Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila
Wheelhouse, N., Flockhart, A., Aitchison, K., Livingstone, M., Finlayson, J., Flachon, V., …Longbottom, D. (2016)
Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila. Scientific Reports, 6, 37150. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37150
Waddlia chondrophila is a Gram-negative intracellular bacterial organism that is related to classical chlamydial species and has been implicated as a cause of abortion in catt...
Nanoparticle interactions with zinc and iron: Implications for toxicology and inflammation
Wilson, M. R., Foucaud, L., Barlow, P. G., Hutchison, G. R., Sales, J., Simpson, R. J., & Stone, V. (2007)
Nanoparticle interactions with zinc and iron: Implications for toxicology and inflammation. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 225(1), 80-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2007.07.012
Particulate air pollution (PM10) consists of a mixture of components, including nanoparticles and metals. Studies from our laboratory have demonstrated that transition metals ...
Sources and survival of Listeria monocytogenes
on fresh, leafy produce
on fresh, leafy produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125(4), 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14025)
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...
Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review
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...
Ferlavirus-related deaths in a collection of viperid snakes
Flach, E. J., Dagleish, M. P., Feltrer, Y., Gill, I. S., Marschang, R. E., Masters, N., …Wheelhouse, N. M. (2018)
Ferlavirus-related deaths in a collection of viperid snakes. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 49(4), 983-995. https://doi.org/10.1638/2017-0223.1
Between June and October 2013 26 snakes of six viperid species kept in two adjoining rooms died (n = 16) or were euthanized on medical (1) or welfare grounds (9). Two were fro...
Considerations on the use of commercially available yeast biomass for the treatment of metal-containing effluents
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 ...
Microbial metabolism of xenobiotics: Fundamental and applied research
Singleton, I. (1994)
Microbial metabolism of xenobiotics: Fundamental and applied research. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 59(1), 9-23. doi:10.1002/jctb.280590104
The ability of microorganisms to metabolise xenobiotic compounds has received much attention due to the environmental persistence and toxicity of these chemicals. The microbia...
Immunological homeostasis at the ovine placenta may reflect the degree of maternal foetal interaction
Wattegedera, S. R., Doull, L. E., Goncheva, M. I., Wheelhouse, N., Watson, D. M., Pearce, J., …Entrican, G. (2019)
Immunological homeostasis at the ovine placenta may reflect the degree of maternal foetal interaction. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.03025
Successful mammalian pregnancies are a result of complex physiological, endocrinological and immunological processes that combine to create an environment where the mother is ...
Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci
Stepanović, S., Dakić, I., Hauschild, T., Vuković, D., Morrison, D., Ježek, P., …Petráš, P. (2007)
Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 30(4), 316-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.syapm.2006.11.002
Differentiation of the oxidase positive staphylococci, Staphylococcus sciuri, Staphylococcus lentus, Staphylococcus vitulinus and Staphylococcus fleurettii, based on tributyri...
Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Shittu, A., Lin, J., & Morrison, D. (2007)
Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 57(1), 93-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.05.004
We report on the isolation, molecular identification, and characterization of 5 mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from clinical samples in K...