Articles from 2015
A tail of two phages: genomic and functional analysis of Listeria monocytogenes phages vB_LmoS_188 and vB_LmoS_293 reveal the receptor-binding proteins involved in host specificity, Aidan Casey, Kieran Jordan, Horst Neve, Aidan Coffey, and Olivia McAuliffe
Genome analysis of Cronobacter phage vB_CsaP_Ss1 reveals an endolysin with potential for biocontrol of Gram-negative bacterial pathogens, Lorraine Endersen, Caitriona M. Guinane, Christopher Johnston, Horst Neve, Aidan Coffey, R. Paul Ross, Olivia McAuliffe, and Jim O’Mahony
Functional Screening of the Cronobacter sakazakii BAA-894 Genome reveals a role for ProP (ESA_02131) in carnitine uptake, Audrey Feeney and Roy D. Sleator
Phylogenetic investigation of enteric bovine coronavirus in Ireland reveals partitioning between European and global strains, Lynda Gunn, P. J. Collins, M. J. O'Connell, and Helen O'Shea
Genomics of Weissella cibaria with an examination of its metabolic traits, Kieran M. Lynch, Alan Lucid, Elke K. Arendt, Roy D. Sleator, Brigid Lucey, and Aidan Coffey
The importance of physicochemical characteristics and nonlinear classifiers in determining HIV-1 protease specificity, Timmy Manning and Paul Walsh
Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of N-Alkoxyphenyl-3-hydroxynaphthalene-2-carboxanilides, Eoghan Nevin, Aidan Coffey, Jim O'Mahony, and Et. al.
Draft Genome Sequences of Six Different Staphylococcus epidermidis Clones, Isolated Individually from Preterm Neonates Presenting with Sepsis at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary, Paul Walsh, M. Bekaert, J. Carroll, T. Manning, B. Kelly, A. O'Driscoll, X. Lu, C. Smith, P. Dickinson, K. Templeton, P. Ghazal, and Roy D. Sleator
Articles from 2014
Transcriptome analysis of Listeria monocytogenes exposed to biocide stress reveals a multi-system response involving cell wall synthesis, sugar uptake, and motility, Aidan Casey, Edward M. Fox, Stephan Schmitz-Esser, Aidan Coffey, Olivia McAuliffe, and Kieran Jordan
Phages of non-diary lactococci: isolation and characterization of Phi L47, a phage infecting the grass isolate Lactococcus lactis ssp cremoris DPC6860, Daniel Cavanagh, Caitríona M. Guinane, Horst Neve, Aidan Coffey, R. Paul Ross, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, and Olivia McAuliffe
N-Substituted 5-Amino-6-methylpyrazine-2,3-dicarbonitriles: Microwave-Assisted Synthesis and Biological Properties, Aidan Coffey, Jiahui Guo, and Et. al.
Complete genome sequence of vB_EcoM_112, a T-even-type bacteriophage specific for escherichia coli O157:H7, Brid Coffey, R. Paul Ross, Gary O'Flynn, Orla O'Sullivan, Aidan Casey, Michael Callanan, Aidan Coffey, and Olivia McAuliffe
Combined metagenomic and phenomic approaches identify a novel salt tolerance gene from the human gut microbiome, Eamon Culligan, Julian R. Marchesi, Colin Hill, and Roy D. Sleator
Metagenomic Identification of a Novel Salt Tolerance Gene from the Human Gut Microbiome Which Encodes a Membrane Protein with Homology to a brp/blh-Family beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase, Eamonn P. Culligan, Roy D. Sleator, Julian R. Marchesi, and Colin Hill
Vascular Endothelial Cell Markers and Serum Ferritin in Platelet and Blood Donors, Frances Duggan, W. Murphy, M. Thomas, Michael Healy, K. O'Sullivan, K. Patrick, and J. Power
Analysis of the role of the Cronobacter sakazakii ProP homologues in osmotolerance, Audrey Feeney, Christopher D. Johnston, Rodney Govender, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, and Roy D. Sleator
The role of the Cronobacter sakazakii ProP C-terminal coiled coil domain in osmotolerance, Audrey Feeney, Christopher D. Johnston, Alan Lucid, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, Brigid Lucey, and Roy D. Sleator
Enhanced expression of codon optimized Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis antigens in Lactobacillus salivarius, Christopher D. Johnston, John P. Bannatine, Rodney Govender, Lorraine Endersen, Daniel Pletzer, Helge Weingart, Aidan Coffey, Jim O'Mahony, and Roy D. Sleator
Preparation and Biological Properties of Ring-Substituted Naphthalene-1-Carboxanilides, Eoghan Nevin, Rodeney Govender, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, and Et. al.
