectual disability among Indigenous Australians. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Bittles, A.H. (2004) Meeting the present and future challenges of genetic disease. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Black, M.L., Wise, C., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) Molecular evidence for temporal stratification in Chinese genetic history. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Carnley, B., Gilbert, A., Prior, J., Lim, E., Devenish, R., Sullivan, S.G., Wise, C., Bittles, A.H. and Erber, W.N. (2004) Prevalence of thalassaemia and haemoglobinopathies in Cambodian children. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Wise, C.A., Sullivan, S.G., Erber, W.N., Prior, J.F. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) Y-chromosome and mtDNA studies into the population structure of the Christmas Island community. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Erber, W.N., Prior, J.F. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) A community profile of a-thalassaemia in Western Australia. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Thomson, A., Glasson, E.J., Sullivan, S.G. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) A database profile of Angelman and Prader-Willi syndromes in Western Australia. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Glasson, E.J., Hussain, R., Bower, C. and Bittles, A.H. (2004) The four ages of Down syndrome. In: Genetics and Population Health, 8 - 10 August 2004, Fremantle, Western Australia

Bittles, A.H., Wang, W., Black, M.L. and Wise, C. (2003) Patterns and origins of genetic diversity in minority populations (minzu) of the Peoples Republic of China. In: European Human Genetics Conference 2003, 3 - 6 May 2003, Birmingham, U.K.

Wang, W., Black, M.L., Jia, H.L., Qian, C. and Bittles, A.H. (1999) A comparison of autosomal and Y-chromosome allele profiles in co-resident Han and Hui communities in northeast China. In: Human Genome Meeting '99, 27 - 30 March 1999, Brisbane, QLD

Bittles, A.H. (1998) The new genetics: Fact fiction and a practitioner's perspective. In: 5th Conference of the Australian Bioethics Association, April 1997, Melbourne, VIC pp. 105-109.

Ahmed, T., Arnold, F. and Bittles, A.H. (1993) Interactions between consanguinity and socioeconomic variables in infant mortality in Pakistan. In: Symposium on the Medical Genetics in the Setting of Middle Eastern Populations, 26 - 28 October 1993, King Abdul Aziz Centre for Science, Riyadh pp. 119-126.

Bittles, A.H. and Grant, J.C. (1993) A global assessment of the role of consanguinity in reproductive behaviour, morbidity and mortality. In: Symposium on the Medical Genetics in the Setting of Middle Eastern Populations, 26 - 28 October 1993, King Abdul Aziz Centre for Science, Riyadh pp. 88-96.

Bittles, A.H. (1991) Consanguinity: A major variable in studies on North African reproductive behavior morbidity and mortality? In: Demographic and Health Surveys World Conference, 5 - 7 August 1991, Washington D.C., U.S.A. pp. 321-341.

Makov, U. and Bittles, A.H. (1988) Log-linear models in the assessment of lateral asymmetry. In: 6th Congress European Anthropological Association, 1988, Budapest, Hungary pp. 101-105.

Bittles, A.H. and Smith, M.T. (1988) Post-famine isonymic relationships in the Ards Peninsula, N.E. Ireland: Evidence of geographical and politico-religious boundaries. In: 6th Congress European Anthropological Association, 1988, Budapest, Hungary pp. 119-123.

Bittles, A.H. (1986) Human ageing: A cellular phenomenon or evolutionary determinant? In: 5th Congress European Anthropological Association, 1986, Lisbon, Portugal pp. 361-367.

Conference Item

Black, M.L., Moolhuijzen, P., Bellgard, M. and Bittles, A.H. (2009) A bioinformatics approach to the study of autosomal recessive non syndromic intellectual disability. In: Genes for Health, 2 - 6 May 2009, Fremantle, Australia.

Black, M.L., Dunn, D., Tangtulyangkul, P., Hunter, A., Bellgard, M. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) Combining bioinformatics and population genetics in the study of Thalassaemia. In: International Conference on Medical and Community Genetics, 15 - 17 February, Chandigarh, India.

Black, M.L., Tangtulyangkul, P., Hunter, A., Bellgard, M. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) The Consang-Mashup Database System for the study of consanguinity. In: International Conference on Medical and Community Genetics, 15 - 17 February, Chandigarh, India.

