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  1. 2021
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    Carbapenem and colistin resistance in Enterobacter: determinants and clones

    Alan McNally, Jun 2021, In: Trends in Microbiology. 29, 6, p. 473-476 4 p.

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    Synthesis and recycling of the mycobacterial cell envelope

    Katherine Abrahams & Del Besra, Apr 2021, In: Current Opinion in Microbiology. 60, p. 58-65 8 p.

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  9. 2020
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    Antimicrobial resistance and gene regulation in Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli from Egyptian children with diarrhoea: similarities and differences

    Steve Busby & Doug Browning, 29 Dec 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Virulence. 12, 1, p. 57-74 18 p.

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    Antibiotics and resistance: the two-sided coin of the mycobacterial cell wall

    Sarah Batt, , & Del Besra, Dec 2020, In: The Cell Surface. 6, 100044.

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    Erratum to "The cell surface - A new journal for transkingdom cell wall research" [Cell Surface 1 (2018) 1]

    Del Besra, , & , Dec 2020, In: The Cell Surface. 6, p. 100034 100034.

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    Identification and validation of the mode of action of the chalcone anti-mycobacterial compounds

    Del Besra, , , & , Dec 2020, In: The Cell Surface. 6, p. 100041 100041.

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    Space and patchiness affects diversity–function relationships in fungal decay communities

    Jasper Engel, Ulf Sommer, Mark Viant, , & , 16 Oct 2020, In: ISME Journal. p. 720–731

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    Damage Repair versus Aging in an Individual-Based Model of Biofilms

    Robert Clegg, & Jan-Ulrich Kreft, 13 Oct 2020, In: mSystems. 5, 5, 27 p., e00018-20.

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    Understanding How Microorganisms Respond to Acid pH Is Central to Their Control and Successful Exploitation

    Peter Lund, , , , , , , , , & , 24 Sep 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 11, p. 556140 556140.

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    Oldest evidence of tuberculosis in Argentina: A multidisciplinary investigation in an adult male skeleton from Saujil, Tinogasta, Catamarca (905-1030 CE)

    Oona Lee, , Del Besra, David Minnikin, , & , 22 Sep 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Tuberculosis. 125, p. 101995 101995.

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    The glucosyltransferase activity of C. difficile Toxin B is required for disease pathogenesis

    Sarah Kuehne, & (ed.), 22 Sep 2020, In: PLoS pathogens. 16, 9, 16 p., e1008852.

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    New multidrug efflux inhibitors for Gram-negative bacteria

    Robert Marshall, Georgina Lloyd, , , , Laura Ciusa, Vito Ricci, , , Luke Alderwick & Laura Piddock, 14 Jul 2020, In: mBio. 11, 4, 19 p., e01340-20.

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    Chlorpromazine and Amitriptyline Are Substrates and Inhibitors of the AcrB Multidrug Efflux Pump

    Robert Marshall, , Laura Ciusa, , , , , & Laura Piddock, 2 Jun 2020, In: mBio. 11, 3, e00465-20.

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    The Signaling Molecule Indole Inhibits Induction of the AR2 Acid Resistance System in Escherichia coli

    Peter Lund, 15 Apr 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 11, 474.

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    Biological characteristics associated with virulence in Clostridioides difficile ribotype 002 in Hong Kong

    Peter Hawkey, , & , 17 Mar 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Emerging Microbes and Infections. 9, 1, p. 631-638 8 p.

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    HIV drugs inhibit transfer of plasmids carrying extended-spectrum β-lactamase and carbapenemase genes

    Michelle MC Buckner, Laura Ciusa, Richard Meek, , , , , Luke Alderwick, & Laura Piddock, 25 Feb 2020, In: mBio. 11, 1, 18 p., e03355-19.

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    Respiratory viral infection alters the gut microbiota by inducing inappetence

    Michael Cox & , 18 Feb 2020, In: mBio. 11, 1, e03236-19.

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    Plasmids shaped the recent emergence of the major nosocomial pathogen enterococcus faecium

    Alan McNally, , , , , , , Willem van Schaik, , , & , 11 Feb 2020, In: mBio. 11, 1, 17 p., e03284-19.

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    The O-antigen epitope governs susceptibility to colistin in Salmonella enterica

    Vito Ricci, , & Laura Piddock, 28 Jan 2020, In: mBio. 11, 1, 10 p., e02831-19.

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    Systematic review of human gut resistome studies revealed variable definitions and approaches

    Peter Hawkey & , 16 Jan 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Gut Microbes. p. 1-12 12 p.

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  30. 2019
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    The Escherichia coli MarA protein regulates the ycgZ-ymgABC operon to inhibit biofilm formation

    Prateek Sharma, , & David Grainger, Nov 2019, In: Molecular Microbiology. 112, 5, p. 1609-1625 17 p.

