Publications

Gifford, B., Tucci, J., McIlroy, S.J. and Petrovski, S. (2014). Isolation and characterization of two plasmids in a clinical Acinetobacter nosocomialis strain. BMC Res Notes7, 732.

Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J. and Tillett, D. (2014). Genome sequence of the Nocardia bacteriophage NBR1. Arch Virol 159, 167-173.

Belz, T., Ihmaid, S., Al-Rawi, J. and Petrovski, S. (2013). Synthesis characterization and antibacterial, antifungal activity of N-(benzyl carbamoyl or carbamothioyl)-2-hydroxy substituted benzamide and 2-benzyl amino-substituted benzoxazines. Int J Medicinal Chem In press DOI: org/10.1155/2-13/436397.

Ross, E.M., Petrovski, S., Moate, P.J. and Hayes.B.J. (2013). Metagenomics of rumen bacteriophage from thirteen lactating dairy cattle. BMC Microbiol13, 242.

Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J. and Tillett, D. (2013). Genome sequence and characterization of Rhodococcus equi phage REQ1. Virus Genes 46, 588-590.

Kristiansen, R., Hguyen, H.T.T., Saunders, A.M., Nielsen, J.L., Wimmer, R., Le, V.Q., McIlroy, S.J., Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J., Calteau, A., Nielsen, K.L. and Nielsen, P. (2013). A metabolic model for members of the Genus Tetrasphaera involved in enhanced biological phosphorus removal. ISME J 7, 543-554.

Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J., & Tillett, D. (2013). Characterization and whole genome sequences of the Rhodococcus bacteriophage RGL3 and RER2. Arch Virol 158, 601-609.

Petrovski, S., Tillett, D., & Seviour, R.J. (2012). Isolation and complete genome sequence of a bacteriophage lysing Tetrasphaera jenkinsii, a filamentous bacteria responsible for bulking in activated sludge. Virus Genes 45, 380-388.

Petrovski, S., & Tillett, D. (2012). Back to the kitchen: Food-grade agar is a low cost alternative to bacteriological agar. Analytical Biochem 429, 140-141.

Petrovski, S., Tillett, D., & Seviour, R.J. (2012). Genome sequences and characterization of the related Gordonia phages GTE5 and GRU1 and their use as potential biocontrol agents. Appl Environ Microbiol 78, 42-47.

Petrovski, S., Dyson, Z.A., Seviour, R.J., & Tillett, D. (2012). Small but sufficient: the Rhodococcus phage RRH1 has the smallest known Siphoviridae genome at 14.2 kilobases. J Virol 86, 358-363.

Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J., & Tillett, D. (2011). Prevention of Gordonia and Nocardia stabilized foam formation by using bacteriophage GTE7. Appl Environ Microbiol 77, 7864-7867.

Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J., & Tillett, R. (2011) Genome characterization of the polyvalent lytic bacteriophage GTE2 with the potential for biocontrol of Gordonia, Rhodococcus and Nocardia stabilized foams in activated sludge. Appl Environ Microbiol 77, 3923-3929.

Petrovski, S., & Stanisich, V. A. (2011) Embedded elements in the IncPb plasmids R772 and R906 can be mobilized and can serve as a source of novel elements. Microbiology 157, 1714-1725.

Petrovski, S., Seviour. R.J., & Tillett, D. (2011). Genome sequence and characterization of the Tsukamurella phage TPA2. Appl Environ Microbiol 77, 1389-1398.

Petrovski, S., Dyson, Z.A., Quill, E.S., McIlroy, S.J., Tillett, D., & Seviour, R.J. (2011). An examination of the mechanism for stable foam formation in activated sludge systems. Water Res 45, 2146-2154.

Petrovski, S., Blackmore, D., Jackson, K. & Stanisich, V. A. (2011) Mercury(II)-resistance transposons Tn502 and Tn512, from clinical sources, are novel members of the Tn5053/Tn402 family of transposable elements. Plasmid 65, 58-64.

McIlroy, S., Tillett, D. Petrovski, S., & Seviour, R. (2011). Non-target sites with single nucleotide insertions or deletions are frequently found in 16S rRNA sequences and can lead to false positives in fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Environ Microbiol 13, 33-47.

Speirs, L.B., McIlroy, S.J., Petrovski, S., & Seviour, R. (2011) The activated sludge bulking filament Eikelboom morphotype 0914 is a member of the Cholorflexi. Environ Microbiol Rep 3, 159-165.

Petrovski, S. & Stanisich, V. A. (2010) Tn502 and Tn512 are res site hunters that provide evidence of resolvase-independent transposition to random sites. J Bacteriol 192, 1865-1874.

Schroeder, S., Petrovski, S., Campbell, B., McIlroy, S. & Seviour, R. (2009) Phylogeny and in situ identification of a novel gammaproteobacterium in activated sludge. FEMS Microbiol Lett 297, 157-163.