Dr David Bryant

Dr David Bryant

Synthetic Biologist

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Williams, L., Gallagher, J., Bryant, D., Ravella, S. 2017. Anaerobic digestion and the use of pre-treatments on lignocellulosic feedstocks to improve biogas production and process economics. In L. K. Singh., G. Chaudhary. (eds) Advances in Biofeedstocks and Biofuels : Biofeedstocks and their Processing. Wiley pp. 121-147. 10.1002/9781119117322.ch6 Cadair


Bryant, D., Potu, M., Ravella, R., Gallagher, J., Walker, D.J. 2015. Xylitol: An alternative sweetener for dairy products. In A. K. Puniya. (ed) Fermented Milk and Dairy Products. Fermented Foods and Beverages Series Taylor & Francis Cadair


Farrar, K., Bryant, D., Cope-Selby, N. 2014. Understanding and engineering beneficial plant–microbe interactions: plant growth promotion in energy crops. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12 (9) pp. 1193-1206. 10.1111/pbi.12279 Other Cadair

Bryant, D., Morris, S.M., Gallagher, J., Winters, A., Donnison, I., Morris, P., Harding, G., Timms-Taravella, E., Thomas, D., Leemans, D. 2014. GB Application - Bioethanol from grass. Cadair


Bryant, D.N., Firth, E., Kaderbhai, N.N., Taylor, S., Morris, S.M., Logan, D., Garcia, N., Ellis, A., Martin, S.M., Gallagher, J.A. 2013. Monitoring real-time enzymatic hydrolysis of Distillers Dried Grains with Soluble (DDGS) by dielectric spectroscopy following hydrothermal pre-treatment by steam explosion. Bioresource Technology 128 pp. 765-768. 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.09.021 Cadair

Stampolidis, P., Kaderbhai, N., Bryant, D., Winters, A., Gallagher, J., Kaderbhai, M.A. 2013. Co-expression of lupanine hydroxylase and pyrroloquinoline quinone 2 leads to assembled and active recombinant lupanine hydroxylase in the 3 Escherichia coli periplasm. Archives of Microbiology 10.13140/RG.2.1.4937.7449 Cadair


Farrar, K., Bryant, D.N., Turner, L.B., Gallagher, J.A., Thomas, A.M., Farrell, M.S., Humphreys, M.O., Donnison, I.S. 2012. Breeding for Bio-ethanol Production in Lolium perenne L.: Association of Allelic Variation with High Water-Soluble Carbohydrate Content. Bioenergy Research 5 (1) pp. 149-157. 10.1007/s12155-011-9156-0 Cadair

Pachebat, J.A., Cope-Selby, N., Edwards, J.E., Huws, S., Lyonds, L., Swarbreck, D., Rees Stevens, P., Febrer, M., Bryant, D., Donnison, I., Kingston-Smith, A., Farrar, K. 2012. Applying next generation sequencing towards understanding microbial-plant interactions. Plant Molecular Biology, Gordon Conference. Cadair

Morris, S.M., Bryant, D., Jensen, E., Thomas, D.S., Fish, S., Gallagher, J. 2012. Grassohol - use of high sugar ryegrass for the production of liquid biofuels. International conference of Agricultural Engineering. Cadair


Bryant, D.N., Morris, S.M., Leemans, D.K., Fish, S.A., Taylor, S., Carvell, J., Todd, R.W., Logan, D., Lee, M., Garcia, N., Ellis, A., Gallagher, J. 2011. Modelling real-time simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass and organic acid accumulation using dielectric spectroscopy. Bioresource Technology 102 (20) pp. 9675-9682. 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.07.084 Cadair


Cummins, I., Bryant, D.N., Edwards, R. 2009. Safener responsiveness and multiple herbicide resistance in the weed black-grass (Alopecurus myosuroides). Plant Biotechnology Journal 7 (8) pp. 807-820. 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2009.00445.x Cadair