Crystal structure of the lytic CHAPKdomain of the endolysin LysK from Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage K, Marta Sanz-Gaitero, Ruth Keary, Carmela Garcia-Doval, Aidan Coffey, and Mark J. Van Raaij
Metagenomic Identification of a Novel Salt Tolerance Gene from the Human Gut Microbiome Which Encodes a Membrane Protein with Homology to a brp/blh-Family beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase, Roy D. Sleator and Et. al.
Articles from 2013
Genomic Investigation into Strain Heterogeneity and Pathogenic Potential of the Emerging Gastrointestinal Pathogen Campylobacter ureolyticus, Susan Bullman, Alan Lucid, Roy D. Sleator, Brigid Lucey, and Et. al.
Bacteriophage-derived peptidase CHAPK eliminates and prevents staphylococcal biofilms, Mark Fenton, Ruth Keary, Olivia McAuliffe, R. Paul Ross, Jim O'Mahony, and Aidan Coffey
Investigation into the prevalence, persistence and antibiotic resistance profiles of staphylococci isolated from euro currency, E. M. Gabriel, Aidan Coffey, and Jim O'Mahony
Antibacterial and herbicidal activity of ring-substituted 2-hydroxynaphthalene-1-carboxanilides, Tomas Gonec, Jiri Kos, Iveta Zadrazilova, Matus Pesko, Rodney Govender, Stanislava Keltosova, Barbara Chambel, Diogo Pereira, Peter Kollar, Ales Imramovsky, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, Alois Cizek, Katarina Kralova, and Josef Jampilek
Antibacterial and Herbicidal Activity of Ring-Substituted 2-Hydroxynaphthalene-1-carboxanilides, Rodeney Govender and Et. al.
Antimycobacterial and Photosynthetic Electron Transport Inhibiting Activity of Ring-Substituted 4-Arylamino-7-Chloroquinolinium Chlorides, Rodeney Govender, Aidan Coffey, Jim O'Mahony, and Et. al.
A single point mutation in the listerial betL sigma(A)-dependent promoter leads to improved osmo- and chill-tolerance and a morphological shift at elevated osmolarity, Ronald F. Hoffman, Susan McLernon, Audrey Feeney, Colin Hill, and Roy D. Sleator
Codon optimisation to improve expression of a Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis-specific membrane-associated antigen by Lactobacillus salivarius, Christopher Johnston, Pierre E. Douarre, Tewfik Soulimane, Daniel Pletzer, Helge Weingart, John MacSharry, Aidan Coffey, Roy D. Sleator, and Jim O'Mahony
Antimycobacterial and Photosynthetic Electron Transport Inhibiting Activity of Ring-Substituted 4-Arylamino-7-Chloroquinolinium Chlorides, Jan Otrevel, Pavel Bobal, Iveta Zadrazilova, Rodeney Govender, Matus Pesko, Stanislava Keltosova, Petra Koleckarova, Petr Marsalek, Ales Imramovsky, Aidan Coffey, Jim O'Mahony, Peter Kollar, Alois Cizek, Katarina Kralova, and Josef Jampilek
Crystallization Of The CHAP Domain Of The Endolysin From Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteriophage K, Marta Sanz-Gaitero, Ruth Keary, Carmela Garcia-Doval, Aidan Coffey, and Mark J. van Raaij
Functional Environmental Screening of a Metagenomic Library Identifies stlA; A Unique Salt Tolerance Locus from the Human Gut Microbiome, Roy D. Sleator and Et. al.
