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Johnston, T., Brown, S., Kaliarntas, K. & Taylor, C. (2016, August). Non-contact injury incidence and warm-up observation in hockey in Scotland. Poster presented at International Sports Science + Sports Medicine Conference 2016, Newcastle University
Noncontact injuries occur during manoeuvres such as landing, accelerating and the side-cut. This investigation has assessed the prevalence and manoeuvres associated with nonco...
on fresh, leafy produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125(4), 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14025
Listeria monocytogenes in an intracellular human pathogen which enters the body through contaminated food stuffs and is known to contaminate fresh leafy produce such as spinac...
Rees, C., Doyle, L., & Taylor, C. (2017). Listeria monocytogenes. In Foodborne Diseases, 253-276. (3rd). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-385007-2.00012-7
Listeria monocytogenes was first described in 1923. Before 1982, L. monocytogenes was recognized as a cause of abortions and encephalitis in many animals (particularly cattle ...
Society of Applied Microbiology
Student Placement Scholarship 2019. Provides up to 8 weeks of paid laboratory experience for an undergraduate student.
MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates
assist the development of a novel electrolysed water based application to reduce spoilage and microbial contamination of a variety of fresh produce types of importance to Indian commerce.
Ram, A., Gibb, A. P., Templeton, K., Holmes, A., Swann, D., & Taylor, C. M. (2011). Recovery of MRSA and Clostridium difficile in an ICU ward. BMC proceedings, 5, 185-185. https://doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-5-S6-P185
Introduction / objectives
The role of the hospital environment as a reservoir of
infection is poorly understood. Therefore, baseline levels of
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Stap...
Osman, D., Waldron, K. J., Denton, H., Taylor, C. M., Grant, A. J., Mastroeni, P., …Cavet, J. S. (2010). Copper Homeostasis in Salmonella is atypical and Copper-CueP Is a major periplasmic metal complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285, 25259-25268. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M110.145953
Salmonella enterica sv. typhimurium (S. enterica sv. Typhimurium)
has two metal-transporting P1-type ATPases whose
actions largely overlap with respect to growth in elevated c...
Taylor, C. M., Osman, D., & Cavet, J. S. (2009). Differential expression from two iron-responsive promoters in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium reveals the presence of iron in macrophage-phagosomes. Microbial Pathogenesis, 46, 114 - 118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2008.11.001
The metal status of macrophage-phagosomes during Salmonella infection is largely unknown. In this study, we have precisely calibrated the metal-specificities of two metal-resp...
Bennett, H. J., Pearce, D. M., Glenn, S., Taylor, C. M., Kuhn, M., Sonenshein, A. L., …Roberts, I. S. (2007). Characterization of relA and codY mutants of Listeria monocytogenes: identification of the CodY regulon and its role in virulence. Molecular Microbiology. 63, 1453--1467. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05597.x. ISSN 0950-382X
Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive intracellular parasite and the causative organism of human listeriosis. In this article we demonstrate that L. monocytogenes encodes ...
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...
Roberts, I., & Taylor, C. (2005). Bacterial Capsules: A Route for Polysaccharide Engineering. In Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering, 479-494. Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group). doi:10.1201/9781420027631.ch16
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Ulf Lindahl, *., Jin-ping Li, #., Marion Kusche-Gullberg, #., Markku Salmivirta, ‖., Sakari Alaranta, ‖., Timo Veromaa, ‖., …Casu×, A. B. (2005). Generation of “Neoheparin” from E. coli K5 Capsular Polysaccharide. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 48(2), (349-352). doi:10.1021/jm049812m. ISSN 0022-2623
Heparin remains a major drug in prevention of thromboembolic disease. Concerns related to its animal source have prompted search for heparin analogues. The anticoagulant activ...
Taylor, C. M., Beresford, M., Epton, H. A. S., Sigee, D. C., Shama, G., Andrew, P. W., & Roberts, I. S. (2002). Listeria monocytogenes relA and hpt Mutants Are Impaired in Surface-Attached Growth and Virulence. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(3), (621-628). doi:10.1128/JB.184.3.621-628.2002. ISSN 0021-9193
We describe here the identification and characterization of two Listeria monocytogenes (Tn917-LTV3) relA and hpt transposon insertion mutants that were impaired in growth afte...
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 University Press
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
Students into Work Vacation Studentship 2015
Beltane Public Engagement
To embed Public Engagement (PE) as a core part of good teaching, learning, research and knowledge exchange.To support staff and students to become confident practitioners in PE by development of a net...
Salmonella enterica is a leading cause of foodborne infection with a recent increase in the number of antibiotic resistant isolates. We propose a biotechnological approach to the development of novel ...
The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target to recycle 70% of all waste by 2025. However it is difficult for local authorities to engage communities in 'low participation areas' and this proje...
Through a unique partnership among Scottish Crucible alumni, bringing together interdisciplinary expertise in Physics, Microbiology, Engineering, and Nutrition, we propose to develop a significant ste...
SFGM - Vacation Studentship, Influence of progesterone
SFAM - Listeria & progesterone studentship
Cobalt homeostasis in Salmonella
(Nuff) Cobalt Transport Proteins of Salmonella
Listeria monocytogenes is a ubiquitous environmental bacterium which has the potential to cause serious illness and even death aft...
Dr Clare Taylor, Senior Lecturer in the School of Applied Sciences, was an invited panel member for the event 'Too much evidence or not enough?' organised by Society for Applied Microbiology and Sense...
26 June 2018