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Research Outputs 1990 2019

Abstract

Building a platform technology for the self-assembly of functional upconversion nanoparticles

Care, A., Sunna, A. & Packer, N., 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Novel approaches to odour control

Sunna, A., Ferrari, B. C. & Bergquist, P., 2008, p. 126-126. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Rapid and simple functionalisation of inorganic materials using a peptide linker

Care, A. S., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Water activity, pre-wetting and survival of Pseudomonas sp. ADP immobilized onto zeolite

Stelting, S. A., Sunna, A. & Bunt, C. R., 2013, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Zeolites
Pseudomonas
Adenosine Diphosphate
Water
Gels
Article

A comprehensive assessment of the biosynthetic pathways of ascorbate, alpha-tocopherol and free amino acids in Euglena gracilis var. saccharophila

Hasan, M. T., Sun, A., Mirzaei, M., Te'o, J., Hobba, G., Sunna, A. & Nevalainen, H., Nov 2017, In : Algal Research. 27, p. 140-151 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
free amino acids
alpha-tocopherol
biochemical pathways
proteomics

A gene encoding a novel extremely thermostable 1,4-β-xylanase isolated directly from an environmental DNA sample

Sunna, A. & Bergquist, P. L., 2003, In : Extremophiles. 7, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases
Ribosomal DNA
Glycoside Hydrolases
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Sequence Analysis

A gene encoding a novel multidomain β-1,4-mannanase from Caldibacillus cellulovorans and action of the recombinant enzyme on kraft pulp

Sunna, A., Gibbs, M. D., Chin, C. W. J., Nelson, P. J. & Bergquist, P. L., Feb 2000, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 66, 2, p. 664-670 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Caldibacillus cellulovorans
beta-mannosidase
kraft pulp
Cellulose
cellulose

Alicyclobacillus hesperidum sp. nov. and a related genomic species from solfataric soils of Sao Miguel in the Azores

Albuquerque, L., Rainey, F. A., Chung, A. P., Sunna, A., Nobre, M. F., Grote, R., Antranikian, G. & Da Costa, M. S., Mar 2000, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 50, 2, p. 451-457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Alicyclobacillus hesperidum
Alicyclobacillus
Azores
genomics
Soil

A linker peptide with high affinity towards silica-containing materials

Sunna, A., Chi, F. & Bergquist, P. L., 25 Jun 2013, In : New Biotechnology. 30, 5, p. 485-492 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
Silicon Dioxide
Peptides
Silica
Proteins

An innovative approach to bioremediation of mercury contaminated soils from industrial mining operations

McCarthy, D., Edwards, G. C., Gustin, M. S., Care, A., Miller, M. B. & Sunna, A., Oct 2017, In : Chemosphere. 184, p. 694-699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Mercury
bioremediation
Soil

A novel thermostable multidomain 1,4-β-xylanase from 'Caldibacillus cellulovorans' and effect of its xylan-binding domain on enzyme activity

Sunna, A., Gibbs, M. D. & Bergquist, P. L., 2000, In : Microbiology. 146, 11, p. 2947-2955 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases
Xylans
Catalytic Domain
Enzymes
Cellulose

A novel universal detection agent for time-gated luminescence bioimaging

Sayyadi, N., Care, A., Connally, R. E., Try, A. C., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 10 Jun 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, p. 1-9 9 p., 27564.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Luminescence
Lanthanoid Series Elements
Lysine
Ligands
Antibody Affinity

A portable nucleic acid detection system using natural convection combined with a smartphone

Rajendran, V. K., Bakthavathsalam, P., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 134, p. 68-75 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Convection
Smartphones
Nucleic acids
Natural convection
Nucleic Acids

Application of an ELISA-type screen printed electrode-based potentiometric assay to the detection of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts

Laczka, O., Skillman, L., Ditcham, W. G., Hamdorf, B., Wong, D. K. Y., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 95, 2, p. 182-185 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cryptosporidium parvum
Oocysts
Electrodes
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Cryptosporidium