Synthesis and biological evaluation of 2-hydroxy-3-[(2-aryloxyethyl)amino] propyl 4-[(Alkoxycarbonyl)amino]benzoates, Jan Tengler, Iva Kapustíková, Matúš Peško, Rodney Govender, Stanislava Keltošová, Petr Mokrý, Peter Kollár, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, Katarína Král'Ová, and Josef Jampílek
Barley malt wort fermentation by exopolysaccharide-forming Weissella cibaria MG1 for the production of a novel beverage, E. Zannini, A. Mauch, S. Galle, M. Gänzle, Aidan Coffey, E. K. Arendt, J. P. Taylor, and D. M. Waters
Articles from 2012
Molecular diagnostics: the changing culture of medical microbiology, Susan Bullman, Brigid Lucey, and Roy D. Sleator
Bacteriophages phi MR299-2 and phi NH-4 Can Eliminate Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the Murine Lung and on Cystic Fibrosis Lung Airway Cells, Aidan Coffey and Et. al.
Investigating the spectrum of biological activity of substituted quinoline-2-carboxamides and their isosteres, Tomas Gonec, Pavel Bobal, Josef Sujan, Matus Pesko, Jiahui Guo, Katarina Kralova, Lenka Pavlacka, Libor Vesely, Eva Kreckova, Jiri Kos, Aidan Coffey, Peter Kollar, Ales Imramovsky, Lukas Placek, and Josef Jampilek
Investigating the Spectrum of Biological Activity of Substituted Quinoline-2-Carboxamides and Their Isosteres, Jiahui Guo and Et. al.
Antifungal activity of Lactobacillus against Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum and Epidermophyton floccosum, Jiahui Guo, Brid Brosnan, Ambrose Furey, Elke K. Arendt, and Padraigin Murphy
Antifungal activity of lactobacillus against microsporum canis, microsporum gypseum and epidermophyton floccosum, Jiahui Guo, Brid Brosnan, Ambrose Furey, Elke K. Arendt, Padraigin Murphy, and Aidan Coffey
Naturally selecting solutions: the use of genetic algorithms in bioinformatics, Timmy Manning, Roy D. Sleator, and Paul Walsh
A Putative P-Type ATPase Required for Virulence and Resistance to Haem Toxicity in Listeria monocytogenes, Rosemary Rea, Roy D. Sleator, and Et. al.
Proteins: form and function, Roy D. Sleator
Articles from 2011
Emerging dynamics of human campylobacteriosis in Southern Ireland, Susan Bullman, Daniel Corcoran, James O'Leary, Derry O'Hare, Brigid Lucey, and Roy D. Sleator
Inhibition of growth of Trichophyton tonsurans by Lactobacillus reuteri, J. Guo, A. Mauch, S. Galle, P. Murphy, E. K. Arendt, and A. Coffey
Development of a broad-host-range phage cocktail for biocontro, David Kelly, Olivia McAuliffe, R. Paul Ross, Jim O'Mahony, and Aidan Coffey
Lysins to kill: A tale of viral weapons of mass destruction, Jim O'Mahony, Mark Fenton, Marine Henry, Roy D. Sleator, and Aidan Coffey
Articles from 2010
Campylobacter ureolyticus: an emerging gastrointestinal pathogen?, Susan Bullman, Daniel Corcoran, James O'Leary, Brigid Lucey, Deirdre Byrne, and Roy D. Sleator
Investigating the Activity Spectrum for Ring-Substituted 8-Hydroxyquinolines, James Carroll, Jim O'Mahony, Aidan Coffey, and Et. al.
