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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology




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Brunt, J., Carter, A. T., Stringer, S. C. & Peck, M. W. Identification of a novel botulinum neurotoxin gene cluster in Enterococcus. FEBS Lett., doi:10.1002/1873-3468.12969 (2018).

Brunt, J., Carter, A. T., Pye, H. V. & Peck, M. W. The orphan germinant receptor protein GerXAO (but not GerX3b) is essential for Clostridium botulinum Group II germination Scientific Reports (2018) doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-25411-x.

Wang, S., Brunt, J., Peck, M. W., Setlow, P. & Li, Y. Q. Analysis of the Germination of Individual Clostridium sporogenes Spores with and without Germinant Receptors and Cortex-Lytic Enzymes. Front Microbiol 8, 2047, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02047 (2017)

Brunt, J., van Vliet, A. H., van den Bos, F., Carter, A. T. & Peck, M. W. Diversity of the Germination Apparatus in Clostridium botulinum Groups I, II, III, and IV. Front Microbiol 7, 1702, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01702 (2016).

Brunt, J., Cross, K. L. & Peck, M. W. Apertures in the Clostridium sporogenes spore coat and exosporium align to facilitate emergence of the vegetative cell. Food Microbiol 51, 45-50, doi:10.1016/ (2015).

Brunt, J. et al. Functional characterisation of germinant receptors in Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium sporogenes presents novel insights into spore germination systems. PLoS Pathog 10, e1004382, doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004382 (2014).

Adam, K. H., Brunt, J., Brightwell, G., Flint, S. H. & Peck, M. W. Spore germination of the psychrotolerant, red meat spoiler, Clostridium frigidicarnis. Lett Appl Microbiol 53, 92-97, doi:10.1111/j.1472-765X.2011.03071.x (2011).

Brunt, J., Webb, M. D. & Peck, M. W. Rapid affinity immunochromatography column-based tests for sensitive detection of Clostridium botulinum neurotoxins and Escherichia coli O157. Appl Environ Microbiol 76, 4143-4150, doi:10.1128/AEM.03059-09 (2010).

Brunt, J. & Austin, B. Probiotics And Disease Control In Aquaculture. Global aquaculture advocate, 2 (2009).

Austin, B. & Brunt, J. The use of probiotics in aquacultue. in Aquaculture Microbiology and Biotechnology Vol. 1  (ed Didier Montet & Ramesh C. Ray) Ch. 7, 185-206 (Science Publishers, USA 2009).

Pieters, N., Brunt, J., Austin, B. & Lyndon, A. R. Efficacy of in-feed probiotics against Aeromonas bestiarum and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis skin infections in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum). J Appl Microbiol 105, 723-732, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2008.03817.x (2008).

Brunt, J., Hansen, R., Jamieson, D. J. & Austin, B. Proteomic analysis of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum) serum after administration of probiotics in diets. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 121, 199-205, doi:10.1016/j.vetimm.2007.09.010 (2008).

Brunt, J. & Austin, B. Probiotics: A viable method of disease control in aquaculture?. Biologist-London 55, 88-93 (2008).

Austin, B. & Brunt, J. in Fish Farm. Int. 1 (2008).

Arijo, S., Brunt, J., Chabrillon, M., Diaz-Rosales, P. & Austin, B. Subcellular components of Vibrio harveyi and probiotics induce immune responses in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), against V. harveyi. J Fish Dis 31, 579-590, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2008.00932. (2008).

Newaj-Fyzul, A., Brunt, J. et al. Bacillus subtilis AB1 controls Aeromonas infection in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum). J Appl Microbiol 103, 1699-1706, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03402. (2007).

Kim, D. H., Brunt, J. & Austin, B. Microbial diversity of intestinal contents and mucus in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J Appl Microbiol 102, 1654-1664, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.03185. (2007).

Brunt, J., Newaj-Fyzul, A. & Austin, B. The development of probiotics for the control of multiple bacterial diseases of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). J Fish Dis 30, 573-579, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2007.00836. (2007).

Brunt, J. & Austin, B. Use of a probiotic to control lactococcosis and streptococcosis in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). J Fish Dis 28, 693-701, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2005.00672. (2005).

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