Research & Publications – Antimicrobial

Wilson M, Pratten J. Sensitisation of Staphylococcus aureus to killing by low-power laser light. J Antimicrob Chemother 1994; 33: 619-624

Wilson M, Pratten J Lethal photosensitisation of Staphylococcus aureus..Microbios 1994; 78: 163-168

Wilson M, Yianni C. Killing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by low-power laser light. J Med Microbiol 1995; 42: 62-66

Wilson M, Pratten J. Lethal photosensitization of Staphylococcus aureus in vitro: effect of growth phase, serum and pre-irradiation time. Las Surg Med 1995; 16: 272-276

Millson CE, Wilson M, MacRobert AJ, Thurrell W, Mlkvy P, Davies C, Bown SG. Lethal photosensitisation of Helicobacter species. J Proc SPIE 1995; 2325: 174-180

Millson CE, Wilson M, MacRobert AJ, Bown SG. Ex vivo treatment of gastric Helicobacter infection by photodynamic therapy. J Photochem Photobiol 1996; 32: 59-65

Millson CE, Wilson M, MacRobert AJ, Bedwell J, Bown SG. The killing of Helicobacter pylori by low-power laser light in the presence of a photosensitiser. J Med Microbiol 1996; 44: 245-252

Griffiths MA, Wren BW, Wilson M. Killing of methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus in vitro using aluminium disulphonated phthalocyanine, a light-activated antimicrobial agent J Antimicrob Chemother 1997; 40: 873-876

Embleton ML, Nair SP, Cookson BD, Wilson M Selective lethal photosensitization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using an IgG–tin (IV) chlorin e6 conjugate J Antimicrob Chemother  2002; 50: 857-864

Embleton ML, Nair SP, Cookson BD, Wilson M. Antibody-directed photodynamic therapy of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Microbial Drug Resistance 2004: 10: 92-7

Embleton ML, Nair SP, Heywood W, Menon DC, Cookson BD, Wilson M.Development of a novel targeting system for lethal photosensitization of antibiotic-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2005;49:3690-6.

Gil-Tomás J, Tubby S,  Parkin I, Narband N, Dekker L, Nair S, Wilson M, Street C.  Lethal photosensitisation of Staphylococcus aureus using a toluidine blue O–tiopronin–gold nanoparticle conjugate. J. Mater. Chem. 2007; 17: 3739-46

Narband N, Mubarak M, Ready D, Parkin IP, Nair SP, Green MA, Beeby A, Wilson M. Quantum dots as enhancers of the efficacy of bacterial lethal photosensitization Nanotechnology  2008; 19; 445102

Perni S, Piccirillo C, Pratten J, Prokopovich P, Chrzanowski W, Parkin IP,Wilson M.The antimicrobial properties of light-activated polymers containing methylene blue and gold nanoparticles. Biomaterials 2009: 30; 89-93

Narband N, Tubby S, Parkin I, Gil-Tomas J, Ready D, Nair SP, Wilson M.Gold nanoparticles enhance the toluidine blue-induced lethal photosensitisationof Staphylococcus aureus  Current Nanoscience 2008; 4; 409-414

Zolfaghari PS, Packer S, Singer M, Nair SP, Bennett J, Street C, Wilson M In vivo killing of Staphylococcus aureus using a light-activated antimicrobial agentBMC Microbiology 2009;

Piccirillo C, Perni S, Gil-Thomas J, Prokopovich P, Wilson M, Pratten J, Parkin IP.Antimicrobial activity of methylene blue and toluidine blue O covalently bound to modified silicone polymer surface J. Mater. Chem. 2009; 19; 6167-71

 Perni S, Prokopovich P, Piccirillo C, Pratten J, Parkin IP, Wilson M.Toluidine blue-containing polymers exhibit potent bactericidal activity when irradiated with red laser light J Mater Chem 2009; 19; 2715-23

Tubby S, Wilson M, Nair SP  Inactivation of staphylococcal virulence factors using a light-activated antimicrobial agent BMC Microbiology 2009; 9: 211

Perni S, Piccirillo C, Kafizas A, Uppal M, Pratten J, Wilson M, Parkin IPAntibacterial activity of light-activated silicone containing methylene blue and gold nanoparticles of different sizes J Clust Sci 2010; 21: 427–438

Perni S, Piccirillo C, Prokopovich P, Pratten J, Parkin IP, Wilson M. Antimicrobial properties of light-activated polyurethane containing indocyanine green. J Biomater Appl. 2011; 25(5): 387-400.

Decraene V, Pratten J, Wilson M.Cellulose acetate containing toluidine blue and rose bengal is an effective antimicrobial coating when exposed to white light.
Appl Environ Microbiol 2006;72:4436-9.

Decraene V, Pratten J, Wilson M Novel light-activated antimicrobial coatings are effective against surface-deposited Staphylococcus aureus Curr Microbiol 2008; 57: 269-73

Dunnill CW, Aiken ZA, Kafizas A, Pratten J, Wilson M, Morgan DJ, Parkin IP White light induced photocatalytic activity of sulfur-doped TiO2 thin films and their potential for antibacterial applicationJ. Mater. Chem. 2009; 19; 8747–8754

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