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Dr Martin Day 


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Selected Publications

Simpson DJ, Dawson LF, Fry JC, Rogers HJ, Day MJ (2007) Influence of flanking homology and insert size on the transformation frequency of Acinetobacter baylyi BD413. Environ, Biossafety Res.in press.

Simpson, D. J., J. C. Fry, H. J. Rogers and M. J. Day (2007) Transformation of Acinetobacter baylyi in non-sterile soil using recombinant plant nuclear DNA Environ, Biossafety Res.in press

Paul F. Seaman & Martin J. Day (2007) Isolation and characterization of a bacteriophage with an unusually large genome from the Great Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma, USA. FEMS MicrobiolEcol60:1–13

Seaman, P. F., D. Ochs and M. J. Day. (2007) Small colony variants: a novel mechanism for triclosan resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 59:43-50

R.V. Miller and M.J. Day (2007) Contribution of Lysogeny, Pseudolysogeny, and Starvation to Phage Ecology. CHAPTER 5 Bacteriophage Ecology .  Ed. S. Abedon Cambridge University Press

M.J. Day and R.V. Miller (2007) Phage Ecology of Terrestrial Environments. CHAPTER 11 Bacteriophage Ecology .  Ed. S. Abedon Cambridge University Press

Murray , T.Z., Seaman, P.F., Day, M.J. and Miller R.V. (2006). Halomonas spp. bacteriophages from the Great Salt Plains Microbial Observatory. In American Society of Microbiology 106th General Meeting. American Society of Microbiology, Orlando, Fl, USA.

S. Haines, P. Akhtar, E. R. Stephens, K. Jones, C. M. Thomas, C. D. Perkins, J. R. Williams, M. J. Day and J. C. Fry (2006). Plasmids from freshwater environments capable of IncQ retrotransfer are diverse and include pQKH54, a new IncP-1 subgroup archetype. Microbiology152: 2689-2701

P. F. Seaman, D. Ochs and M. J. Day (2005) Triclosan resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus expressed as small colony variants: a novel mode of evasion of susceptibility to antiseptics. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. doi:10.1093/jac/dkm118

Miller, R.V. & Day, M.J. (2004) Can we understand bacterial phylogeny and does it make any difference anyway? In Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange. Eds: R. V. Miller & M. J. Day. ASM Press, USA.

Miller, R.V. & Day, M.J. (2004) Generating intracellular processes. In Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange. Eds: R. V. Miller & M. J. Day. ASM Press, USA.

Day, M.J. (2004) Transformation. In Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange. Eds: R. V. Miller & M. J. Day. ASM Press, USA.

Miller, R.V. & Day, M.J. (2004) Horizontal gene transfer and the real world. In Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange. Eds: R. V. Miller & M. J. Day. ASM Press, USA.

Miller, R.V. & Day, M.J. (2004) Why are genes lost? why do genes persist? In Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange. Eds: R. V. Miller & M. J. Day. ASM Press, USA.

Day, M.J. (2004) Bacteriophage and Bacteriocins. Systematic Bacteriology, In Topley and Wilson’s Microbiology and Microbial Infections, Tenth edition.

Day, M.J. (2004) Bacterial sensitivity to bacteriophage in the aquatic environment. Science Progress87 179-192

K. E. Ashelford, M. J. Day, and J. C. Fry (2003) Elevated abundance of bacteriophage infecting bacteria in soil Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 69: 285-289.

Population dynamics and gene transfer in genetically modified bacteria in a model microcosm. (2003) Lilley, A. K., M.J. Bailey, M. Barr, K Kilshaw, T.M. Timms-Wilson, Day, M. J., S. Norris, H. Jones & H.C.J. Godfray. Molecular Ecology12:3097-3107

Ashelford, K.E., Fry, J.C., Bailey, M.J. & Day, M.J. (2002). Characterisation of Serratia isolates from soil, ecological implications and transfer of Serratia proteamaculans subsp. quinovora, to Serratia quinivorans corrig., sp.nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 2281-2289.

Day, MJ . (2002) Transformation in aquatic environments. p63-80, In Horizontal gene transfer. Edition 2. Eds. Syvanen, M. & Kado, C.I. Academic Press, London. ISBN 0-12-680126-6

Ashelford, K.E., Norris, S.J., Fry, J.C., Bailey, M.J., & Day, M.J.(2000) Seasonal population dynamics and interactions of competing bacteriophages and their host in rhizosphere soil. Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

Ashelford, K.E., Fry, F.C., Bailey, M.J., & Day, M.J.(2000) The taxonomic and ecological implications of the characterisation of Serratia isolates from soils. Submitted to International Journal of Systematic bacteriology.

Fry, J.C., Newberry, C.J. & Day, M.J.(2000) Natural transformation in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus in soil and water. Acinetobacter 2000

Ashelford, K.E., Norris, S.J., Fry, J.C., Bailey, M.J., & Day, M.J. (2000) Seasonal population dynamics and interactions of competing bacteriophages and their host in rhizosphere soil. Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

Ashelford, K.E., Fry, F.C., Bailey, M.J., & Day, M.J. (2000) The taxonomic and ecological implications of the characterisation of Serratia isolates from soils. Submitted to International Journal of Systematic bacteriology.

