Research explorer tool

Date


Download Available

147 results

Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach

Journal Article
Parsonage, B., Hagglund, P. K., Keogh, L., Wheelhouse, N., Brown, R. E., & Dancer, S. J. (2017)
Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02124
Ethical behavior encompasses actions that benefit both self and society. This means that tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becomes an ethical obligation, because the pro...

The legacy of historic land-use in allotment gardens in industrial urban settings: Walker Road allotment in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Journal Article
Pless-Mulloli, T., Air, V., Vizard, C., Singleton, I., Rimmer, D., & Hartley, P. (2004)
The legacy of historic land-use in allotment gardens in industrial urban settings: Walker Road allotment in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Land contamination & reclamation, 12(3), 239-251. https://doi.org/10.2462/09670513.638
No abstract available.

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...

Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT

Journal Article
Megharaj, M., Kantachote, D., Singleton, I., & Naidu, R. (2000)
Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT. Environmental Pollution, 109(1), 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0269-7491%2899%2900231-6
DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane) and its principle metabolites, DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene) and DDD (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophe...

Influence of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microalgae and Microbial Activities in a Long-Term Contaminated Soil

Journal Article
Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., McClure, N. C., & Naidu, R. (2000)
Influence of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microalgae and Microbial Activities in a Long-Term Contaminated Soil. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 38(4), 439-445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002449910058
Petroleum hydrocarbons are widespread environmental pollutants. Although biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons has been the subject of numerous investigations, information ...

Quantitative Use of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization To Examine Relationships between Mycolic Acid-Containing Actinomycetes and Foaming in Activated Sludge Plants

Journal Article
Davenport, R. J., Curtis, T. P., Goodfellow, M., Stainsby, F. M., & Bingley, M. (2000)
Quantitative Use of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization To Examine Relationships between Mycolic Acid-Containing Actinomycetes and Foaming in Activated Sludge Plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 66(3), 1158-1166. https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.66.3.1158-1166.2000
The formation of viscous foams on aeration basins and secondary clarifiers of activated sludge plants is a common and widespread problem. Foam formation is often attributed to...

Determination of NTA and EDTA and Speciation of Their Metal Complexes in Aqueous Solution by Capillary Electrophoresis

Journal Article
Owens, G., Ferguson, V. K., McLaughlin, M. J., Singleton, I., Reid, R. J., & Smith, F. A. (2000)
Determination of NTA and EDTA and Speciation of Their Metal Complexes in Aqueous Solution by Capillary Electrophoresis. Environmental science & technology, 34(5), 885-891. https://doi.org/10.1021/es990309m
The interest in the use of chelates for enhancing metal uptake by plants during phytoremediation and their widespread use in plant nutrient research requires that an easy, rep...

Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria populations in acid forest soil during conditions of moisture limitation

Journal Article
Hastings, R. C., Butler, C., Singleton, I., Saunders, J. R., & McCarthy, A. J. (2000)
Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria populations in acid forest soil during conditions of moisture limitation. Letters in applied microbiology, 30(1), 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1472-765x.2000.00630.x
Ammonia-oxidizer numbers decreased under conditions of moisture limitation in litter, fermentation and humus layers of forest soil in the field, but the extent of regrowth aft...

Persistence and effects of fenamiphos on native algal populations and enzymatic activities in soil

Journal Article
Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., Kookana, R., & Naidu, R. (1999)
Persistence and effects of fenamiphos on native algal populations and enzymatic activities in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 31(11), 1549-1553. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0038-0717%2899%2900078-4
Fenamiphos is a commonly and widely used nematicide and insecticide in agriculture but information on its effects on microorganisms in soil is scarce. The microbial role in th...

Spatial variation in populations of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 and pseudomonads on take-all diseased and healthy root systems of wheat

Journal Article
Barnett, S. J., Singleton, I., & Ryder, M. (1999)
Spatial variation in populations of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 and pseudomonads on take-all diseased and healthy root systems of wheat. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 31(4), (633-636). doi:10.1016/s0038-0717(98)00160-6. ISSN 0038-0717
No abstract available.
28 results

Beach sand as potential resevoirs of antibiotic resistant hospital pathogens

2015 - 2015
Students into Work Vacation Studentship 2015
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,100

Cathelicidins as novel therapeutic antiviral agents in Rhinovirus infection

2015 - 2017
We have identified the human cathelicidn LL-37 as having potent direct antiviral activity against human rhinovirus (HRV), together with the capacity to alter death pathways in HRV-infected cells, as a...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £163,152

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

The Antiviral activities of the cationic host defence peptide LL-37 against Rhinovirus

2013 - 2014
A pump-priming proposal designed to investigate the potential for LL-37, a human cationic host defence peptide, to inhibit Rhinovirus infection and/or target cells infected with Rhinovirus for inducti...
Funder: Tenovus Scotland | Value: £10,000

Artisan Cheese making

2016 - 2016
The project objectives and scope are (i) to establish a knowledge base of current practice in starter culture use and possible bacteriophage-related issues in the artisanal cheese-making sector in Sco...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £9,678

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

Investigation of STM3071 function in Salmonella

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

Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security - FAPESP

2016 - 2018
Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Measuring activity of lytic proteins from bacteriophage infecting R. equi as a possible antimicrobial tool

2017 - 2017
SFAM students and graduates into work grant
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500

Wild Birds as Transmission Vectors for Antimicrobial Resistant in the Environment

2017 - 2017
sfam Student into work grant
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500