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    Nanoscale polarization of the entry fusion complex of vaccinia virus drives efficient fusion

    Jason Mercer, Oct 2019, In: Nature Microbiology. 4, 10, p. 1636-1644 9 p.

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    Gut microbiota and colonization resistance against bacterial enteric infection

    Willem van Schaik, & , 1 Sep 2019, In: Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 83, 3, p. e00007-e00019

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    Editorial: Environmental bacteriophages: from biological control applications to directed bacterial evolution

    Robert Jackson & , 7 Aug 2019, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, AUG, 1830.

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    Phosphorylation and functionality of CdtR in Clostridium difficile

    Sarah Kuehne, 1 Aug 2019, In: Anaerobe. 58, p. 103-109 7 p., 102074.

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    Bacterial microcompartment-mediated ethanolamine metabolism in Escherichia coli urinary tract infection

    Alan McNally, & , Aug 2019, In: Infection and Immunity. 87, 8, e00211.

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    Non-traditional antibacterial therapeutic options and challenges

    Laura Piddock, 10 Jul 2019, In: Cell Host & Microbe. 26, 1, p. 61-72 12 p.

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    Enterococcus faecium genome dynamics during long-term asymptomatic patient gut colonization

    Willem van Schaik, 1 Jul 2019, In: Microbial Genomics. 5, 7, 000277.

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    Physico-chemical properties of sugar beet pectin-sodium caseinate conjugates via different interaction mechanisms

    Bettina Wolf, 3 Jun 2019, In: Foods. 8, 6, 15 p., 192.

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    Modelling virus infections of the skin in 3D

    1 May 2019, In: Microbiology Today. 46, 2, p. 66-69 4 p.

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    Diversification of colonization factors in a multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli lineage evolving under negative frequency-dependent selection

    Alan McNally, , , , , , , , & , 23 Apr 2019, In: mBio. 10, 2, 19 p., e00644-19.

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    Biological nitrogen fixation in peatlands: comparison between acetylene reduction assay and 15N2 assimilation methods

    Sami Ullah, 1 Apr 2019, In: Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 131, p. 157-165 9 p.

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    Autonomously replicating linear plasmids that facilitate the analysis of replication origin function in Candida albicans

    Hung-Ji Tsai, 6 Mar 2019, In: mSphere. 4, 2, p. e00103-19

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    Organization and architecture of AggR-dependent promoters from enteroaggregative Escherichia coli

    James Haycocks, , , , Ian Henderson, Steve Busby & Doug Browning, 1 Feb 2019, In: Molecular Microbiology. 111, 2, p. 534-551 18 p.

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    Vaccinia virus hijacks EGFR signalling to enhance virus spread through rapid and directed infected cell motility

    Jason Mercer, Feb 2019, In: Nature Microbiology. 4, 2, p. 216-225 10 p.

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  53. 2018
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    Supercoiling of an excised genomic island represses effector gene expression to prevent activation of host resistance

    Robert Jackson, & , Nov 2018, In: Molecular Microbiology. 110, 3, p. 444-454 11 p.

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    The lasting impact of the 2013 beveridge poster award

    Patrick Moynihan, Sep 2018, In: Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 64, 9, p. 645-645 1 p.

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    A novel method of serum resistance by Escherichia coli that causes urosepsis

    Ian Henderson, & , 28 Jun 2018, In: mBio. 9, 3, e00920-18.

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    Proteotype profiling unmasks a viral signalling network essential for poxvirus assembly and transcriptional competence

    Jason Mercer & , May 2018, In: Nature Microbiology. 3, 5, p. 588-599 12 p.

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    New opportunities for managing acute and chronic lung infections

    Michael Cox & , 2018, In: Nature Reviews Microbiology. 16, 2, p. 111-120 10 p.

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  61. 2017
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    Inhibition of poxvirus gene expression and genome replication by bisbenzimide derivatives

    Jason Mercer, 1 Sep 2017, In: Journal of virology. 91, 18, e00838-17.

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    Aromatic metabolites from the coelomic fluid of Eisenia earthworm species

    Andrew Southam, Mark Viant & , 1 Jan 2017, In: European Journal of Soil Biology. 78, p. 17-19 3 p.

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  65. 2016
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    Mechanistic insights into the role of C-type lectin receptor/CARD9 signaling in human antifungal immunity

    Rebecca Drummond & , 5 Apr 2016, In: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 6, APR, 11 p., 39.

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    Infectio: A generic framework for computational simulation of virus transmission between cells

    Jason Mercer, & , 10 Feb 2016, In: mSphere. 1, 1, e00078-15.

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  72. 2015
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    CARD9-dependent neutrophil recruitment protects against fungal invasion of the central nervous system

    Rebecca Drummond & 6 others, , , , , & , 17 Dec 2015, In: PLoS pathogens. 11, 12, 32 p., e1005293.