A yeast intron as a translational terminator in a plasmid shuttle vector

Gibbs, M. D., Reeves, R. A., Sunna, A. & Bergquist, P. L., Mar 2004, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 4, 6, p. 573-577 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Genetic Vectors
Introns
Plasmids
Yeasts
Escherichia coli

Biochemical characterization of a recombinant thermoalkalophilic lipase and assessment of its substrate enantioselectivity

Sunna, A., Hunter, L., Hutton, C. A. & Bergquist, P. L., 2 Sep 2002, In : Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 31, 4, p. 472-476 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Enantioselectivity
Lipases
Lipase
Substrates
Esters

Biodegradation of polymers at temperatures up to 130ºC

Antranikian, G., Rudiger, A., Canganella, F., Klingeberg, M. & Sunna, A., 1995, In : Journal of Macromolecular Science - Pure and Applied Chemistry. A32, 4, p. 661-669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biofunctionalization of silica-coated magnetic particles mediated by a peptide

Care, A., Chi, F., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 16, 8, p. 1-9 9 p., 2543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

G Protein
Silica
Peptides
Silicon Dioxide
peptides

Cell-free enzymatic conversion of spent coffee grounds into the platform chemical lactic acid

Kopp, D., Willows, R. D. & Sunna, A., Dec 2019, In : Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 7, p. 1-13 13 p., 389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Coffee
Lactic acid
Mannose
Lactic Acid
Enzymes

Characterisation of the first archaeal mannonate dehydratase from Thermoplasma acidophilum and its potential role in the catabolism of D-Mannose

Kopp, D., Willows, R. & Sunna, A., Mar 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 3, p. 1-14 14 p., 234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
catabolism
Mannose
genes
xylose
Xylose

Characterization of the xylanases from the new isolated thermophilic xylan-degrading Bacillus thermoleovorans strain K-3d and Bacillus flavothermus strain LB3A

Sunna, A., Prowe, S. G., Stoffregen, T. & Antranikian, G., 1997, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 148, 2, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Xylans
Bacillus
Hydrolysis
Hot Springs
Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases

Characterization of the xylanolytic enzyme system of the extreme thermophilic anaerobic bacteria Thermotoga maritima, T. neapolitana, and T. thermarum

Sunna, A., Puls, J. & Antranikian, G., Nov 1997, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Physiology. 118, 3, p. 453-461 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thermotoga maritima
Anaerobic Bacteria
Xylans
Enzymes
Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases

Comparative proteomics investigation of central carbon metabolism in Euglena gracilis grown under predominantly phototrophic, mixotrophic and heterotrophic cultivations

Hasan, M. T., Sun, A., Khatiwada, B., McQuade, L., Mirzaei, M., Te'o, J., Hobba, G., Sunna, A. & Nevalainen, H., Nov 2019, In : Algal Research. 43, 11 p., 101638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
proteomics
metabolism
carbon
enzymes

Developing protein-based nanoparticles as versatile delivery systems for cancer therapy and imaging

Sandra, F., Khaliq, N. U., Sunna, A. & Care, A., Sep 2019, In : Nanomaterials. 9, 9, p. 1-25 25 p., 1329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Nanoparticles
Proteins
Imaging techniques
Medical nanotechnology

Development of screening strategies for the identification of paramylon-degrading enzymes

Gissibl, A., Care, A., Sun, Y., Hobba, G., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 46, 6, p. 769-781 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Screening
Enzymes
Euglena gracilis
Assays
Escherichia coli

Effect of Trichoderma reesei proteinases on the affinity of an inorganic-binding peptide

Care, A., Nevalainen, H., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 173, 8, p. 2225-2240 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
Trichoderma
Peptides
Peptide Hydrolases
Derivatives

Efficient capture of pathogens with a zeolite matrix

Sunna, A., Chi, F. & Bergquist, P. L., Jul 2013, In : Parasitology Research. 112, 7, p. 2441-2452 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
antibodies
pathogens
Cryptosporidium
Water

