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Stemberk, V., Jones, R. P. O., Moroz, O., Atkin, K. E., Edwards, A. M., Turkenburg, J. P., Leech, A. P., Massey, R. C. and Potts, J. R., 2014. Evidence for Steric Regulation of Fibrinogen Binding to Staphylococcus aureus Fibronectin-binding Protein A (FnBPA). Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289 (18), pp. 12842-12851.

Laabei, M., Recker, M., Rudkin, J. K., Aldeljawi, M., Gulay, Z., Sloan, T. J., Williams, P., Endres, J. L., Bayles, K. W., Fey, P. D., Yajjala, V. K., Widhelm, T., Hawkins, E., Lewis, K., Parfett, S., Scowen, L., Peacock, S. J., Holden, M., Wilson, D., Read, T. D., Van Den Elsen, J., Priest, N. K., Feil, E. J., Hurst, L. D., Josefsson, E. and Massey, R. C., 2014. Predicting the virulence of MRSA from its genome sequence. Genome Research, 24 (5), pp. 839-849.

Rudkin, J. K., Laabei, M., Edwards, A. M., Joo, H. S., Otto, M., Lennon, K. L., O'Gara, J. P., Waterfield, N. R. and Massey, R. C., 2014. Oxacillin alters the toxin expression profile of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58 (2), pp. 1100-1107.

Laabei, M., Jamieson, W. D., Massey, R. C. and Jenkins, A. T. A., 2014. Staphylococcus aureus Interaction with Phospholipid Vesicles – A New Method to Accurately Determine Accessory Gene Regulator (agr) Activity. PLoS ONE, 9 (1), e87270.


Priest, N. K., Rudkin, J. K., Feil, E. J., Van Den Elsen, J. M. H., Cheung, A., Peacock, S. J., Laabei, M., Lucks, D. A., Recker, M. and Massey, R. C., 2012. From genotype to phenotype: can systems biology be used to predict Staphylococcus aureus virulence? Nature Reviews Microbiology, 10 (11), pp. 791-797.

Edwards, A.M., Bowden, M.G., Brown, E.L., Laabei, M. and Massey, R.C., 2012. Staphylococcus aureus extracellular adherence protein triggers TNFα release, promoting attachment to endothelial cells via protein A. PLoS ONE, 7 (8), e43046.

Pozzi, C., Waters, E. M., Rudkin, J. K., Schaeffer, C. R., Lohan, A. J., Tong, P., Loftus, B. J., Pier, G. B., Fey, P. D., Massey, R. C. and O'Gara, J. P., 2012. Methicillin resistance alters the biofilm phenotype and attenuates virulence in staphylococcus aureus device-associated infections. PLoS Pathogens, 8 (4), e1002626.

Edwards, A. M., Massey, R. C. and Clarke, S. R., 2012. Molecular mechanisms of Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal colonization. Molecular Oral Microbiology, 27 (1), pp. 1-10.

Rudkin, J. K., Edwards, A. M., Bowden, M. G., Brown, E. L., Pozzi, C., Waters, E. M., Chan, W. C., Williams, P., O'Gara, J. P. and Massey, R. C., 2012. Methicillin Resistance Reduces the Virulence of Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Interfering With the agr Quorum Sensing System. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 205 (5), pp. 798-806.


Edwards, A. M. and Massey, R. C., 2011. How does Staphylococcus aureus escape the bloodstream? Trends in Microbiology, 19 (4), pp. 184-190.

Edwards, A. M., Potter, U., Meenan, N. A. G., Potts, J. R. and Massey, R. C., 2011. Staphylococcus aureus keratinocyte invasion is dependent upon multiple high-affinity fibronectin-binding repeats within FnBPA. PLoS ONE, 6 (4), e18899.

Edwards, A. M. and Massey, R. C., 2011. Invasion of human cells by a bacterial pathogen. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 49, e2693.


Edwards, A. M., Potts, J. R., Josefsson, E. and Massey, R. C., 2010. Staphylococcus aureus host cell invasion and virulence in sepsis is facilitated by the multiple repeats within FnBPA. PLoS Pathogens, 6 (6), e1000964.

Collins, J., Rudkin, J., Recker, M., Pozzi, C., O'Gara, J. P. and Massey, R. C., 2010. Offsetting virulence and antibiotic resistance costs by MRSA. ISME Journal, 4 (4), pp. 577-584.


Collins, J., Buckling, A. and Massey, R. C., 2008. Identification of factors contributing to T-cell toxicity of Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46 (6), pp. 2112-2114.

Harrison, F., Paul, J., Massey, R. C. and Buckling, A., 2008. Interspecific competition and siderophore-mediated cooperation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ISME Journal, 2 (1), pp. 49-55.