Fry, J.C., Newberry, C.J. & Day, M.J. (2000) Natural transformation in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus in soil and water. Acinetobacter 2000

K.E. Ashelford, M.J. Day, M.J. Bailey, A.K. Lilley & J.C. Fry. (1999) Population dynamics of bacteriophages infecting Serratia and Pseudomonas sp. associated with sugar beet. Proceedings of the eighth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-8) Bell, CR, Brylinsky, M & Johnson-Green, P (ed) p

Edghill, LA., Russell, A.D., M.J. Day, and Furr, J.R. (1999) Rapid evaluation of biocidal activity using a transposon-encoded catechol 2,3-dioxygenase from Pseudomonas putida. Journal of Applied Microbiology 87: 91-98

Thomas, D.G., Wilson, J.M., Day, M.J. and Russell, A.D. (1999) Mupirocin resistance in staphylococci: development and transfer of isoleucine-tRNA synthetase-mediated resistance in vitro. Journal of Applied Microbiology 86: 715-722

Thomas, D.G., Hann, A.C., M.J. Day, Wilson, J.M., and Russell, A.D. (1999) Structural changes induced by mupirocin in Staphylococcus aureus cells. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 13:9-14

Ashelford, K.E., M.J. Day, M.J. Bailey, A.K. Lilley & J.C. Fry (1999) In situ population-dynamics of bacterial viruses in a terrestrial environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65(1): 169-174.

K.E. Ashelford, J.C. Fry, M. Bailey, A. Jeffries, & M.J. Day. 1999. Characterisation of six bacteriophages of Serratia liquefaciens CP6 isolated from the sugar beet phytosphere. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65(5): 1959-1965

Day, MJ. (1998) Transformation in aquatic environments. p144-167, In Fallen Leaf Lake Conference on ‘Horizontal gene transfer’. Eds. Kado, C.I. & Syvanen, M. Chapman and Hall, London.

Ashelford, K. E., Day, M. J., Bailey, M. J., Lilley, A. K., & Fry, J. C. (1998) Gene transfer potential, and other characteristics, of bacteriophages from a terrestrial environment. Eighth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-8), Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Day, M.J. (1997) Bacteriophage and Bacteriocins. Systematic Bacteriology, Chapter 8, vol 2 p. In Topley and Wilson’s Microbiology and Microbial Infections, Ninth edition. Eds. Balows, A & Duerden, B.I. Arnold

Ashelford, K.E., Fry, J.C., Day, M.J., Hill, K.E., Learner, M.A. Marchesi, J.R., Perkins, C.D., & Weightman A.J. (1997) Using microcosms to study gene transfer in aquatic habitats. .MiniReview, FEMS Microbiology Ecology 23: 81-94.

Russell, A.D. & Day, M.J.,.(1996) Antibiotic and biocides resistance in bacteria. Microbios. 85:45-65

Lilley, A.K., Bailey, M.J., Day, M.J. & Fry, J.C.(1996) Diversity of mercury resistance plasmids obtained by exogenous isolation from the bacteria of sugar beet rhizosphere in three successive seasons. FEMs Microbiology Ecology. 20:211-227

Williams, H.G., Day, M. & J., Fry, J. C. (1996) Use of EDTA to prevent spontaneous cell-to-cell transormation provides a more accurate estimation of gene transfer frequencies. Biotechnology Techniques 10:941-946

Aqurashi, A.M., Day, M.J. & Russell, A.D. (1996) Susceptability of some strains of enterococci and streptococci to antibiotics and biocides. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 38:745 0305-7453

Day, M.J. & Marchesi, J.R. (1996) Gene Transfer by Transduction. In Molecular Microbial Ecology Manual. Eds Ackermans, ADL, Van Elsas, JD & Bruijn, FJ. Kluwer Academic Publishers ISBN 0-7923-3411-6

Lilley, A.K., Fry, J.C., Bailey, M.J., Day, M.J. &.(1996) Comparison of aerobic heterotrophic taxa from four domains of mature sugar beet roots (Beta vulgaris). FEMs Microbiology Ecology. 21:231-242

Maillard, J-Y., Beggs, T.S., Day, M.J., Hudson, R.A. & Russell, A.D. (1996) The use of an automated assay to assess phage survival after biocidal treatment. J Appl Bact 80:605-610

Williams, H.G., Day, M.J., Fry, J.C. & Stewart, G.H. (1996) Natural transformation in river epilithon. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62:2994 -98

Lilley, A.K., Bailey, M.J., Day, M.J. & Fry, J.C.(1996) Diversity of mercury resistance plasmids obtained by exogenous isolation from the bacteria of sugar beet in three successive years. FEMs Microbiology Ecology. 20:211-227 0168-6496/96