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Taxonomic assignment of uncultivated prokaryotic virus genomes is enabled by gene-sharing networks (2019)
Journal Article
Bin Jang, H., Bolduc, B., Zablocki, O., Kuhn, J. H., Roux, S., Adriaenssens, E. M., …Sullivan, M. B. (2019). Taxonomic assignment of uncultivated prokaryotic virus genomes is enabled by gene-sharing networks. Nature Biotechnology, 37(6), 632-639. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-019-0100-8

© 2019, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature America, Inc. Microbiomes from every environment contain a myriad of uncultivated archaeal and bacterial viruses, but studying these viruses is hampered by the lack of a universal, sca... Read More about Taxonomic assignment of uncultivated prokaryotic virus genomes is enabled by gene-sharing networks.

661W photoreceptor cell line as a cell model for studying retinal ciliopathies (2019)
Journal Article
Wheway, G., Nazlamova, L., Turner, D., & Cross, S. (in press). 661W photoreceptor cell line as a cell model for studying retinal ciliopathies. Frontiers in Genetics, 10(APR), https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00308

Copyright © 2019 Wheway, Nazlamova, Turner and Cross. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the ori... Read More about 661W photoreceptor cell line as a cell model for studying retinal ciliopathies.

Pectobacterium atrosepticum phage vB_PatP_CB5: A member of the proposed genus ‘Phimunavirus’ (2018)
Journal Article
Buttimer, C., Lucid, A., Neve, H., Franz, C., O’Mahony, J., Turner, D., …Coffey, A. (2018). Pectobacterium atrosepticum phage vB_PatP_CB5: A member of the proposed genus ‘Phimunavirus’. Viruses, 10(8), 394. https://doi.org/10.3390/v10080394

© 2018 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Pectobacterium atrosepticum is a phytopathogen of economic importance as it is the causative agent of potato blackleg and soft rot. Here we describe the Pectobacterium phage vB_PatP_CB5 (abbre... Read More about Pectobacterium atrosepticum phage vB_PatP_CB5: A member of the proposed genus ‘Phimunavirus’.

Isolation and characterisation of bacteriophages for use against biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Box, J., Turner, D., & Nelson, S. (2018, June). Isolation and characterisation of bacteriophages for use against biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates. Poster presented at Microbiology Society Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum Summer Conference

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a World Health Organization priority 1, ESKAPE pathogen that is capable of causing a wide spectrum of nosocomial and community-acquired infections. It employs a wide range of antibiotic resistance mechanisms and is often dif... Read More about Isolation and characterisation of bacteriophages for use against biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates.

The sequence of two bacteriophages with hypermodified bases reveals novel phage-host interactions (2018)
Journal Article
Kropinski, A., Turner, D., Nash, J., Ackermann, H. W., Lingohr, E., Warren, R., …Ehrlich, M. (2018). The sequence of two bacteriophages with hypermodified bases reveals novel phage-host interactions. Viruses, 10(5), 217. https://doi.org/10.3390/v10050217

© 2018 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Bacteriophages SP-15 and ΦW-14 are members of the Myoviridae infecting Bacillus subtilis and Delftia (formerly Pseudomonas) acidovorans, respectively. What links them is that in both cases, ap... Read More about The sequence of two bacteriophages with hypermodified bases reveals novel phage-host interactions.

Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee (2018)
Journal Article
Adriaenssens, E. M., Wittmann, J., Kuhn, J. H., Turner, D., Sullivan, M. B., Dutilh, B. E., …Rodney Brister, J. (2018). Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee. Archives of Virology, 163(4), 1125-1129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-3723-z

The prokaryotic virus community is represented at the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) by the Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee. Since our last report, the committee composition has changed, and a large number of taxono... Read More about Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee.

Visualization of phage genomic data: Comparative genomics and publication-quality diagrams (2018)
Book Chapter
Reynolds, D. M., Turner, D., Sutton, J. M., Reynolds, D. M., Sim, E. M., & Petty, N. K. (2018). Visualization of phage genomic data: Comparative genomics and publication-quality diagrams. In R. Lavigne, A. M. Kropinski, & M. Clokie (Eds.), Bacteriophages. Methods in Molecular Biology, 239-260. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7343-9_18

© 2018, Springer Science+Business Media LLC. The presentation of bacteriophage genomes as diagrams allows the location and organization of features to be communicated in a clear and effective manner. A wide range of software applications are availabl... Read More about Visualization of phage genomic data: Comparative genomics and publication-quality diagrams.

Comparative analysis of 37 Acinetobacter bacteriophages (2017)
Journal Article
Reynolds, D. M., Kropinski, A. M., Turner, D., Ackermann, H. W., Kropinski, A., Lavigne, R., …Reynolds, D. M. (2018). Comparative analysis of 37 Acinetobacter bacteriophages. Viruses, 10(1), 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/v10010005

© 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Members of the genus Acinetobacter are ubiquitous in the environment and the multipledrug resistant species A. baumannii is of significant clinical concern. This clinical relevance is currentl... Read More about Comparative analysis of 37 Acinetobacter bacteriophages.