Experimental and theoretical tools to elucidate the binding mechanisms of solid-binding peptides

Bansal, R., Care, A., Lord, M. S., Walsh, T. R. & Sunna, A., 25 Sep 2019, In : New Biotechnology. 52, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peptides
Nanobiotechnology
Biomolecules
Substrates

Facile assembly of functional upconversion nanoparticles for targeted cancer imaging and photodynamic therapy

Liang, L., Care, A., Zhang, R., Lu, Y., Packer, N. H., Sunna, A., Qian, Y. & Zvyagin, A. V., 18 May 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 19, p. 11945-11953 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photodynamic therapy
Nanoparticles
Proteins
Imaging techniques
Silicon Dioxide

Facile production and rapid purification of functional recombinant Qβ replicase heterotetramer complex

Gunasekaran, K., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., Jan 2013, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 169, 2, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peptide Elongation Factor Tu
DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases
Operon
Purification
Enzymes

Functionalized upconversion nanoparticles for targeted labelling of bladder cancer cells

Polikarpov, D., Liang, L., Care, A., Sunna, A., Campbell, D., Walsh, B., Balalaeva, I., Zvyagin, A., Gillatt, D. & Guryev, E., 2019, In : Biomolecules. 9, 12, p. 1-11 11 p., 820.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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File

Glycosyl hydrolases from hyperthermophiles

Sunna, A., Moracci, M., Rossi, M. & Antranikian, G., 1997, In : Extremophiles. 1, 1, p. 2-13 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Growth and production of xylanolytic enzymes by the extreme thermophilic anaerobic bacterium Thermotoga thermarum

Sunna, A. & Antranikian, G., 1996, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 45, 5, p. 671-676 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases
Xylans
Anaerobic Bacteria
Bacteria
Enzymes

High-resolution crystal structures of Caldicellulosiruptor strain Rt8B.4 carbohydrate-binding module CBM27-1 and its complex with mannohexaose

Roske, Y., Sunna, A., Pfeil, W. & Heinemann, U., 9 Jul 2004, In : Journal of molecular biology. 340, 3, p. 543-554 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Carbohydrates
Calcium
Hot Temperature
beta-Mannosidase
Ions

Identification of Bacillus kaustophilus, Bacillus thermocatenulatus and Bacillus strain HSR as members of Bacillus thermoleovorans

Sunna, A., Tokajian, S., Burghardt, J., Rainey, F., Antranikian, G. & Hashwa, F., 1997, In : Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 20, 2, p. 232-237 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bacillus thermocatenulatus
Bacillus kaustophilus
Bacillus thermoleovorans
Bacillus (bacteria)
Bacillus

Identification of novel β-mannan- and β-glucan-binding modules: Evidence for a superfamily of carbohydrate-binding modules

Sunna, A., Gibbs, M. D. & Bergquist, P. L., 15 Jun 2001, In : Biochemical Journal. 356, 3, p. 791-798 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mannans
beta-Glucans
Carbohydrates
Secondary Protein Structure
Cellulases

Immobilization of Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP: a stable inoculant for the bioremediation of atrazine

Stelting, S., Burns, R. G., Sunna, A., Visnovsky, G. & Bunt, C. R., Aug 2012, In : Applied Clay Science. 64, p. 90-93 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Atrazine
Zeolites
Bioremediation
atrazine
bioremediation

Linker-protein G mediated functionalization of polystyrene-encapsulated upconversion nanoparticles for rapid gene assay using convective PCR

Potluri, P. R., Rajendran, V. K., Tran, C. T., McKenzie, D. R. & Sunna, A., Jun 2019, In : Microchimica Acta. 186, 6, p. 1-9 9 p., 346.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Polystyrenes
Assays
Genes
Nanoparticles
Digoxigenin

Microwave pretreatment of paramylon enhances the enzymatic production of soluble β-1,3-glucans with immunostimulatory activity

