Mr Alan Cookson

Mr Alan Cookson

Research Scientist

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Publications

The rumen microbiome: an underexplored resource for novel antimicrobial discoveryOyama, L. B., Girdwood, S. E., Cookson, A. R., Fernandez-fuentes, N., Privé, F., Vallin, H. E., Wilkinson, T. J., Golyshin, P. N., Golyshina, O. V., Mikut, R., Hilpert, K., Richards, J., Wootton, M., Edwards, J. E., Maresca, M., Perrier, J., Lundy, F. T., Luo, Y., Zhou, M., Hess, M., Mantovani, H. C., Creevey, C. J. & Huws, S. A. 2017 In : npj Biofilms and Microbiomes.3, 1, 33
Buwchitin: A Ruminal Peptide with Antimicrobial Potential against Enterococcus faecalisOyama, L. B., Crochet, J-A., 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 In : Frontiers in Chemistry.5, 51
Endophytic bacteria in Miscanthus seed: Implications for germination, vertical inheritance of endophytes, plant evolution, and breedingCope-Selby, N., Cookson, A., Squance, M., Donnison, I., Flavell, R. & Farrar, K. 2016 In : GCB Bioenergy.9, 1, p. 57-77
Polyphenol oxidase affects normal nodule development in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.)Webb, J., Cookson, A., Allison, G., Sullivan, M. & Winters, A. 2014 In : Frontiers in Plant Science.5, 700
Differential Colonization of Plant Parts by the Rumen Microbiota is likely to be due to Different Forage ChemistriesHuws, S. A., Mayorga, O. L., Theodorou, M. K., Kim, E. J., Cookson, A., Newbold, J. & Kingston-Smith, A. H. 2014 In : Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology.6, 2, p. 80-86
Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architectureAllison, G. G., Cookson, A. R., Bosch, M. & Donnison, I. S. 2014
Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architectureAllison, G. G., Cookson, A. R., Bosch, M. & Donnison, I. S. 2014
Potential sources of high value chemicals from leaves, stems and flowers of Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' and Miscanthus sacchariflorusParveen Shah, I., Wilson, T., Donnison, I. S., Cookson, A. R., Hauck, B. D. & Threadgill, M. D. 2013 In : Phytochemistry.92, p. 160-1677 p.
Successional colonization of perennial ryegrass by rumen bacteriaHuws, 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 In : Letters in Applied Microbiology.56, 3, p. 186-19611 p.
Flowering induction in the bioenergy grass Miscanthus sacchariflorus is a quantitative short-day response, whilst delayed flowering under long days increases biomass accumulationJensen, E., Robson, P., Norris, J., Cookson, A., Farrar, K., Donnison, I. & Clifton-Brown, J. 2013 In : Journal of Experimental Biology.64, 2, p. 541-552
Gene expression patterns, localisation and substrates of polyphenol oxidase in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.)Webb, K. J., Cookson, A. R., Allison, G. G., Sullivan, M. L. & Winters, A. L. 2013 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.61, 31, p. 7421-743010 p.
Predatory activity of Myxococcus xanthus outer-membrane vesicles and properties of their hydrolase cargoEvans, A. G. L., Davey, H. M., Cookson, A. R., Currinn, H., Cooke-Fox, G., Stanczyk, P. J. & Whitworth, D. E. 2012 In : Microbiology.158, Pt 11, p. 2742-275211 p.
Chemometric analysis of hyperspectral Raman datasets to explore plant cell wall composition and architectureAllison, G. G., Cookson, A. R., Bosch, M. & Donnison, I. S. 2012
Unravelling the regulatory network controlling cell wall synthesis in grasses to improve the conversation of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuelsBosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Cookson, A., Timms-Taravella, E., Allison, G. & Donnison, I. 2012
Identification of genes involved in cell wall biogenesis in grasses by differential gene expression profiling of elongating and non-elongating maize internodesBosch, M., Mayer, C-D., Cookson, A. & Donnison, I. S. 2011 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.62, 10, p. 3545-356117 p.
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 rumenLee, M. R. F., Tweed, J. K. S., Cookson, A. & Sullivan, M. L. 2010 In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.90, 3, p. 503-5108 p.
Rumen protozoa are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids due to the ingestion of chloroplastsHuws, 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 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.69, 3, p. 461-47111 p.
Differential colonisation of abaxial and adaxial surfaces of fresh perennial ryegrass leaves by rumen bacteriaMayorga, 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 ryegrassMayorga, O. L., Huws, S. A., Kim, E. J., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Cookson, A. H., Newbold, C. J. & Theodorou, M. K. 2008
Starch metabolism in the fructan-grasses: Patterns of starch accumulation in excised leaves of Lolium temulentum L.Cairns, A. J., Cookson, A., Thomas, B. J. & Turner, L. B. 2002 In : Journal of Plant Physiology.159, 3, p. 293-30513 p.
Evidence for root contraction in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)Cresswell, A., Sackville Hamilton, N. R., Thomas, H., Charnock, R. B., Cookson, A. R. & Thomas, B. J. 1999 In : Annals of Botany.84, 3, p. 359-36911 p.
The construction, detection and use of bioluminescent Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii strainsCresswell, A., Skot, L. & Cookson, A. 1994 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology.77, 6, p. 656-665