Rees, C. E. D., Doyle, L. & Taylor, C. M. (2017). Listeria monocytogenes. In Foodborne Diseases, 253-276. (3rd). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-385007-2.00012-7. ISBN 9780123850072
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 ...
Ram, A., Gibb, A. P., Templeton, K., Holmes, A., Swann, D. & Taylor, C. M. (2010). Recovery of MRSA and Clostridium difficile in an ICU ward. BMC proceedings. 5, 185-185. doi:10.1186/1753-6561-5-S6-P185. ISSN 1753-6561
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. (2009). Copper Homeostasis in Salmonella is atypical and Copper-CueP Is a major periplasmic metal complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 25259-25268. doi:10.1074/jbc.M110.145953. ISSN 0021-9258
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...
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.
Society of Applied Microbiology
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...
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. doi:10.1016/j.micpath.2008.11.001. ISSN 0882-4010
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., & Roberts, I. S. (2003). Capsular Polysaccharides and Their Role in Virulence. In W. Russell, & H. Herwald (Eds.), Concepts in Bacterial Virulence; Contributions to Microbiology, 55-66. Basel,: Karger Publishers. doi:10.1159/000081689
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...
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 after infection. A potential source...