Gissibl, A., Care, A., Parker, L. M., Iqbal, S., Hobba, G., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., 15 Sep 2018, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 196, p. 339-347 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Microwaves
Glucan 1,3-beta-Glucosidase
Hydrolysis
Polymerization
Enzymatic hydrolysis

Mixed-mode liquid chromatography for the rapid analysis of biocatalytic glucaric acid reaction pathways

Petroll, K., Care, A., Waterstraat, M., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., 20 Aug 2019, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 1066, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Glucaric Acid
Liquid chromatography
Liquid Chromatography
liquid chromatography
acid

Modular organisation and functional analysis of dissected modular β-mannanase CsMan26 from Caldicellulosiruptor Rt8B.4

Sunna, A., Mar 2010, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86, 1, p. 189-200 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
beta-Mannosidase
Carbohydrates
Polymerization
Mannans
Glycoside Hydrolases

Multifunctional luminescent nanofibres from Eu3+-doped La2O2SO4 with enhanced oxygen storage capability

Yang, M., Shi, H., Ma, L., Gui, Q., Ma, J., Lin, M., Sunna, A., Zhang, W., Dai, L., Qu, J. & Liu, Y., 25 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 695, p. 202-207 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nanofibers
Oxygen
Quantum efficiency
Luminescence
Ions

Nuclear transformation of the versatile microalga Euglena gracilis

Khatiwada, B., Kautto, L., Sunna, A., Sun, A. & Nevalainen, H., Jan 2019, In : Algal Research. 37, p. 178-185 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
biolistics
electroporation
Agrobacterium
DNA

Optical biosensors based on nitrogen-doped graphene functionalized with magnetic nanoparticles

Zhang, W., Chen, C., Yang, D., Dong, G., Jia, S., Zhao, B., Yan, L., Yao, Q., Sunna, A. & Liu, Y., 19 Oct 2016, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 3, 20, p. 1-5 5 p., 1600590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biosensors
Graphene
Glucose
Nanoparticles
Nitrogen

Prospecting for novel lipase genes using PCR

Bell, P. J. L., Sunna, A., Gibbs, M. D., Curach, N. C., Nevalainen, H. & Bergquist, P. L., Aug 2002, In : Microbiology. 148, 8, p. 2283-2291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lipase
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Genes
DNA
Hydrolases

Pseudomonas aeruginosa inhibits the growth of Scedosporium aurantiacum, an opportunistic fungal pathogen isolated from the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

Kaur, J., Pethani, B. P., Kumar, S., Kim, M., Sunna, A., Kautto, L., Penesyan, A., Paulsen, I. T. & Nevalainen, H., 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, p. 1-13 13 p., 866.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Scedosporium
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Growth

Purification and characterization of two thermostable endo-1,4-β-D-xylanases from Thermotoga thermarum

Sunna, A., Puls, J. & Antranikian, G., 1996, In : Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry. 24, 2, p. 177-185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Endo-1,4-beta Xylanases
Purification
Enzymes
Proteins
Cellulose

Sequencing and expression of a β-mannanase gene from the extreme thermophile Dictyoglomus thermophilum Rt46B.1, and characteristics of the recombinant enzyme

Gibbs, M. D., Reeves, R. A., Sunna, A. & Bergquist, P. L., Dec 1999, In : Current Microbiology. 39, 6, p. 351-357 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

beta-Mannosidase
Enzymes
Genes
Hydrolases
Mannose

Smartphone detection of antibiotic resistance using convective PCR and a lateral flow assay

Rajendran, V. K., Bakthavathsalam, P., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 298, p. 1-10 10 p., 126849.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

antibiotics
Smartphones
Nucleic acids
nucleic acids
Antibiotics

Solid-binding peptides for immobilisation of thermostable enzymes to hydrolyse biomass polysaccharides

Care, A., Petroll, K., Gibson, E. S. Y., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2 Feb 2017, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Polysaccharides
polysaccharide
Immobilization
peptide
Biomass