Alan T Bull

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Affiliation: University of Kent
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The renaissance of continuous culture in the post-genomics age
    Alan T Bull
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT27NJ, UK
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 37:993-1021. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Microbiology of hyper-arid environments: recent insights from the Atacama Desert, Chile
    Alan T Bull
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NJ, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 103:1173-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: new opportunities for natural product search and discovery
    Alan T Bull
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK
    Trends Microbiol 15:491-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: perspectives, challenges, future directions
    Alan T Bull
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:65-79. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: perspectives, challenges, future directions
    Alan T Bull
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:65-79. 2005
  6. pmc Diversity of nitrile hydratase and amidase enzyme genes in Rhodococcus erythropolis recovered from geographically distinct habitats
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5754-66. 2003
  7. pmc Statistical approaches for estimating actinobacterial diversity in marine sediments
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6189-200. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Nitrile hydrolysing activities of deep-sea and terrestrial mycolate actinomycetes
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 84:89-98. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Williamsia maris sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Sea of Japan
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:191-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint New primers for the class Actinobacteria: application to marine and terrestrial environments
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Environ Microbiol 5:828-41. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint The renaissance of continuous culture in the post-genomics age
    Alan T Bull
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT27NJ, UK
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 37:993-1021. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Microbiology of hyper-arid environments: recent insights from the Atacama Desert, Chile
    Alan T Bull
    School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NJ, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 103:1173-9. 2013
    ..Unquestionably the Atacama Desert is a living desert with regard to which future microbiology and biotechnology research presents exciting opportunities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: new opportunities for natural product search and discovery
    Alan T Bull
    Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK
    Trends Microbiol 15:491-9. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: perspectives, challenges, future directions
    Alan T Bull
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:65-79. 2005
    ..An agenda for future marine actinobacterial research is suggested based upon consideration of the above issues...
  5. ncbi request reprint Marine actinobacteria: perspectives, challenges, future directions
    Alan T Bull
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:65-79. 2005
    ..An agenda for future marine actinobacterial research is suggested based upon consideration of the above issues...
  6. pmc Diversity of nitrile hydratase and amidase enzyme genes in Rhodococcus erythropolis recovered from geographically distinct habitats
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5754-66. 2003
    ..erythropolis. Our findings indicate that the NHase and amidase genes present in geographically distinct R. erythropolis strains are not globally mixed...
  7. pmc Statistical approaches for estimating actinobacterial diversity in marine sediments
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6189-200. 2003
    ..Palys, L. K. Nakamura, and F. M. Cohan, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47:1145-1156, 1997). Mechanisms responsible for diversity and their implications are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nitrile hydrolysing activities of deep-sea and terrestrial mycolate actinomycetes
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 84:89-98. 2003
    ..Most of the deep-sea strains had constitutive activities and showed some of the highest activities and broadest substrate specificities of organisms included in this study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Williamsia maris sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Sea of Japan
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:191-4. 2004
    ..The name proposed for the new species is Williamsia maris; the type strain is SJS0289/JS1T (=DSM 44693T=JCM 12070T=KCTC 9945T=NCIMB 13945T)...
