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Listeria monocytogenes relA and hpt Mutants Are Impaired in Surface-Attached Growth and Virulence

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.184.3.621-628.2002
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...

Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants

Book Chapter
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...

Pentachlorophenol transformation in soil: a toxicological assessment

Journal Article
McGrath, R., & Singleton, I. (2000)
Pentachlorophenol transformation in soil: a toxicological assessment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 32(8-9), 1311-1314. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0038-0717%2800%2900015-8
Bioremediation is recognised as an economically viable method to treat contaminated soil and the use of microbial inoculants, in particular, white-rot fungi, has been proposed...

Activated sludge foaming: The true extent of actinomycete diversity

Journal Article
Goodfellow, M., Stainsby, F., Davenport, R., Chun, J., & Curtis, T. (1998)
Activated sludge foaming: The true extent of actinomycete diversity. Water Science and Technology, 37(4-5), (511-519). doi:10.1016/s0273-1223(98)00153-x. ISSN 0273-1223
Isolates from activated sludge foam were provisionally assigned to the genera Gordona and Tsukamurella on the basis of colony morphology and pigmentation. Representatives of t...

Fungal interactions with metals and radionuclides for environmental bioremediation

Book Chapter
Singleton, I., & Tobin, J. M. (1996)
Fungal interactions with metals and radionuclides for environmental bioremediation. In J. C. Frankland, N. Magan, & G. M. Gadd (Eds.), Fungi and environmental change, (282-298). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511753190.018
Microorganisms, including fungi, are known to accumulate metals from their external environment and the possibility of using fungi as a means of treating metal/radionuclide-co...

Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review

Journal Article
Blackwell, K. J., Singleton, I., & Tobin, J. M. (1995)
Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 43(4), 579-584. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002530050454
This review addresses metal uptake specifically by yeast. Metal uptake may be passive, active or both, depending on the viability of the biomass, and is influenced by a number...

Considerations on the use of commercially available yeast biomass for the treatment of metal-containing effluents

Journal Article
Simmons, P., Tobin, J. M., & Singleton, I. (1995)
Considerations on the use of commercially available yeast biomass for the treatment of metal-containing effluents. Journal of industrial microbiology, 14(3-4), 240-246. doi:10.1007/bf01569934
Three strains ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae and one strain of aCandida sp. obtained from different industrial sources were screened for uptake of silver and copper. Considerable ...
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Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations

2021 - 2022
Investigating the prevalence and diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in Scottish hoverfly populations
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,549

UK-India AMR Partnership Workshop

2019 - 2019
joint UK-India AMR in the environment from antimicrobial manufacturing waste - partnership workshop.
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £2,500

Design a smart system for pathogens detection in bathing waters

2019 - 2022
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £38,822

Bacteriophage endolysins and novel lipid-degrading proteins as a treatment for Rhodococcus equi infections in foals

2018 - 2019
Rhodococcus equi (Req) is responsible for severe respiratory disease of foals with a major economic impact on the equine industry, and can be endemic on stud farms. In foals under 6 months of age, thi...
Funder: Horserace Betting Levy Board | Value: £10,832

TRANSFORM - Education reform project – Improving Research capability in the Sri Lankan Higher Education sector.

2018 - 2019
TRANSFORM - Education reform project – Improving Research capability in the Sri Lankan Higher Education sector.
Funder: British Council | Value: £75,000

MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates

2017 - 2020
MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500

Investigation of STM3071 function in Salmonella

2015 - 2015
Students into Work Vacation Studentship 2015
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,681

Beltane Public Engagement Fellowships

2015 - 2015
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...
Funder: Beltane Public Engagement | Value: £8,000

Students into Work

2014 - 2014
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 ...
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,717