Isolation and detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) from cattle in Ireland using both traditional culture and molecular based methods, Pierre E. Douarre, William Cashman, Jim Buckley, Aidan Coffey, and Jim M. O'Mahony
The truncated phage lysin CHAPk eliminates staphylococcus aureus in the nares of mice, Mark Fenton, Pat G. Casey, Colin Hill, Cormac G.M. Gahan, R. Paul Ross, Olivia Mcauliffe, Jim O'Mahony, Fiona Maher, and Aidan Coffey
Investigating the Spectrum of Biological Activity of Ring-Substituted Salicylanilides and Carbamoylphenylcarbamates, Jiahui Guo, Aidan Coffey, and Et. al.
Cloning and expression of a mureinolytic enzyme from the mycobacteriophage TM4, Marine Henry, Máire Begley, Horst Neve, Fiona Maher, Reynolds Paul Ross, Olivia McAuliffe, Aidan Coffey, and Jim M. O'Mahony
In vivo and Ex vivo evaluations of bacteriophages e11/2 and e4/1c for use in the control of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Lucia Rivas, Brid Coffey, Olivia McAuliffe, Mary J. McDonnell, Catherine M. Burgess, Aidan Coffey, R. Paul Ross, and Geraldine Duffy
Probiotic therapy - recruiting old friends to fight new foes, Roy D. Sleator
The Evolution of eLearning: Background, Blends and Blackboard..., Roy D. Sleator
Articles from 2009
Optimization of a rapid viability assay for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis by using alamarBlue, James Carroll, Pierre Douarre, Aidan Coffey, Jim Buckley, Bill Cashman, Kevin O'Farrell, and Jim O'Mahony
Investigating Biological Activity Spectrum for Novel Styrylquinazoline Analogues, James Carroll, Jim O'Mahony, and Aidan Coffey
Ring-substituted 4-Hydroxy-1H-quinolin-2-ones: Preparation and Biological Activity, Aidan Coffey and Et. al.
Phage lysin LysK can be truncated to its CHAP domain and retain lytic activity against live antibiotic-resistant staphylococci, Marianne Horgan, Gary O'Flynn, Jennifer Garry, Jakki Cooney, Aidan Coffey, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, R. Paul Ross, and Olivia McAuliffe
Bacteriophage and their lysins for elimination of infectious bacteria: Review article, Sarah O'Flaherty, R. Paul Ross, and Aidan Coffey
Rational Design of Improved Pharmabiotics, Roy D. Sleator and Colin Hill
Articles from 2008
Molecular characterisation of a bovine-like rotavirus detected from a giraffe, Emily Mulherin, Jill Bryan, Marijke Beltman, Luke O'Grady, Eugene Pidgeon, Lucie Garon, Andrew Lloyd, John Bainbridge, Helen O'Shea, Paul Whyte, and Séamus Fanning
Articles from 2007
Salmonella enterica phage-resistant mutant colonies display an unusual phenotype in the presence of phage Felix 01, G. O'Flynn, Aidan Coffey, G. Fitzgerald, and R. Paul Ross
Articles from 2006
Plasmids of lactococci-genetic accessories or genetic necessities?, Susan Mills, Olivia E. McAuliffe, Aidan Coffey, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, and R. Paul Ross
The newly isolated lytic bacteriophages st104a and st104b are highly virulent against Salmonella enterica, G. O'Flynn, Aidan Coffey, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. P. Ross
Articles from 2005
Insertional inactivation of determinants for Mg2+ and Co 2+ transport as a tool for screening recombinant Lactococcus species clones, Susan Mills, Aidan Coffey, Colin Hill, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Olivia McAuliffe, and R. Paul Ross
The recombinant phage lysin LysK has a broad spectrum of lytic activity against clinically relevant staphylococci, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, S. O'Flaherty, Aidan Coffey, W. Meaney, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. Paul Ross
Inhibition of bacteriophage K proliferation on Staphylococcus aureus in raw bovine milk, S. O'Flaherty, Aidan Coffey, W. J. Meaney, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. P. Ross
Potential of the Polyvalent anti-Staphylococcus bacteriophage K for control of antibiotic-resistant staphylococci from hospitals, S. O'Flaherty, R. P. Ross, W. Meaney, G. F. Fitzgerald, M. F. Elbreki, and A. Coffey
