Mr Alan Cookson

Mr Alan Cookson

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Publications in the last 5 years:

Genome analysis, metabolic potential and predatory capabilities of Herpetosiphon llansteffanense sp.nov.

Paul Livingstone, Russell M Morphew, Alan Cookson, Edward Whitworth

June 2018 in Applied and Environmental Microbiology DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01040-18

The rumen microbiome: an underexplored resource for novel antimicrobial discovery

 Linda B. Oyama, Susan E. Girdwood, Alan R. Cookson, Narcis Fernandez-Fuentes, Florence Privé, Hannah E. Vallin, Toby J. Wilkinson, Peter N. Golyshin, Olga V. Golyshina, Ralf Mikut, Kai Hilpert, Jennifer Richards, Mandy Wootton, Joan E. Edwards, Marc Maresca, Josette Perrier, Fionnuala T. Lundy, Yu Luo, Mei Zhou, Matthias Hess, Hilario C. Mantovani, Christopher J. Creevey & Sharon A. Huws

In Nature Partner Journal, Biofilms and Microbiomes volume 3, Article number: 33 (2017)

Buwchitin: A Ruminal Peptide with Antimicrobial Potential against Enterococcus faecalis.

Oyama LB, Crochet JA, Edwards JE, Girdwood SE, Cookson AR, Fernandez-Fuentes N, Hilpert K, Golyshin PN, Golyshina OV, Privé F, Hess M, Mantovani HC, Creevey CJ, Huws SA.

Frontiers in Chemistry, 2017 Jul 12 5:51. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2017.00051. 2017.

Endophytic bacteria in Miscanthus seed: implications for germination, vertical inheritance of endophytes, plant evolution and breeding. Naomi Cope-Selby, Alan Cookson, Michael Squance, Iain Donnison, Richard Flavell, Kerrie Farrar. Apr 2016. GCB Bioenergy

Polyphenol oxidase affects normal nodule development in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). K. Judith Webb · Alan Cookson · Gordon Allison, Michael L. Sullivan, Ana L. Winters. Dec 2014, Frontiers in Plant Science

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IBERS Gogerddan Controlled Environment Facility Manager

IBERS Advanced Microscopy & Bio-Imaging Lab Manager

Publications

Investigating the potential of novel non-woven fabrics for efficient pollination control in plant breedingClifton-Brown, J., Senior, H., Purdy, S., Horsnell, R., Lankamp, B., Müennekhoff, A-K., Virk, D., Guillemois, E., Chetty, V., Cookson, A., Girdwood, S., Clifton-Brown, G., Tan, M. L. M. C., Awty-Carroll, D. & Bentley, A. 2018 In : PLoS One.13, 9, e0204728
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
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