Candelaria, P., Khoo, S.K., Hayden, C., Stepanov, V., Al-Zahery, N., Backer, V., Hagel, I., Musk, A.W., Levin, M., Black, M.L., Bittles, A.H., Goldblatt, J. and LeSouef, P.N. (2008) Evolved Th2 immune response bias in humans due to adaptation to climate. In: Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology: Molecular Evolution as a Driving Force in Infectious Diseases (D4), 8 - 13 April 2008, Breckenridge, Colorado.

Ai-Zahery, N., Edkins, E., Khoo, S-K, Hayden, C., Ismail, H., Semino, O., Le Souef, P., Goldblatt, J. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) A preliminary study of the spectrum of B-Globin gene mutations amount Thalassaemia patients in Iraq. In: International Conference on Medical and Community Genetics, 15 - 17 February, Chandigarh, India.

Mitrpant, C., Fletcher, S., Meredith, C., Bittles, A. and Wilton, S. (2007) Antisense induced exon skipping restores dystrophin in the 4CV mouse model of muscular dystrophy. In: 5th Australasian Gene Therapy Society Meeting, 18 - 20 April 2007, Shine Dome Academy of Science, Canberra.

Black, M.L., Wise, C.A., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) Bayesian population genetics and the human history of China. In: 11th Conference of the International Society for Computational Biology, June 29 - July 3 2003, Brisbane, QLD.

McCluskey, M., Wilton, S.D., Dworniczak, B., Schiavello, T., Thomas, M., Bittles, A.H. and Kaladjieva, L. (1997) Mutation detection in the polycystic kidney disease (PKD1) gene. In: Human Genetics Society of Australasia. 21st Annual Scientific Meeting. Human Genetics: Diversity and Disease, 21 - 25 July 1997, Perth, Western Australia.

Book Chapter

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2012) Consanguineous marriage and its genetic outcomes. In: Kumar, D., (ed.) Genomics and Health in the Developing World. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp. 103-115.

Bittles, A.H. (2010) Consanguinity, genetic drift, and genetic diseases in populations with reduced numbers of founders. In: Speicher, M., Antonarakis, S.E. and Motulsky, A.G., (eds.) Vogel and Motulsky's human genetics: problems and approaches 4th edition. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Heidelberg, pp. 507-528.

Bittles, A.H. and Hamamy, H. (2010) Endogamy and consanguineous marriage in Arab populations. In: Teebi, A.S., (ed.) Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations 2nd Edition. Springer Heidelberg Dordrecht London, New York, pp. 85-108.

Bittles, A.H. and Black, M.L. (2010) Factors and forces influencing human variation. In: Mascie-Taylor, C.G.N., Yasukouchi, A. and Ulijaszek, S.J., (eds.) Human variation : from the laboratory to the field. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 1-17.

Bittles, A.H. and Sambuy, Y. (2010) Human cell culture systems in the study of ageing. In: Bittles, A.H. and Collins, K.J., (eds.) The Biology of Human Ageing. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 49-66.

Bittles, A.H. and Glasson, E.J. (2010) Increased Longevity and the comorbidities associated with intellectual and developmental disability. In: Bax, M. and Gillberg, C., (eds.) Comorbidities In Developmental Disorders. Mac Keith Press, London, pp. 125-141.

Bittles, A. (2009) The biology of ageing. In: Gelder, M., Andreasen, N., Lopez-Ibor, J. and Geddes, J., (eds.) New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 1507-1511.

Black, M.L. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) Bayesian analysis in molecular anthropology. In: Koven, V.T., (ed.) Population genetics research progress. Nova Science Publisher, New York, pp. 205-227.

Bittles, A.H. (2008) Biological aspects of of human ageing. In: Jacoby, R., Oppenheimer, C., Dening, T. and Thomas, A., (eds.) Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 3-15.

Glasson, E. and Bittles, A.H. (2008) The impact of ageing in people with intellectual and developmental disability. In: Bodzsár, E.B. and Susanne, C., (eds.) Ageing Related Problems in Past and Present Populations. Plantin Publications & Press Ltd, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 27-43.

Egerbladh, I. and Bittles, A. (2008) The influence of consanguineous marriage on reproductive behavior and early mortality in northern coastal Sweden, 1780–1899. In: Bengtsson, T. and Mineau, G.P., (eds.) Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Past. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 220-244.

Thomson, A., Glasson, E. and Bittles, A.H. (2007) Genomic imprinting and mental retardation: Angelman and Prader-Willi Syndroms. In: Carson, M.I., (ed.) Focus on Mental Retardation Research. Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 49-77.