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    Viral apoptotic mimicry

    Jason Mercer, Aug 2015, In: Nature Reviews Microbiology. 13, 8, p. 461-469 9 p.

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    Editorial on plants as alternative hosts for human and animal pathogens

    Robert Jackson & , 30 Apr 2015, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, 2 p., 397.

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    Candida albicans colonization and dissemination from the murine gastrointestinal tract: the influence of morphology and Th17 immunity

    Rebecca Drummond, , , , , , , & , Apr 2015, In: Cellular Microbiology. 17, 4, p. 445-450 6 p.

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  77. 2014
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    Origin replication complex binding, nucleosome depletion patterns, and a primary sequence motif can predict origins of replication in a genome with epigenetic centromeres

    Hung-Ji Tsai, , , , , , , & , 2 Sep 2014, In: mBio. 5, 5, 9 p., e01703-14.

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    Lipid interactions during virus entry and infection

    Jason Mercer, 6 Aug 2014, In: Cellular Microbiology. 16, 10, p. 1493-1502 10 p.

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    The biosurfactant viscosin produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 aids spreading motility and plant growth promotion

    Robert Jackson, Jul 2014, In: Environmental Microbiology. 16, 7, p. 2267-2281 15 p.

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    An optimized method for the extraction of bacterial mRNA from plant roots infected with Escherichia coli O157:H7

    Robert Jackson & , 10 Jun 2014, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 5, 7 p., 286.

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    siRNA screen of early poxvirus genes identifies the AAA+ ATPase D5 as the virus genome-uncoating factor

    Jason Mercer, 15 Jan 2014, In: Cell Host and Microbe. 15, 1, p. 103-112 10 p.

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  85. 2013
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    Human papillomaviruses

    Jo Parish & Sally Roberts, 17 Sep 2013, In: Microbiology Today. 40, 1, p. 26-29 4 p.

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    IL-1β Suppresses Innate IL-25 and IL-33 Production and Maintains Helminth Chronicity

    Kendle Maslowski, , , & , Aug 2013, In: PLoS pathogens. 9, 8, e1003531.

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    Signalling C-type lectins in antimicrobial immunity

    Rebecca Drummond & , 25 Jul 2013, In: PLoS pathogens. 9, 7, 3 p., e1003417.

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    Innate receptors for adaptive immunity

    Kendle Maslowski & , Jun 2013, In: Current Opinion in Microbiology. 16, 3, p. 296-302 7 p.

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  91. 2012
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    Dectin-1 is not required for controlling Candida albicans colonization of the gastrointestinal tract

    Rebecca Drummond, , , & , Dec 2012, In: Infection and Immunity. 80, 12, p. 4216-4222 7 p.

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    Pride in a century-long tradition of microbiology in Birmingham

    Mark Pallen & Ian Henderson, 1 Aug 2012, In: Microbiology Today. 39, 3, p. 156-159 4 p.

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  94. 2011
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    The role of Dectin-1 in the host defence against fungal infections

    Rebecca Drummond & , Aug 2011, In: Current Opinion in Microbiology. 14, 4, p. 392-399 8 p.

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  96. 2005
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    Complete and variant forms of the 'gonococcal genetic island' in Neisseria meningitidis

    Stephen Jarvis & , Dec 2005, In: Microbiology. 151, 12, p. 4005-4013 9 p.

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  98. 2000
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    Micromanipulation measurements of biological materials

    Colin Thomas, Zhibing Zhang & , 2000, In: Biotechnology Letters. 22, 7, p. 531-537 7 p.

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  100. 1995
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    Cell cycle and cell size dependence of susceptibility of hydrodynamic forces

    Mohamed Al-Rubeai, Rabinder Singh, Anthony Emery & Zhibing Zhang, 5 Apr 1995, In: Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 46, 1, p. 88-92 5 p.

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    Estimation of disruption of animal cells by turbulent capillary flow

    Zhibing Zhang, Mohamed Al-Rubeai & Colin Thomas, Aug 1993, In: Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 42, 8, p. 987-993 7 p.

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    Estimation of disruption of animal cells by laminar shear stress

    Zhibing Zhang, Mohamed Al-Rubeai & Colin Thomas, Nov 1992, In: Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 40, 9, p. 1004-1010 7 p.

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    Mechanical properties of hybridoma cells in batch culture

    Zhibing Zhang, Mohamed Al-Rubeai & Colin Thomas, Jan 1992, In: Biotechnology Letters. 14, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

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  109. 1991
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    A novel micromanipulation technique for measuring the bursting strength of single mammalian cells

    Zhibing Zhang, , & Colin Thomas, Nov 1991, In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 36, 2, p. 208-210 3 p.

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