Microbes associated with fresh produce: sources, types and methods to reduce spoilage and contamination
Kaczmarek, M., Avery, S. V., & Singleton, I. (2019)
Microbes associated with fresh produce: sources, types and methods to reduce spoilage and contamination. In G. M. Gadd, & S. Sariaslani (Eds.), Advances in Applied Microbiology. Vol 107, (29-82). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2019.02.001
Global food security remains one of the most important challenges that needs to be addressed to ensure the increasing demand for food of the fast growing human population is s...
Effects of Dry and Wet Sieving of Soil on Identification and Interpretation of Microbial Community Composition
Blaud, A., Menon, M., van der Zaan, B., Lair, G., & Banwart, S. (2017)
Effects of Dry and Wet Sieving of Soil on Identification and Interpretation of Microbial Community Composition. In D. Sparks, & S. Banwart (Eds.), Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth's Critical Zone - Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, (119-142). Academic Press Books. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2016.10.006
Soil aggregates are microhabitats for microorganisms, and directly influence microorganisms that live within and are influenced by microorganisms in return. Two methods are us...
Antiviral host defence peptides.
Sousa, F. H., Casanova, V., Stevens, C., & Barlow, P. G. (2016)
Antiviral host defence peptides. In R. M. Epand (Ed.), Host Defense Peptides and Their Potential as Therapeutic Agents, 57-94. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32949-9_3
The on going global mortality and morbidity associated with viral pathogens highlights the need for the continued development of effective, novel antiviral molecules. The anti...
Regulation and Function of the Original p53- Inducible p21 Gene
Fraser, J. A. (2010)
Regulation and Function of the Original p53- Inducible p21 Gene. In p53; Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit, 100-116. Springer Science + Business Media. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8231-5_7
P21 is a well known regulator of cell cycle progression through its inhibitory actions on Cyclin dependent kinases, (Cdk)/cyclin complexes, and DNA replication via its binding...
Regulation of capsule expression
Taylor, C., & Roberts, I. S. (2010)
Regulation of capsule expression. In . M. Wilson (Ed.), Bacterial Adhesion to Host Tissues: Mechanisms and Consequences, (115-138). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
No abstract available.
Capsular Polysaccharides and Their Role in Virulence
Taylor, C. M., & Roberts, I. S. (2004)
Capsular Polysaccharides and Their Role in Virulence. In W. Russell, & H. Herwald (Eds.), Concepts in Bacterial Virulence; Contributions to Microbiology, 55-66. Karger Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1159/000081689
No abstract available.
Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants
Singleton, I. (2001)
Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants. In G. M. Gadd (Ed.), Fungi in Bioremediation, (79-96). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541780.005
Laboratory-based studies have shown that fungi are able to degrade a wide range of organic pollutants (see other chapters) and have great potential for use as inoculants to re...
PCR Typing of Enterococcus faecium
Morrison, D., Jones, B., Egleton, C., & Cookson, B. D. (1997)
PCR Typing of Enterococcus faecium. In Streptococci and the Host (387-391). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1825-3_93
In the last two decades enterococci, especially E. faecium, have emerged as a major cause of nosocomial infection. A knowledge of their epidemiology within the hospital enviro...
Comparison of PCR with Phenotypic Methods for the Speciation of Enterococci
Woodford, N., Egelton, C. M., & Morrison, D. (1997)
Comparison of PCR with Phenotypic Methods for the Speciation of Enterococci. In Streptococci and the Host (405-408). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1825-3_97
In recent years, enterococci have emerged as an important cause of hospital infections, particularly in patients with serious underlying disease. There are currently 17 recogn...
Dynamics of Enterococcus faecalis Colonization of Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
Pasquarella, C., Morrison, D., Savino, A., & Cookson, B. D. (1997)
Dynamics of Enterococcus faecalis Colonization of Bone Marrow Transplant Patients. In Streptococci and the Host (275-279). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1825-3_68
Enterococci have become increasingly important as a cause of hospital acquired infections. They are reported to be the third commonest cause of hospital acquired infections, r...