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Sources and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh, leafy produce

Journal Article
on fresh, leafy produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125(4), 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14025

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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...

Listeria monocytogenes

Book
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 ...

Non-contact injury incidence and warm-up observation in hockey in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
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...

Recovery of MRSA and Clostridium difficile in an ICU ward

Journal Article
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...

Copper Homeostasis in Salmonella is atypical and Copper-CueP Is a major periplasmic metal complex

Journal Article
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...

Regulation of capsule expression

Book Chapter
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.

Differential expression from two iron-responsive promoters in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium reveals the presence of iron in macrophage-phagosomes

Journal Article
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(2), 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...

Characterization of relA and codY mutants of Listeria monocytogenes: identification of the CodY regulon and its role in virulence

Journal Article
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(5), 1453-1467. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05597.x
Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive intracellular parasite and the causative organism of human listeriosis. In this article we demonstrate that L. monocytogenes encodes ...

Mutations in the waaR Gene of Escherichia coli Which Disrupt Lipopolysaccharide Outer Core Biosynthesis Affect Cell Surface Retention of Group 2 Capsular Polysaccharides.

Journal Article
Taylor, C. M., Goldrick, M., Lord, L., & Roberts, I. S. (2006)
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. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.188.3.1165-1168.2006
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...

Bacterial Capsules: A Route for Polysaccharide Engineering

Book
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
No abstract available.
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The role of NamA in L. monocytogenes virulence gene expression

2019 - 2020
Student Placement Scholarship 2019. Provides up to 8 weeks of paid laboratory experience for an undergraduate student.
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500

MinION sequencing of bacterial isolates

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

Electrolysed Water for Post-Harvest Washing (JadooJal)

2017 - 2019
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.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £231,163

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

Why Waste It? Developing engagement tools to reduce waste

2013 - 2019
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...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,900

Developing novel food emulsions

2010 - 2014
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...
Value: £3,547

SFGM - Vacation Studentship, Influence of progesterone

2010 - 2011
SFGM - Vacation Studentship, Influence of progesterone
Value: £1,787

SFAM - Listeria & progesterone studentship

2010 - 2011
SFAM - Listeria & progesterone studentship
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,381

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