A M Whatmore

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Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic relationships between clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, and Streptococcus mitis: characterization of "Atypical" pneumococci and organisms allied to S. mitis harboring S. pneumoniae virulence factor-enco
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 68:1374-82. 2000
  2. pmc The autolysin-encoding gene (lytA) of Streptococcus pneumoniae displays restricted allelic variation despite localized recombination events with genes of pneumococcal bacteriophage encoding cell wall lytic enzymes
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 67:4551-6. 1999
  3. ncbi Streptococcus pyogenes sclB encodes a putative hypervariable surface protein with a collagen-like repetitive structure
    A M Whatmore
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Microbiology 147:419-29. 2001
  4. pmc Identification of isolates of Streptococcus canis infecting humans
    A M Whatmore
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4196-9. 2001
  5. pmc Molecular characterization of equine isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae: natural disruption of genes encoding the virulence factors pneumolysin and autolysin
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 67:2776-82. 1999
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of the streptococcal competence (com) gene locus
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 181:3144-54. 1999
  7. ncbi Population biology of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from oropharyngeal carriage and invasive disease
    C D Müller-Graf
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Microbiology 145:3283-93. 1999
  8. pmc Distribution and genetic diversity of suilysin in Streptococcus suis isolated from different diseases of pigs and characterization of the genetic basis of suilysin absence
    S J King
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 69:7572-82. 2001
  9. ncbi Brucellosis--new aspects of an old disease
    S J Cutler
    Bacterial Zoonoses, Statutory and Exotic Bacterial Diseases, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Surrey KT15 3NB, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 98:1270-81. 2005
  10. ncbi Non-congruent relationships between variation in emm gene sequences and the population genetic structure of group A streptococci
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Microbiology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Medical School, UK
    Mol Microbiol 14:619-31. 1994

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Publications11

  1. pmc Genetic relationships between clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, and Streptococcus mitis: characterization of "Atypical" pneumococci and organisms allied to S. mitis harboring S. pneumoniae virulence factor-enco
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 68:1374-82. 2000
    ..mitis but which harbor genes encoding the virulence determinants pneumolysin and autolysin classically associated with S. pneumoniae...
  2. pmc The autolysin-encoding gene (lytA) of Streptococcus pneumoniae displays restricted allelic variation despite localized recombination events with genes of pneumococcal bacteriophage encoding cell wall lytic enzymes
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 67:4551-6. 1999
    ..The implications of these findings for understanding the evolution of lytA and the potential utility of LytA as a vaccine target are discussed...
  3. ncbi Streptococcus pyogenes sclB encodes a putative hypervariable surface protein with a collagen-like repetitive structure
    A M Whatmore
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Microbiology 147:419-29. 2001
    ..pyogenes tested to date. Thus S. pyogenes harbours a novel family of structurally related and surface-exposed proteins of potential importance in the pathogenic process...
  4. pmc Identification of isolates of Streptococcus canis infecting humans
    A M Whatmore
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4196-9. 2001
    ..canis from a relatively small sample set suggests that the practice of identifying streptococci only by the Lancefield serological group may result in underestimation of the presence of S. canis in the human population...
  5. pmc Molecular characterization of equine isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae: natural disruption of genes encoding the virulence factors pneumolysin and autolysin
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 67:2776-82. 1999
    ..The implications of these findings for the evolution and pathogenicity of equine S. pneumoniae are discussed...
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of the streptococcal competence (com) gene locus
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 181:3144-54. 1999
    ..oralis, suggesting that these particular organisms may be a potential source of DNA in recombination events generating the mosaic structures commonly reported in genes of S. pneumoniae that are under strong selective pressure...
  7. ncbi Population biology of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from oropharyngeal carriage and invasive disease
    C D Müller-Graf
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Microbiology 145:3283-93. 1999
    ..However, it was initially identified as a pneumococcus by a 16S RNA gene probe (Gen-Probe), optochin susceptibility and the presence of pneumolysin and autolysin...
  8. pmc Distribution and genetic diversity of suilysin in Streptococcus suis isolated from different diseases of pigs and characterization of the genetic basis of suilysin absence
    S J King
    Infectious Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 69:7572-82. 2001
    ..Finally, PCR analysis of multiple sly-positive and -negative strains indicated that these two alternative genetic arrangements are conserved among many S. suis isolates...
  9. ncbi Brucellosis--new aspects of an old disease
    S J Cutler
    Bacterial Zoonoses, Statutory and Exotic Bacterial Diseases, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Surrey KT15 3NB, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 98:1270-81. 2005
  10. ncbi Non-congruent relationships between variation in emm gene sequences and the population genetic structure of group A streptococci
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Microbiology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Medical School, UK
    Mol Microbiol 14:619-31. 1994
    ..pyogenes diseases...
  11. pmc Characterization of a Brucella sp. strain as a marine-mammal type despite isolation from a patient with spinal osteomyelitis in New Zealand
    W L McDonald
    Investigation and Diagnostic Centre, Biosecurity New Zealand, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ward St, Wallaceville, New Zealand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4363-70. 2006
    ..The isolate was identified to be closely related to a Brucella sp. originating from a United States bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and common seals (Phoca vitulina)...