Mr Alan Cookson

Mr Alan Cookson

Research Scientist

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Publications

2017

Oyama, L.B., Crochet, J., Edwards, J.E., Girdwood, S., Cookson, A., Fernandez-Fuentes, N., Hilpert, K., Golyshin, P.N., Golyshina, O.V., Privé, F., Hess, M., Mantovani, H.C., Creevey, C., Huws, S. 2017. Buwchitin: A Ruminal Peptide with Antimicrobial Potential against Enterococcus faecalis. Frontiers in Chemistry 5 51 10.3389/fchem.2017.00051 Cadair

2016

Cope-Selby, N., Cookson, A., Squance, M., Donnison, I., Flavell, R., Farrar, K. 2016. Endophytic bacteria in Miscanthus seed: Implications for germination, vertical inheritance of endophytes, plant evolution, and breeding. GCB Bioenergy 9 (1) pp. 57-77. 10.1111/gcbb.12364 Cadair

2014

Webb, J., Cookson, A., Allison, G., Sullivan, M., Winters, A. 2014. Polyphenol oxidase affects normal nodule development in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 5 700 10.3389/fpls.2014.00700 Cadair

Huws, S.A., Mayorga, O.L., Theodorou, M.K., Kim, E.J., Cookson, A., Newbold, J., Kingston-Smith, A.H. 2014. Differential Colonization of Plant Parts by the Rumen Microbiota is likely to be due to Different Forage Chemistries. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology 6 (2) pp. 80-86. 10.4172/1948-5948.1000126 Other Cadair

Allison, G.G., Cookson, A.R., Bosch, M., Donnison, I.S. 2014. Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture. Eigen U. Cadair

Allison, G.G., Cookson, A.R., Bosch, M., Donnison, I.S. 2014. Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture. 3rd AgriNet International Conference on Plant Chemical Biology. Cadair

2013

Parveen Shah, I., Wilson, T., Donnison, I.S., Cookson, A.R., Hauck, B.D., Threadgill, M.D. 2013. Potential sources of high value chemicals from leaves, stems and flowers of Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' and Miscanthus sacchariflorus. Phytochemistry 92 pp. 160-167. 10.1016/j.phytochem.2013.04.004 Cadair

Huws, S.A., Mayorga, O.L., Theodorou, M.K., Onime, L.A., Kim, E.J., Cookson, A.H., Newbold, C.J., Kingston-Smith, A.H. 2013. Successional colonization of perennial ryegrass by rumen bacteria. Letters in Applied Microbiology 56 (3) pp. 186-196. 10.1111/lam.12033 Cadair

Jensen, E., Robson, P., Norris, J., Cookson, A., Farrar, K., Donnison, I., Clifton-Brown, J. 2013. Flowering induction in the bioenergy grass Miscanthus sacchariflorus is a quantitative short-day response, whilst delayed flowering under long days increases biomass accumulation. Journal of Experimental Biology 64 (2) pp. 541-552. 10.1093/jxb/ers346 Cadair

Webb, K.J., Cookson, A.R., Allison, G.G., Sullivan, M.L., Winters, A.L. 2013. Gene expression patterns, localisation and substrates of polyphenol oxidase in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61 (31) pp. 7421-7430. 10.1021/jf401122d Cadair

2012

Evans, A.G.L., Davey, H.M., Cookson, A.R., Currinn, H., Cooke-Fox, G., Stanczyk, P.J., Whitworth, D.E. 2012. Predatory activity of Myxococcus xanthus outer-membrane vesicles and properties of their hydrolase cargo. Microbiology 158 (Pt 11) pp. 2742-2752. 10.1099/mic.0.060343-0 Cadair

Allison, G.G., Cookson, A.R., Bosch, M., Donnison, I.S. 2012. Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture. Gordon Research Conference on Cell Walls. Cadair

Bosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Cookson, A., Timms-Taravella, E., Allison, G., Donnison, I. 2012. Unravelling the regulatory network controlling cell wall synthesis in grasses to improve the conversation of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuels. Monogram Conference 2012. Cadair

2011

Bosch, M., Mayer, C., Cookson, A., Donnison, I.S. 2011. Identification of genes involved in cell wall biogenesis in grasses by differential gene expression profiling of elongating and non-elongating maize internodes. Journal of Experimental Botany 62 (10) pp. 3545-3561. 10.1093/jxb/err045 Other Cadair

2010

Lee, M.R.F., Tweed, J.K.S., Cookson, A., Sullivan, M.L. 2010. Immunogold labelling to localize polyphenol oxidase (PPO) during wilting of red clover leaf tissue and the effect of removing cellular matrices on PPO protection of glycerol-based lipid in the rumen. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 90 (3) pp. 503-510. 10.1002/jsfa.3848 Cadair

2009

Huws, S.A., Kim, E.J., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Lee, M.R., Muetzel, S.M., Cookson, A.R., Newbold, J., Wallace, R.J., Scollan, N.D. 2009. Rumen protozoa are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids due to the ingestion of chloroplasts. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 69 (3) pp. 461-471. 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2009.00717.x Cadair

2008

Mayorga, O.L., Huws, S.A., Kim, E.J., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Cookson, A.H., Newbold, C.J., Theodorou, M.K. 2008. Differential colonisation of abaxial and adaxial surfaces of fresh perennial ryegrass leaves by rumen bacteria. Abstract, INRA-RRI 2008, Clermont Ferrand, France. Cadair

Mayorga, O.L., Huws, S.A., Kim, E.J., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Cookson, A.H., Newbold, C.J., Theodorou, M.K. 2008. Temporal and spatial colonisation of rumen protozoa on fresh perennial ryegrass. Abstract, INRA-RRI 2008, Clermont Ferrand, France. Cadair

2002

Cairns, A.J., Cookson, A., Thomas, B.J., Turner, L.B. 2002. Starch metabolism in the fructan-grasses: Patterns of starch accumulation in excised leaves of Lolium temulentum L. Journal of Plant Physiology Biochemie und Physiologie der Pflanzen Zeitschrift für Pflanzenphysiologie 159 (3) pp. 293-305. 10.1078/0176-1617-00644 Cadair

1999

Cresswell, A., Sackville Hamilton, N.R., Thomas, H., Charnock, R.B., Cookson, A.R., Thomas, B.J. 1999. Evidence for root contraction in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). Annals of Botany 84 (3) pp. 359-369. 10.1006/anbo.1999.0928 Cadair

1994

Cresswell, A., Skot, L., Cookson, A. 1994. The construction, detection and use of bioluminescent Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii strains. Journal of Applied Microbiology 77 (6) pp. 656-665. 10.1111/j.1365-2672.1994.tb02816.x Cadair