Mr Alan Cookson

Mr Alan Cookson

Research Scientist

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Publications

Oyama, LB, Girdwood, SE, Cookson, AR, Fernandez-fuentes, N, Privé, F, Vallin, HE, Wilkinson, TJ, Golyshin, PN, Golyshina, OV, Mikut, R, Hilpert, K, Richards, J, Wootton, M, Edwards, JE, Maresca, M, Perrier, J, Lundy, FT, Luo, Y, Zhou, M, Hess, M, Mantovani, HC, Creevey, CJ & Huws, SA 2017, 'The rumen microbiome: an underexplored resource for novel antimicrobial discovery' npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, vol 3, no. 1, 33. DOI: 10.1038/s41522-017-0042-1
Oyama, LB, Crochet, J-A, Edwards, JE, Girdwood, S, Cookson, A, Fernandez-Fuentes, N, Hilpert, K, Golyshin, PN, Golyshina, OV, Privé, F, Hess, M, Mantovani, HC, Creevey, C & Huws, S 2017, 'Buwchitin: A Ruminal Peptide with Antimicrobial Potential against Enterococcus faecalis' Frontiers in Chemistry, vol 5, 51. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2017.00051
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, vol 9, no. 1, pp. 57-77. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12364
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, vol 5, 700. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00700
Huws, SA, Mayorga, OL, Theodorou, MK, Kim, EJ, Cookson, A, Newbold, J & Kingston-Smith, AH 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, vol 6, no. 2, pp. 80-86. DOI: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000126
Allison, GG, Cookson, AR, Bosch, M & Donnison, IS 2014, 'Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture' Eigen U, Seattle, United States of America, 2014 - 2014, .
Allison, GG, Cookson, AR, Bosch, M & Donnison, IS 2014, 'Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture' 3rd AgriNet International Conference on Plant Chemical Biology, Maidenhead, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014 - 2014, .
Parveen Shah, I, Wilson, T, Donnison, IS, Cookson, AR, Hauck, BD & Threadgill, MD 2013, 'Potential sources of high value chemicals from leaves, stems and flowers of Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' and Miscanthus sacchariflorus' Phytochemistry, vol 92, pp. 160-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2013.04.004
Huws, SA, Mayorga, OL, Theodorou, MK, Onime, LA, Kim, EJ, Cookson, AH, Newbold, CJ & Kingston-Smith, AH 2013, 'Successional colonization of perennial ryegrass by rumen bacteria' Letters in Applied Microbiology, vol 56, no. 3, pp. 186-196. DOI: 10.1111/lam.12033
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, vol 64, no. 2, pp. 541-552. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ers346
Webb, KJ, Cookson, AR, Allison, GG, Sullivan, ML & Winters, AL 2013, 'Gene expression patterns, localisation and substrates of polyphenol oxidase in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.)' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol 61, no. 31, pp. 7421-7430. DOI: 10.1021/jf401122d
Evans, AGL, Davey, HM, Cookson, AR, Currinn, H, Cooke-Fox, G, Stanczyk, PJ & Whitworth, DE 2012, 'Predatory activity of Myxococcus xanthus outer-membrane vesicles and properties of their hydrolase cargo' Microbiology, vol 158, no. Pt 11, pp. 2742-2752. DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.060343-0
Allison, GG, Cookson, AR, Bosch, M & Donnison, IS 2012, 'Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architecture' Gordon Research Conference on Cell Walls, Colby College, Maine, United States of America, 2012 - 2012, .
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, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2012 - 2012, .
Bosch, M, Mayer, C-D, Cookson, A & Donnison, IS 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, vol 62, no. 10, pp. 3545-3561. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/err045
Lee, MRF, Tweed, JKS, Cookson, A & Sullivan, ML 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, vol 90, no. 3, pp. 503-510. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.3848
Huws, SA, Kim, EJ, Kingston-Smith, AH, Lee, MR, Muetzel, SM, Cookson, AR, Newbold, J, Wallace, RJ & Scollan, ND 2009, 'Rumen protozoa are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids due to the ingestion of chloroplasts' FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol 69, no. 3, pp. 461-471. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2009.00717.x
Mayorga, OL, Huws, SA, Kim, EJ, Kingston-Smith, AH, Cookson, AH, Newbold, CJ & Theodorou, MK 2008, 'Differential colonisation of abaxial and adaxial surfaces of fresh perennial ryegrass leaves by rumen bacteria' Abstract, INRA-RRI 2008, Clermont Ferrand, France, 2008 - 2008, .
Mayorga, OL, Huws, SA, Kim, EJ, Kingston-Smith, AH, Cookson, AH, Newbold, CJ & Theodorou, MK 2008, 'Temporal and spatial colonisation of rumen protozoa on fresh perennial ryegrass' Abstract, INRA-RRI 2008, Clermont Ferrand, France, 2008 - 2008, .
Cairns, AJ, Cookson, A, Thomas, BJ & Turner, LB 2002, 'Starch metabolism in the fructan-grasses: Patterns of starch accumulation in excised leaves of Lolium temulentum L.' Journal of Plant Physiology, vol 159, no. 3, pp. 293-305. DOI: 10.1078/0176-1617-00644
Cresswell, A, Sackville Hamilton, NR, Thomas, H, Charnock, RB, Cookson, AR & Thomas, BJ 1999, 'Evidence for root contraction in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)' Annals of Botany, vol 84, no. 3, pp. 359-369. DOI: 10.1006/anbo.1999.0928
Cresswell, A, Skot, L & Cookson, A 1994, 'The construction, detection and use of bioluminescent Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii strains' Journal of Applied Microbiology, vol 77, no. 6, pp. 656-665. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.1994.tb02816.x