Selected Publications

A. Recent research publications: (PubMed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Kropinski+A)

 

1: Abbasifar R, Griffiths MW, Sabour PM, Ackermann HW, Vandersteegen K, Lavigne R, Noben JP, Alanis Villa A, Abbasifar A, Nash JH, Kropinski AM. Supersize me: Cronobacter sakazakii phage GAP32. Virology. 2014; 460-461:138-46. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.05.003.
 
2: Niu YD, McAllister TA, Nash JH, Kropinski AM, Stanford K. Four Escherichia coli O157:H7 Phages: A New Bacteriophage Genus and Taxonomic Classification of T1-Like Phages. PLoS One; 9(6):e100426. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100426.
                                             
3: Basra S, Anany H, Brovko L, Kropinski AM, Griffiths MW. Isolation and characterization of a novel bacteriophage against Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Arch Virol. 2014; doi: 10.1007/s00705-014-2122-3
 
4: Rehman MA, Ziebell K, Nash JH, Kropinski AM, Zong Z, Nafziger E, Boerlin P,
Chui L, Devenish J, Bekal S, Graham M, Johnson RP. High-Quality Draft Whole-Genome Sequences of 162 Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Enteritidis Strains Isolated from Diverse Sources in Canada. Genome Announc. 2014; 2(2). pii: e00348-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00348-14.
 
5: Abbasifar R, Kropinski AM, Sabour PM, Chambers JR, Mackinnon J, Malig T,
Griffiths MW. Efficiency of bacteriophage therapy against Cronobacter sakazakii
in Galleria mellonella (greater wax moth) larvae. Arch Virol. 2014. doi: 10.1007/s00705-014-2055-x
 
6: Hargreaves KR, Kropinski AM, Clokie MR. What does the talking?: quorum sensing signalling genes discovered in a bacteriophage genome. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e85131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085131.
 
7: Denyes JM, Krell PJ, Manderville RA, Ackermann HW, She YM, Kropinski AM. The genome and proteome of Serratia bacteriophage η which forms unstable lysogens. Virol J. 2014; 11:6. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-11-6.
 
8: Eller MR, Vidigal PM, Salgado RL, Alves MP, Dias RS, da Silva CC, de Carvalho AF, Kropinski A, De Paula SO. UFV-P2 as a member of the Luz24likevirus genus: a new overview on comparative functional genome analyses of the LUZ24-like phages. BMC Genomics. 2014; 15:7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-7.
 
9: Melo LD, Sillankorva S, Ackermann HW, Kropinski AM, Azeredo J, Cerca N. Isolation and characterization of a new Staphylococcus epidermidis broad-spectrum bacteriophage. J Gen Virol. 2014; 95(Pt 2):506-15. doi: 10.1099/vir. 0.060590-0.
 
10: Gutiérrez D, Adriaenssens EM, Martínez B, Rodríguez A, Lavigne R, Kropinski AM, García P. Three proposed new bacteriophage genera of staphylococcal phages: "3alikevirus", "77likevirus" and "Phietalikevirus". Arch Virol. 2014; 159(2):389-98. doi: 10.1007/s00705-013-1833-1
 
11: Javed MA, Ackermann HW, Azeredo J, Carvalho CM, Connerton I, Evoy S, Hammerl JA, Hertwig S, Lavigne R, Singh A, Szymanski CM, Timms A, Kropinski AM. A suggested classification for two groups of Campylobacter myoviruses. Arch Virol. 2014; 159(1):181-90. doi: 10.1007/s00705-013-1788-2.
 
12: Kęsik-Szeloch A, Drulis-Kawa Z, Weber-Dąbrowska B, Kassner J, Majkowska-Skrobek G, Augustyniak D, Lusiak-Szelachowska M, Zaczek M, Górski A, Kropinski AM. Characterising the biology of novel lytic bacteriophages infecting multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Virol J. 2013; 10:100. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-100.
 
13: Chibeu A, Agius L, Gao A, Sabour PM, Kropinski AM, Balamurugan S. Efficacy of bacteriophage LISTEX™P100 combined with chemical antimicrobials in reducing Listeria monocytogenes in cooked turkey and roast beef. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013; 167(2):208-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.08.018..
 
 
14: Kropinski AM, Waddell T, Meng J, Franklin K, Ackermann HW, Ahmed R, Mazzocco A, Yates J 3rd, Lingohr EJ, Johnson RP. The host-range, genomics and proteomics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteriophage rV5. Virol J. 2013; 10:76. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-76.
 
15: El-Arabi TF, Griffiths MW, She YM, Villegas A, Lingohr EJ, Kropinski AM. Genome sequence and analysis of a broad-host range lytic bacteriophage that infects the Bacillus cereus group. Virol J. 2013; 10:48. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-48.
 
16: Vandersteegen K, Kropinski AM, Nash JH, Noben JP, Hermans K, Lavigne R. Romulus and Remus, two phage isolates representing a distinct clade within the Twortlikevirus genus, display suitable properties for phage therapy applications. J Virol. 2013; 87(6):3237-47. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02763-12.
 

B. Selected book chapters

 

Morena Switt, A., Sulakvelidze, A., Wiedmann, M., Kropinski, A.M., Whishart, D., Poppe, C., Liang, Y. 2014. Salmonella phages and prophages – genomics, taxonomy and applied aspects. In:   Salmonella: Methods and Protocols, 2nd Edition. Schatten H and Eisenstark A (editors). Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey
 
Chibeu A, Lingohr EJ, Masson L, Manges A, Harel J, Ackermann H-W, Kropinski AM and Boerlin P. 2014. Bacteriophages with the Ability to Degrade Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Biofilms. In: Recent Progress in Bacteriophage Research. Hatfull GF (editor). MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland). (Reprinted from Viruses)
 
Christie GE, Allison HA, Kuzio J, McShan M, Waldor MK, Kropinski AM. 2012. Prophage-induced Changes in Cellular Cytochemistry and Virulence. In: Bacteriophages in Health and Disease, Abedon S and Hyman P (editors). Chapter 4. CABI Press, Oxfordshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-84593-984-7
 
Carvalho CM, Santos SB, Kropinski AM and Azeredo J. 2012. Phages as therapeutic tools to control major foodborne pathogens: Campylobacter and Salmonella. In: Bacteriophages. Kurtboke I. (editor). Intech - Open Access Publisher. ISBN 979-953-307-185-4

 

C. Books

 

Clokie, M.J.R. and A.M. Kropinski (editors). 2009. Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols. Volume 1: Isolation, Characterization, and Interactions. Series: Methods in Molecular Biology, volume No.: 501 Springer, U.S.A. Print ISBN: 978-1-58829-682-5
 
Clokie, M.J.R. and A.M. Kropinski (editors). 2009. Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols. Volume 2 Molecular and Applied Aspects. Series: Methods in Molecular Biology, volume No.: 502. Springer, U.S.A. Print ISBN: 978-1-60327-564-4
 
D. Webpage

 

Online Analysis Tools – internet resources for molecular biologists.(URL: http://molbiol-tools.ca/)