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...
Vizard, C. G., Rimmer, D. L., Pless-Mulloli, T., Singleton, I., & Air, V. S. (2006). 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.06.006
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...
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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2005.02756.x
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...
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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...
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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...
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 ...
Kaczmarek, M., Avery, S. V., & Singleton, I. (2019). Microbes associated with fresh produce: sources, types and methods to reduce spoilage and contamination. In G. M. Gadd, & S. Sariaslani (Eds.), Advances in Applied Microbiology. Vol 107, (29-82). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2019.02.001
Global food security remains one of the most important challenges that needs to be addressed to ensure the increasing demand for food of the fast growing human population is s...
Singleton, I. (2001). Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants. In G. M. Gadd (Ed.), Fungi in Bioremediation, 79-96. 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...
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 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...
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