  10. ncbi request reprint New primers for the class Actinobacteria: application to marine and terrestrial environments
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Environ Microbiol 5:828-41. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Discrimination and taxonomy of geographically diverse strains of nitrile-metabolizing actinomycetes using chemometric and molecular sequencing techniques
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Environ Microbiol 4:262-76. 2002
    ..The fact that nitrile-metabolizing microorganisms were recovered from a wide range of habitat types suggests that nitrile transforming enzymatic activity is geographically widely distributed in nature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating and comparing the diversity of marine actinobacteria
    James E M Stach
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT1 7NJ, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:3-9. 2005
    ..Results demonstrate that marine environments harbour massive actinobacterial diversity. Furthermore, these predictions are likely to be severe underestimates due to the use of arbitrary OTU definitions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a soil-derived bacterial consortium degrading 4-chloroaniline
    Helia Radianingtyas
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UK
    Microbiology 149:3279-87. 2003
    ..maltophilia SB5 was able to grow on 4-chlorocatechol. These results suggest that the degradation of 4CA in the presence of aniline by the bacterial consortium was a result of interspecies interactions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dereplication for biotechnology screening: PyMS analysis and PCR-RFLP-SSCP (PRS) profiling of 16S rRNA genes of marine and terrestrial actinomycetes
    Pedro F B Brandão
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 58:77-83. 2002
    ..Moreover, PyMS analysis revealed significant variation within pyrogroups that contained strains with the same genotypic (PRS) characteristics, thus emphasising its discriminatory capacity at the infraspecies level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diversity of cultivable actinobacteria in geographically widespread marine sediments
    Luis A Maldonado
    School of Biology, University of Newcastle, NE1 7RU, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:11-8. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Diversity of actinomycetes isolated from Challenger Deep sediment (10,898 m) from the Mariana Trench
    Wasu Pathom-aree
    Division of Biology, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
    Extremophiles 10:181-9. 2006
    ..The Streptomyces isolates produced several unusual secondary metabolites, including a PKS-I associated product. In initial testing for piezotolerance, the Dermacoccus strain MT1.1 grew at elevated hydrostatic pressures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Williamsia marianensis sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench
    Wasu Pathom-aree
    Division of Biology, King George VI Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1123-6. 2006
    ..Strain MT8T (=DSM 44944T=NCIMB 14085T) was thus considered to be the type strain of a novel species in the genus Williamsia, for which the name Williamsia marianensis sp. nov. is proposed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dermacoccus abyssi sp. nov., a piezotolerant actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench
    Wasu Pathom-aree
    Division of Biology, King George VI Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1233-7. 2006
    ..The name proposed for this taxon is Dermacoccus abyssi sp. nov.; the type strain is MT1.1(T) (=DSM 17573(T) = NCIMB 14084(T)). The organism grows well at 40 MPa and hence is piezotolerant...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dermacoccus barathri sp. nov. and Dermacoccus profundi sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from deep-sea mud of the Mariana Trench
    Wasu Pathom-aree
    Division of Biology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2303-7. 2006
    ..The names proposed for these taxa are Dermacoccus barathri sp. nov. (type strain MT2.1(T)=DSM 17574(T)=NCIMB 14081(T)) and Dermacoccus profundi sp. nov. (type strain MT2.2(T)=DSM 17575(T)=NCIMB 14126(T)) [corrected]..
  20. ncbi request reprint Abyssomicins, inhibitors of the para-aminobenzoic acid pathway produced by the marine Verrucosispora strain AB-18-032
    Julia Riedlinger
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 57:271-9. 2004
    ..The main component abyssomicin C inhibits the pathway between chorismate and para-aminobenzoic acid and is strongly active against gram-positive bacteria, including multi-resistant clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus...
  21. doi request reprint Characterisation of micromonosporae from aquatic environments using molecular taxonomic methods
    Luis A Maldonado
    Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología ICMyL, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, CP 04510 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 94:289-98. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Proximicin A, B and C, novel aminofuran antibiotic and anticancer compounds isolated from marine strains of the actinomycete Verrucosispora
    Hans Peter Fiedler
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 61:158-63. 2008
    ..Proximicins show a weak antibacterial activity but a strong cytostatic effect to various human tumor cell lines...
  23. ncbi request reprint Marine actinomycetes as a source of novel secondary metabolites
    Hans Peter Fiedler
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:37-42. 2005
    ..New marine members of the rare genus Verrucosispora seem to be a promising source for novel bioactive secondary metabolites as shown in the case of the abyssomicin producing strain AB-18-032...
  24. ncbi request reprint Salinispora arenicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Salinispora tropica sp. nov., obligate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae
    Luis A Maldonado
    School of Biology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1759-66. 2005
    ..nov.; the type strains of these novel species have been deposited in service culture collections as strain CNH-643(T) (=ATCC BAA-917(T)=DSM 44819(T)) and strain CNB-440(T) (=ATCC BAA-916(T)=DSM 44818(T)), respectively...