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Sweet, M. J., Brown, B. E., Dunne, R. P., Singleton, I. & Bulling, M. (2017). Evidence for rapid, tidal related shifts in the microbiome of the coral Coelastrea aspera. Coral Reefs. doi:10.1007/s00338-017-1572-y. ISSN 0722-4028
Shifts in the microbiome of the intertidal coral Coelastrea aspera (formally known as Goniastrea aspera) from Phuket, Thailand were noted over the course of a four day period ...
Hakima, A. & Ian, S. (2017). Isolation of Indigenous Hydrocarbon Transforming Bacteria from Oil Contaminated Soils in Libya: Selection for Use as Potential Inocula for Soil Bioremediation. International Journal of Environmental Bioremediation and Biodegradation. 5(1), 8-17. doi:10.12691/ijebb-5-1-2
The Libyan oil industry has left a significant legacy of contamination and methods are required to remediate oil-contaminated soils in the area. In this work hydrocarbon utili...
Keatinge, Z. & Singleton, I. (2008). Chapter 19 Biological tools to assess contaminant bioavailability in soils. In Chemical Bioavailability in Terrestrial Environment; Developments in Soil Science, 479-494. Elsevier BV. doi:10.1016/s0166-2481(07)32019-9. ISBN 9780444521699
This chapter provides an overview of the biological tools to assess contaminants bioavailability in soils. Compounds that cause contamination include heavy metals, polyaromati...
Society of Applied Microbiology
MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates
Tzortzakis, N., Borland, A., Singleton, I. & Barnes, J. (2007). Impact of atmospheric ozone-enrichment on quality-related attributes of tomato fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 45(3), 317 - 325. doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2007.03.004. ISSN 0925-5214
Tomato fruit (Lycopersicon esculentum L. cv. Carousel) were exposed to ozone concentrations ranging between 0.005 (controls) and 1.0 μmol mol−1 at 13 °C and 95% RH. Quality-re...
Tzortzakis, N., Singleton, I. & Barnes, J. (2007). Deployment of low-level ozone-enrichment for the preservation of chilled fresh produce. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 43, 261 - 270. doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2006.09.005. ISSN 0925-5214
Tomatoes, strawberries, table grapes and plums were inoculated with Botrytis cinerea (grey mould), transferred to chilled storage (13 °C) and exposed to ‘clean air’ or low-lev...
Hua, G., Broderick, J., Semple, K. T., Killham, K. & Singleton, I. (2007). Rapid quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPCD) soil extracts by synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy (SFS). Environmental Pollution. 148(1), 176 - 181. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2006.10.040. ISSN 0269-7491
Synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy (SFS) was directly applied to rapidly quantify selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs: benzo[a]pyrene and pyrene) in aqueous hyd...
Lee, M., Kim, M., Singleton, I., Goodfellow, M. & Lee, S. (2006). Enhanced biodegradation of diesel oil by a newly identified Rhodococcus baikonurensis EN3 in the presence of mycolic acid. Journal of applied microbiology. 100(2), 325-333. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2005.02756.x. ISSN 1364-5072
Aims: The aim of the present study was to isolate and characterize a bacterium, strain EN3, capable of using diesel oil as a major carbon and energy source, and to analyse th...
Taylor, C. M., Goldrick, M., Lord, L. & Roberts, I. S. (2005). Mutations in the waaR Gene of Escherichia coli Which Disrupt Lipopolysaccharide Outer Core Biosynthesis Affect Cell Surface Retention of Group 2 Capsular Polysaccharides. Journal of Bacteriology. 188(3), 1165-1168. doi:10.1128/JB.188.3.1165-1168.2006. ISSN 0021-9193
On the basis of increased resistance to K5 capsule-specific bacteriophage, a waaR transposon mutant defective in the biosynthesis of lipopolysaccharide outer core was isolated...
Vizard, C. G., Rimmer, D. L., Pless-Mulloli, T., Singleton, I. & Air, V. S. (2005). Identifying contemporary and historic sources of soil polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans in an industrial urban setting. Science of the Total Environment. 370(1), 61 - 69. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.06.006. ISSN 0048-9697
A study of soil polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/F) concentrations was undertaken in the vicinity of a municipal solid waste incinerat...