MA Rahman, F Kaiser, S Jamshidi, M Freitas Monteiro, KM Rahman, P Mullany and AP Roberts (2020). Integron Gene Cassettes Harboring Novel Variants of D-Alanine-D-Alanine Ligase Confer High-level Resistance to D-Cycloserine. Scientific Reports. 10(1):20709. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-77377-4
M Johansson; V Bortolaia; S Tansirichaiya, F Aarestrup, AP Roberts, T Petersen, (2020) Detection of Mobile Genetic Elements associated with antibiotic resistance in Salmonella enterica using a newly developed web-tool: MobileElementFinder. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkaa390
ATM Hubbard, J Mason, P Roberts, C Parry, C Corless, J Aartsen, A Howard, I Bulgasim, A Fraser, E Adams, AP Roberts, and T Edwards. (2020) Piperacillin/tazobactam resistance in a clinical isolate of Escherichia coli due to IS26-mediated amplification of blaTEM-1B. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-18668-2
MSM Brouwer, RN Goodman, A Kant, D Mevius, E Newire, AP Roberts, KT Veldman, (2020) Mobile colistin resistance gene mcr-1 is detected on an IncI1 plasmid in E. coli from meat. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance DOI: 10.1016/j.jgar.2020.08.018
C Kirchhelle, P Atkinson, A Broom, K Chuengsatiansup, JP Ferreira, N Fortané, I Frost, C Gradmann, S Hinchliffe, SJ Hoffman, J Lezaun, S Nayiga, K Outterson, SH Podolsky, S Raymond, AP Roberts, SR van Katwyk, AC Singer, AD So, L Sringernyuang, E Tayler, CIR Chandler (2020) SETting the Standard – multidisciplinary hallmarks for Structural, Equitable, and Tracked antibiotic policy. BMJ Global Health 5:e003091. DOI; 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003091
Singer AC, Kirchhelle C, Roberts AP (2020) (Inter)nationalising the antibiotic research and development pipeline. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 20(2):PE54-E62 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30552-3
S Tansirichaiya, S Moyo, M Al-Haroni, AP Roberts (2020) Capture of a Novel, Antibiotic Resistance Encoding, Mobile Genetic Element from Escherichia coli Using a New Entrapment Vector. Journal of Applied Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14837
SJ Moyo, J Manyahi, B Blomberg, MG Tellevik, NS Masoud, S Aboud, K Manji, AP Roberts, K Hanevik, K Mørch, N Langeland. (2020) Bacteraemia, malaria and case fatality among children hospitalised with severe blood stream infection in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Frontiers in Microbiology https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.02118.
J Botelho, J Mourão, AP Roberts, L Peixe (2020) Comprehensive genome data analysis establishes a triple whammy of carbapenemases, ICEs and multiple clinically-relevant bacteria. Microbial Genomics https://doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000424
E Newire, A Aydin, S Juma, VI Enne, AP Roberts (2020) Identification of a Type IV-A CRISPR-Cas system located exclusively on IncHI1B/ IncFIB plasmids in Enterobacteriaceae. Frontiers in Microbiology https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01937
ATM Hubbard, I Bulgasim, AP Roberts (2020) A novel hemA mutation is responsible for small colony variant phenotype in Escherichia coli. Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.000962
E Nikolaou, ATM Hubbard, J Botelho, TAM Marschall, DM Ferreira AP Roberts. (2020) Antibiotic resistance is associated with ICEs and genomic islands in naturally circulating Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from adults in Liverpool, UK. Genes, 11, 625; https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11060625.
LJ Reynolds, MF Anjum, AP Roberts (2020) Detection of a novel, and likely ancestral, Tn916-like element from a human saliva metagenomic library. Genes. 11, 548; doi:10.3390/genes11050548.
A Hughes-Games, AP Roberts, SA Davis, DJ Hill (2020) Identification of integrative and conjugative elements in pathogenic and commensal Neisseriaceae spp. via genomic distributions of DNA uptake sequence dialects. Microbial Genomics. doi:10.1099/mgen.0.000372.
P Yu, J-N Yang, J-W Yan, Z Meng, WD Hong, AP Roberts, SA Ward, L Zhang, S Li. (2020) A novel fluorescent probe for the detection of AmpC beta-lactamase and the application in screening beta-lactamase inhibitors. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2020.118257.
S Feng, Y Liu, W Liang, MAEGE Ahmed, Z Zhao, C Shen, AP Roberts, L Liang, L Liao, Z Zhong, Z Guo, Y Yang, X Wen, H Chen, G Tian (2020) Involvement of transcription elongation factor GreA in Mycobacterium tuberculosis viability, antibiotic susceptibility, and intracellular fitness. Frontiers in Microbiology doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00413.
ATM Hubbard, E Newire, J Botelho, J Reiné, E Wright, EA Murphy, W Hutton, AP Roberts (2020) Isolation of an antimicrobial-resistant, biofilm-forming, Klebsiella grimontii isolate from a reusable water bottle. Microbiology Open doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.1023
N Almebairik, R Zamudio, C Ironside, JD Ralph, AP Roberts, IM Gould, JA Morrissey, K Hijazi MR Oggioni (2020) Genomic stability of composite SCCmec COMER-like and ACME genetic elements in Staphylococcus epidermidis correlates with rate of excision. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00166