Black, M.L., Wang, W. and Bittles, A.H. (2007) Unity and diversity: Genetic studies on the population of China. In: Santos, C. and Lima, M., (eds.) Recent advances in molecular biology and evolution : applications to biological anthropology. Research Signpost, Kerala, India, pp. 347-372.

Bittles, A.H. and Brightwell, R.F. (2006) Measuring biological age. In: Sauvin-Dugerdil, C., Mascie-Taylor, C.G.N. and Leridon, H., (eds.) Human Clocks: The Biocultural Meanings of Age. Peter Lang AG, European Academic Publishers, Bern, Switzerland, pp. 41-59.

Bittles, A.H. (2004) Genetic aspects of inbreeding and incest. In: Wolf, A. and Durham, W., (eds.) Inbreeding, Incest, and the Incest Taboo: The State of Knowledge at the Turn of the Century. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California, pp. 38-60.

Rao, N.A., Savithri, H.S. and Bittles, A.H. (2003) A genetic perspective on the South Indian tradition of consanguineous marriage. In: Vanden Driesen, C. and Nandan, S., (eds.) Austral-Asian encounters : From literature and women's studies to politics and tourism. Prestige Books, New Delhi, India, pp. 326-341.

Bittles, A.H., Savithri, H.S., Venkatesha Murthy, H., Wang, W., Cahill, J., Baskaran, G. and Rao, N.A. (2001) Consanguineous marriage, a familiar story full of surprises. In: Macbeth, H. and Shetty, P., (eds.) Health and Ethnicity. Taylor & Francis, pp. 68-78.

Bittles, A.H. (2001) Incest, inbreeding, and their consequences. In: Smelser, N.J. and Baltes, P.B., (eds.) International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, pp. 7254-7259.

Bittles, A.H. (2000) Consanguineous marriage and its outcomes in European populations. In: Susanne, C. and Bodzsar, E., (eds.) Human population genetics in Europe. Eotvos Lorand University Press, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 135-146.

Bittles, A.H. and Matson, P.L. (2000) Genetic influences on human fertility. In: Bentley, G. and Mascie-Taylor, C.G.N., (eds.) Infertility in the Modern World: Present and Future Prospects. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 46-81.

Bittles, A.H. (1999) Human inbreeding: Facts, figures and cautionary tales. In: Moore, D.J., Durston, B. and Ghisalberti, A., (eds.) Genetics : The facts, fiction, issues and ethics. Human Genetics Society of Australasia, Western Australian Branch/Hereditary Disease Program/Health Department of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 13-20.

Bittles, A.H. (1998) Ageing and metabolic change. In: Ulijaszek, S.J., Johnston, F.E. and Preece, M.A., (eds.) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, p. 247.

Rao, N.A., Savithri, H.S., Devi, A.R.R. and Bittles, A.H. (1998) Consanguinity - a common human heritage? The effects on the health and well-being of Indian populations. In: Balasubramaniam, D. and Rao, N.A., (eds.) The Indian Human Heritage. Universities Press (India) Limited, Hyderabad, India, pp. 11-21.

Bittles, A.H. and Chew, Y.Y. (1998) Eugenics and population policies. In: Strickland, S.S. and Shetty, P.S., (eds.) Human Biology and Social Inequality. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 272-287.

Bittles, A.H. (1997) A study in human population genetics: The influence of consanguineous marriage on the gene pool. In: Padmanaban, G., Biswas, M., Shalia, M.S. and Visheshwara, V., (eds.) The Web of Life. Harwood Academic, The Netherlands, pp. 9-24.

Bittles, A.H. (1995) The influence of consanguineous marriage on reproductive behaviour in India and Pakistan. In: Boyce, A.J. and Reynolds, V., (eds.) Diversity and Adaptability in Human Populations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp. 72-85.

Bittles, A.H. and Sanz, L. (1993) Seasonal variation in the birth prevalence of polygenic multifactorial diseases. In: Ulijaszek, S.J. and Strickland, S.S., (eds.) Seasonality and Human Ecology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 107-122.

Bittles, A.H., Mason, W.M., Singarayer, D.N., Shreeniwas, S., Spinar, M., Schell, L.M., Smith, M. and Bilsborough, A. (1993) Sex ratio determinants in Indian populations: Studies at national, state and district levels. In: Schell, L.M., Smith, M. and Bilsborough, A., (eds.) Urban Ecology and Health in the Third World. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 244-259.