Robbins, M.P., Bryant, D.N., Gill, S., Morris, P., Bailey, P., Welham, T., Martin, C., Wang, T.L., Kaneko, T., Sato, S., Tabata, S., Paolocci, F. 2009. Proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in forage legumes with especial reference to the regulatory role of R2R3MYB transcription factors and their analysis in Lotus japonicus. In T. Yamada., G. Spangenberg. (eds) Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf: The Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. Proceedings, 5th International Symposium, Sapporo, Japan, 2-6 July. Springer Nature pp. 125-132. 10.1007/978-0-387-79144-9_11 Cadair Other


Marshall, A., Bryant, D., Latypova, G., Hauck, B., Olyott, P., Morris, P., Robbins, M. 2008. A High-throughput Method for the Quantification of Proanthocyanidins in Forage Crops and its Application in Assessing Variation in Condensed Tannin Content in Breeding Programmes for Lotus corniculatus and Lotus uliginosus. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56 (3) pp. 974-981. 10.1021/jf072330+ Cadair


Adams, J.M., Bryant, D.N., Robson, G.D., Morris, P., Fish, N., Donnison, I.S. 2007. Preparation and partial enzymic hydrolysation of single maize kernels for use in laboratory scale analysis. Cadair Other

Robbins, M.P., Bryant, D., Gill, S., Morris, P., Bailey, P., Welham, T., Wang, T.L., Kaneko, T., Sato, S., Tabata, S., Paolocci, F. 2007. Mining myb genes in Lotus japonicus. 2007 Plant Science Wales. Cadair

Bailey, P., Bryant, D., Welham, T., Perry, J., Pike, J., Asamizu, E., Tabata, S., Morris, P., Robbins, M.P., Martin, C., Wang, T. 2007. Phenylpropanoid biosynthesis in legumes; an analysis of the R2R3MYB gene family inLotus japonicus. 50th anniversary meeting, Phytochemical Society of Europe. Cadair


Bryant, D.N., Dixon, D.P., Edwards, R., Cummins, I. 2006. Cloning and characterization of a theta class glutathione transferase from the potato pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Phytochemistry pp. 1427-1434. 10.1016/j.phytochem.2006.05.012 Cadair

Winters, A.L., Bryant, D.N., Gallagher, J.A., Lee, M.R.F., Minchin, F.R., Parveen, I., Theodorou, M.K., Morris, P. 2006. Biochemistry and molecular biology of polyphenol oxidases in grasses. XXIII International Conference on Polyphenols, Winnipeg. Cadair


Collins, R.P., Ribaimont, F., Marshall, A.H., Bryant, D.N., Abberton, M.T.O'Mara, F.P., Wilkins, R.J., 't Mannetje, L., Lovett, D.K., Rogers, P.A.M., Boland, T.M. 2005. Variation in tannin content and morphological traits in Lotus corniculatus (Bird's foot trefoil). XX International Grassland Congress. XX International Grassland Congress, Dublin. Cadair Other

Edwards, J.E., Kim, E.J., Thomas-Jones, S., Bryant, D., Hauck, B., Morris, P. 2005. The effect of proanthocyanidins on rumen bacterial colonisation and degradation of Lotus corniculatus. UK Molecular Microbial Ecology Group Meeting. Cadair

Robbins, M.P., Morris, P., Bailey, P., Martin, C., Bryant, D.N., Wang, T.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Identification of putative AtTT2 R2R3-MYB transcription factor orthologues in tanniferous tissues of L. corniculatus var. japonicus cv Gifu. Cadair Other

Morris, P., Bryant, D.N., Allison, G.G., Robbins, M.P.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Polyphenolic phenomena: transgenic analysis of some of the factors that regulate the cell-specific accumulation of condensed tannins (proanthocyanidins) in forage crops. Molecular breeding for the genetic improvement of forage crops and turf. The 4th international symposium on the molecular breeding of forage and turf, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress. Wageningen Academic Publishers Cadair Other