Characterisation and genome sequence of the lytic Acinetobacter baumannii bacteriophage vB-AbaS-Loki (2017)
Journal Article
Turner, D., Wand, M. E., Briers, Y., Lavigne, R., Sutton, J. M., & Reynolds, D. M. (2017). Characterisation and genome sequence of the lytic Acinetobacter baumannii bacteriophage vB-AbaS-Loki. PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0172303. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172303

© 2017 Turner et al.This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cred... Read More about Characterisation and genome sequence of the lytic Acinetobacter baumannii bacteriophage vB-AbaS-Loki.

Genome sequence of vB_AbaS_TRS1, a viable prophage isolated from Acinetobacter baumannii strain A118 (2016)
Journal Article
Turner, D., Wand, M. E., Sutton, J. M., Centron, D., Kropinski, A. M., & Reynolds, D. M. (2016). Genome sequence of vB_AbaS_TRS1, a viable prophage isolated from Acinetobacter baumannii strain A118. Genome Announcements, 4(5), e01051-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01051-16

© 2016 Turner et al. A novel temperate phage, vB_AbaS_TRS1, was isolated from cultures of Acinetobacter baumannii strain A118 that had been exposed to mitomycin C. Phage TRS1 belongs to the Siphoviridae family of bacteriophages and encapsulates a 40,... Read More about Genome sequence of vB_AbaS_TRS1, a viable prophage isolated from Acinetobacter baumannii strain A118.

Comparative analysis of multiple inducible phages from Mannheimia haemolytica (2015)
Journal Article
Niu, Y. D., Cook, S. R., Wang, J., Klima, C. L., Hsu, Y. H., Kropinski, A. M., …McAllister, T. A. (2015). Comparative analysis of multiple inducible phages from Mannheimia haemolytica. BMC Microbiology, 15(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-015-0494-5

© 2015 Niu et al. Background: Mannheimia haemolytica is a commensal bacterium that resides in the upper respiratory tract of cattle that can play a role in bovine respiratory disease. Prophages are common in the M. haemolytica genome and contribute s... Read More about Comparative analysis of multiple inducible phages from Mannheimia haemolytica.

A proposed new bacteriophage subfamily: “Jerseyvirinae” (2015)
Journal Article
Anany, H., Switt, A. I. M., De Lappe, N., Ackermann, H., Reynolds, D. M., Kropinski, A. M., …Turner, D. (2015). A proposed new bacteriophage subfamily: “Jerseyvirinae”. Archives of Virology, 160(4), 1021-1033. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-015-2344-z

Based on morphology and comparative nucleotide and protein sequence analysis, a new subfamily of the family Siphoviridae is proposed, named “Jerseyvirinae” and consisting of three genera, “Jerseylikevirus”, “Sp3unalikevirus” and “K1glikevirus”. To da... Read More about A proposed new bacteriophage subfamily: “Jerseyvirinae”.

CoreGenes3.5: A webserver for the determination of core genes from sets of viral and small bacterial genomes (2013)
Journal Article
Turner, D., Reynolds, D., Seto, D., & Mahadevan, P. (2013). CoreGenes3.5: A webserver for the determination of core genes from sets of viral and small bacterial genomes. BMC Research Notes, 6(1), 140. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-6-140

Background: CoreGenes3.5 is a webserver that determines sets of core genes from viral and small bacterial genomes as an automated batch process. Previous versions of CoreGenes have been used to classify bacteriophage genomes and mine data from pathog... Read More about CoreGenes3.5: A webserver for the determination of core genes from sets of viral and small bacterial genomes.

Characterisation of three bacteriophages infecting serovars of salmonella enterica (2013)
Thesis
Turner, D. Characterisation of three bacteriophages infecting serovars of salmonella enterica. (Thesis). University of the West of England

A collection of three newly isolated Salmonella bacteriophages, vB_SenS-Ent1, vB_SenS-Ent2 and vB_SenS-Ent3 was established. These bacteriophages were characterised by electron microscopy, host range, sensitivity to restriction enzymes and profiles o... Read More about Characterisation of three bacteriophages infecting serovars of salmonella enterica.

Characterization of the Salmonella bacteriophage vB_SenS-Ent1 (2012)
Journal Article
Turner, D., Hezwani, M., Nelson, S., Salisbury, V., & Reynolds, D. M. (2012). Characterization of the Salmonella bacteriophage vB_SenS-Ent1. Journal of General Virology, 93(9), 2046-2056. https://doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.043331-0

The bacteriophage vB_SenS-Ent1 (Ent1) is a member of the family Siphoviridae of tailed bacteriophages and infects a broad range of serovars of the enteric pathogen Salmonella enterica. The virion particle is composed of an icosahedral head 64 nm in d... Read More about Characterization of the Salmonella bacteriophage vB_SenS-Ent1.


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