Bittles, A.H., Shami, S.A. and Rao, N.A. (1992) Consanguineous marriage in South Asia: Incidence, causes and effects. In: Roberts, D.F. and Bittles, A.H., (eds.) Minority populations: Genetics, demography and health. Palgrave Macmillan UK, Basingstoke, Hampshire, pp. 102-117.

Bittles, A.H. (1991) Biological aspects of human ageing. In: Jacoby, R. and Oppenheimer, C., (eds.) Psychiatry in the Elderly. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp. 3-34.

Bittles, A.H., Devi, A.R.R., Rao, N.A., Landers, John and Reynolds, Vernon (1990) Inter-relationships between consanguinity, religion and fertility in Karnataka, South India. In: Landers, J. and Reynolds, V., (eds.) Fertility and Resources. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 62-75.

Bittles, A.H. (1989) Acetylator phenotyping and genotyping using sulphadimidine. In: Wood, E.J., (ed.) Practical biochemistry for colleges. Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, pp. 209-210.

Hipkiss, A.R. and Bittles, A.H. (1989) Basic biological aspects of ageing. In: Warnes, A.M., (ed.) Human ageing and later life: Multidisciplinary perspectives. Edward Arnold, London, England, pp. 3-14.

Bittles, A.H. (1989) The role of mitochondria in cellular ageing. In: Warnes, A.M., (ed.) Human ageing and later life: Multidisciplinary perspectives. Edward Arnold, London, England, pp. 29-37.

Bittles, A.H. (1988) Famine and man: Demographic and genetic effects of the Irish famine, 1846-1851. In: Buchet, L., (ed.) Anthropologie et histoire ou anthropologie historique ? Actes des troisièmes journées anthropologiques de Valbonne (28-30 mai 1986). CNRS, Paris, France, pp. 159-175.

Bittles, A.H. and Makov, E. (1988) Inbreeding in human populations: An assessment of the costs. In: Mascie-Taylor, C.G.N. and Boyce, A.J., (eds.) Human Mating Patterns. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 153-167.

Bittles, A.H. (1984) The study of inborn errors of metabolism in human populations. In: Chopra, V.L., (ed.) Genetics and Health. Bowker, Epping, Essex, pp. 161-171.

Bittles, A.H. (1983) Cell culture. In: Wrigglesworth, J.M., (ed.) Biochemical research techniques: A practical introduction. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, England, pp. 211-231.

Sambuy, Y. and Bittles, A.H. (1983) Growth-dependent and age-related changes in the free aminoacid pool of cultured human diploid fibroblasts. In: Castellani, A., (ed.) The use of human cells for the evaluation of risk from physical and chemical agents. Plenum Press, New York, U.S.A, pp. 735-744.

Devi, A.R., Rao, N.A. and Bittles, A.H. (1983) New-born screening for aminoacidopathies in South India. In: Narus, H. and Irie, M., (eds.) Neonatal Screening: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Neonatal Thyroid Screening, Tokyo, August 16-19, 1982, and the International Symposium on Neonatal Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Tokyo, August 19-21, 1982. Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 493-494.

Book

Bittles, A.H. (2012) Consanguinity in context. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Bittles, A.H. and Collins, K.J. (2010) The Biology of Human Ageing. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.

Alwan, A., Modell, B., Bittles, A.H., Czeilel, A. and Hamamy, H. (1997) Community control of genetic and congenital disorders. World Health Organisation. Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.

Bittles, A.H. and Parsons, P. (1996) Stress: Evolutionary, biosocial and clinical perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan UK, London, England.

Bittles, A.H. and Roberts, D.F. (1992) Minority populations : Genetics, demography, and health : Proceedings of the twenty-seventh annual symposium of the Galton Institute. Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Working Paper

Bittles, A.H. (1998) Empirical estimates of the global prevalence of consanguineous marriage in contemporary societies. Edith Cowan University. Centre for Human Genetics/Stanford University. Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies, California, U.S.A..

Report

Bittles, A.H. (1990) Consanguineous marriage: Current global incidence and its relevance to demographic research. Population Studies Center. University of Michigan , Michigan, U.S.A..

Bittles, A.H. (1985) N. Irish demography: Effect on rates of genetic diseases. Economic and Social Research Council, Swindon, England.

Others

Bittles, A.H. (2004) Consanguinity. Encyclopedia Britannica .

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