Scriba, T. J., Sierro, S., Brown, E. L., Phillips, R. E., Sewell, A. K. and Massey, R. C., 2008. The Staphyloccous aureus Eap protein activates expression of proinflammatory cytokines. Infection and Immunity, 76 (5), pp. 2164-2168.


Massey, R. C., Scriba, T. J., Brown, E. L., Phillips, R. E. and Sewell, A. K., 2007. Use of peptide-major histocompatibility complex tetramer technology to study interactions between Staphylococcus aureus proteins and human cells. Infection and Immunity, 75 (12), pp. 5711-5715.

Kemp, M. and Massey, R. C., 2007. The use of insect models to study human pathogens. Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models, 4 (3), pp. 105-110.


Massey, R. C., Horsburgh, M. J., Lina, G., Höök, M. and Recker, M., 2006. The evolution and maintenance of virulence in Staphylococcus aureus: A role for host-to-host transmission? Nature Reviews Microbiology, 4 (12), pp. 953-958.

Buckling, A., Wei, Y., Massey, R. C., Brockhurst, M. A. and Hochberg, M. E., 2006. Antagonistic coevolution with parasites increases the cost of host deleterious mutations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273 (1582), pp. 45-49.

Fleming, V., Feil, E., Sewell, A. K., Day, N., Buckling, A. and Massey, R. C., 2006. Agr interference between clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains in an insect model of virulence. Journal of Bacteriology, 188 (21), pp. 7686-7688.


Buckling, A., Neilson, J., Lindsay, J., Ffrench-Constant, R., Enright, M., Day, N. and Massey, R. C., 2005. Clonal distribution and phase-variable expression of a major histocompatibility complex analogue protein in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 187 (8), pp. 2917-2919.


Massey, R. C., Buckling, A. and Ffrench-Constant, R., 2004. Interference competition and parasite virulence. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 271 (1541), pp. 785-788.


Gal, M., Preston, G. M., Massey, R. C., Spiers, A. J. and Rainey, P. B., 2003. Genes encoding a cellulosic polymer contribute toward the ecological success of Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 on plant surfaces. Molecular Ecology, 12 (11), pp. 3109-3121.

Roche, F. M., Massey, R. C., Peacock, S. J., Day, N. P., Visai, L., Speziale, P., Lam, A., Pallen, M. and Foster, T. J., 2003. Characterization of novel LPXTG-containing proteins of Staphylococcus aureus identified from genome sequences. Microbiology, 149 (3), pp. 643-654.


Massey, R. C. and Buckling, A., 2002. Environmental regulation of mutation rates at specific sites. Trends in Microbiology, 10 (12), pp. 580-584.

O'Brien, L. M., Walsh, E. J., Massey, R. C., Peacock, S. J. and Foster, T. J., 2002. Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor B (ClfB) promotes adherence to human type I cytokeratin 10: implications for nasal colonization. Cellular Microbiology, 4 (11), pp. 759-770.

Massey, R. C. and Peacock, S. J., 2002. Antibiotic-resistant sub-populations of the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus confer population-wide resistance. Current Biology, 12 (20), R686-R687.

Massey, R. C., Dissanayeke, S. R., Cameron, B., Ferguson, D., Foster, T. J. and Peacock, S. J., 2002. Functional blocking of staphylococcus aureus adhesins following growth in ex vivo media. Infection and Immunity, 70 (10), pp. 5339-5345.

de Silva, G. D. I., Kantzanou, M., Justice, A., Massey, R. C., Wilkinson, A. R., Day, N. P. J. and Peacock, S. J., 2002. The ica operon and biofilm production in coagulase-negative staphylococci associated with carriage and disease in a neonatal intensive care unit. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 40 (2), pp. 382-388.


Massey, R. C., Kantzanou, M. N., Fowler, T., Day, N. P. J., Schofield, K., Wann, E. R., Berendt, A. R., Hook, M. and Peacock, S. J., 2001. Fibronectin-binding protein A of Staphylococcus aureus has multiple, substituting, binding regions that mediate adherence to fibronectin and invasion of endothelial cells. Cellular Microbiology, 3 (12), pp. 839-851.

Massey, R. C., Buckling, A. and Peacock, S. J., 2001. Phenotypic switching of antibiotic resistance circumvents permanent costs in Staphylococcus aureus. Current Biology, 11 (22), pp. 1810-1814.


Massey, R. C., Bowe, F., Sheehan, B. J., Dougan, G. and Dorman, C. J., 2000. The virulence plasmid of salmonella typhimurium contains an autoregulated gene, rlgA, that codes for a resolvase-like DNA binding protein. Plasmid, 44 (1), pp. 24-33.


Massey, R. C., Rainey, P. B., Sheehan, B. J., Keane, O. M. and Dorman, C. J., 1999. Environmentally constrained mutation and adaptive evolution in Salmonella. Current Biology, 9 (24), pp. 1477-1481.

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