Articles from 2004
Genome of Staphylococcal Phage K: A New Lineage of Myoviridae Infecting Gram-Positive Bacteria with a Low G+C Content, S. O'Flaherty, Aidan Coffey, R. Edwards, W. Meaney, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. P. Ross
Evaluation of a cocktail of three bacteriophages for biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7, G. O'Flynn, R. P. Ross, G. F. Fitzgerald, and Aidan Coffey
Variable Bacteriocin Production in the Commercial Starter Lactococcus lactis DPC4275 Is Linked to the Formation of the Cointegrate Plasmid pMRC02, Maeve Trotter, Olivia E. McAuliffe, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Colin Hill, R. Paul Ross, and Aidan Coffey
Articles from 2002
Use of lacticin 481 to facilitate delivery of the bacteriophage resistance plasmid, pCBG104 to cheese starters, S. Mills, A. Coffey, L. O'Sullivan, D. Stokes, C. Hill, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. P. Ross
Lactococcus lactis DPC5598, a plasmid-free derivative of a commercial starter, provides a valuable alternative host for culture improvement studies, M. Trotter, R. P. Ross, G. F. Fitzgerald, and A. Coffey
Articles from 2001
Growth and survival of E. coli O157:H7 during the manufacture and ripening of a smear-ripened cheese produced from raw milk, M. M. Maher, K. N. Jordan, M. E. Upton, and A. Coffey
Naturally occurring lactococcal plasmid pAH90 links bacteriophage resistance and mobility functions to a food-grade selectable marker, D. O'Sullivan, R. P. Ross, D. P. Twomey, G. F. Fitzgerald, C. Hill, and A. Coffey
Application of Streptococcus thermophilus DPC1842 as an adjunct to counteract bacteriophage disruption in a predominantly lactococcal Cheddar cheese starter: Use in bulk starter culture systems, Daire Stokes, R. Paul Ross, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, and Aidan Coffey
Articles from 2000
Integronlike Structures in Campylobacter spp. of Human and Animal Origin, Brigid Lucey, D. Crowley, P. Moloney, B. Cryan, M. Daly, F. O'Halloran, E. J. Threlfall, and S. Fanning
Investigation of the relationship between lysogeny and lysis of Lactococcus lactis in cheese using prophage-targeted PCR, David O'Sullivan, R. Paul Ross, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, and Aidan Coffey
Navel type I restriction specificities through domain shuffling of HsdS subunits in Lactococcus lactis, David O'sullivan, Denis P. Twomey, Aidan Coffey, Colin Hill, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, and R. Paul Ross
Articles from 1998
Increasing phage resistance of cheese starters: A case study using Lactococcus lactis DPC4268, A. Coffey, M. Coakley, A. McGarry, G. F. Fitzgerald, and R. P. Ross
Design of a phage-insensitive lactococcal dairy starter via sequential transfer of naturally occurring conjugative plasmids, David O'Sullivan, Aidan Coffey, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Colin Hill, and R. Paul Ross
Articles from 1996
Influence of environmental parameters on phosphatidylcholine phospholipase C production in Listeria monocytogenes: A convenient method to differentiate L. monocytogenes from other Listeria species, Aidan Coffey, Frank M. Rombouts, and Tjakko Abee
AbiG, a genotypically novel abortive infection mechanism encoded by plasmid pCI750 of Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris UC653, L. O'Connor, A. Coffey, C. Daly, and G. F. Fitzgerald
Articles from 1994
Nucleotide sequence and structural organization of the small, broad-host-range plasmid pCI411 from Leuconostoc lactis 533, A. Coffey, A. Harrington, K. Kearney, C. Daly, and G. Fitzgerald
Effect of genetically modifying the lactococcal proteolytic system on ripening and flavor development in cheddar cheese, A. McGarry, J. Law, A. Coffey, C. Daly, P. F. Fox, and G. F. Fitzgerald
Articles from 1991
Cloning and characterization of the determinant for abortive infection of bacteriophage from lactococcal plasmid pCI829, A. G. Coffey, G. F. Fitzgerald, and C. Daly