Publications

Book chapters

  1. Coleman N.V. (2015) Primers for aerobic chlorinated hydrocarbon degraders. In Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols: Methods to Detect Specific Individuals and Groups in Communities. Terry J. McGenity, Kenneth N. Timmis and Balbina Nogales (Eds.). Springer.  https://link.springer.com/protocol/10.1007/8623_2015_91

​Journal articles

  1. Mitchell, S., Bull, M., Muscatello, G., Chapman, B, Coleman, N.V.* (2021) The equine hindgut as a reservoir of mobile genetic elements and antimicrobial resistance genes. Critical Reviews in Microbiology. Impact factor 7.35. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33899656/
  2. Coleman, N.V.*, Rich, D.J., Tang, F.H.M., Vervoort, R.W., Maggi, F. (2020) Biodegradation and abiotic degradation of trifluralin: a commonly used herbicide with a poorly understood environmental fate. Environ.Sci.Technol 54: 10399-10410.  Impact factor 7.86. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32786599/
  3. Bourguignon, T., Kinjo, Y. Villa-Martın, P., Coleman, N.V., Tang, Q., Arab, D.A., Wang, Z., Tokuda, G., Hongoh, Y., Ohkuma, M., Ho, S.Y.W, Pigolotti, S. and Lo, N.* (2020) Increased mutation rate is linked to genome reduction in prokaryotes. Curr. Biol. 30: 3848–3855. Impact factor 9.60. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32763167/
  4. Tang F.H.M., la Cecilia D., Vervoort R.W., Conoley C., Coleman N.V., Maggi F.* (2020) A simple pre-factor for contaminant biodegradation potential and its application to pesticides risk assessment. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 175:108-120. Impact factor 1.41. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378475419302381
  5. Ma Y., McClure D.D., Somerville M.V., Proschogo N.W., Dehghani F., Kavanagh, J.M, Coleman N.V.* (2019) Metabolic engineering of the MEP pathway in Bacillus subtilis for increased biosynthesis of menaquinone-7. ACS Synthetic Biology 8:1620-1630. Impact factor 5.57. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31250633/
  6. Tang F.H.M., Jeffries T.C., Vervoort R.W., Conoley C., Coleman N.V., Maggi F.* (2019). Microcosm experiments and kinetic modeling of glyphosate biodegradation in soils and sediments. Science of the Total Environment 658: 105-115. Impact factor 5.59. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30572210/
  7. la Cecilia D, Tang FHM, Coleman NV, Conoley C, Vervoort W, Maggi F* (2018) Glyphosate dispersion, degradation, and aquifer contamination in vineyards and wheat fields in the Po Valley, Italy. Water Research 46: 37-54. Impact factor 6.9. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30223108/
  8. McCarl, V. Somerville, M.V, Ly, M.A., Henry, R., Liew, E.F., Wilson, N.L., Holmes, A.J., Coleman, N.V. (2018) Heterologous expression of alkene monooxygenases from Mycobacterium in Gram positive and Gram negative bacterial hosts. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Impact factor 3.81. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29802186/
  9. Graziotto, M.E., Akerfeldt, M.C, Gunn, A.P., Yang, K., Somerville, M.V., Coleman, N.V., Roberts, B.R., Hambley, T.W, New, E.J. (2017) The influence of the ethane-1,2-diamine ligand on the activity of a  monofunctional platinum complex. J. Inorg.Biochem. doi: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.07.029  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28789807
  10. Munro J.E, Kimyon Ö, Rich D.J, Koenig J, Tang S, Low A, Lee M, Manefield M, Coleman N.V. (2017) Co-occurrence of genes for aerobic and anaerobic biodegradation of dichloroethane in organochlorine-contaminated groundwater. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fix133   Impact Factor 3.88  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29040474
  11. Waring, C. L., Hankin, S. I., Griffith, D. W. T., Kertesz, M. A., Kobylski, V., Wilson, N. L., Coleman, NV, Kettlewell, G, Zlot, R, Bosse, M, Bell, G. (2017). Seasonal total methane depletion in limestone caves. Nature Scientific Reports, 7(1), 8314. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07769-6. Impact factor 4.26  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28814720
  12. Dingsdag S.A., Nelson S., Coleman N.V. (2016) Bacterial communities associated with apical periodontitis and dental implant failure. Microb. Ecol. in Health and Disease 27:31307. Impact factor 3.80. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27834171
  13. Munro J.E., Liew E.F., Ly M.A., Coleman N.V. (2016) A new catabolic plasmid in Xanthobacter and Starkeya spp. from a 1,2-dichloroethane-contaminated site. Appl Environ Microbiol. 82:5298-5308. Impact factor 3.67. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27342553
  14. Burke, C., Cain, H., Coleman, N.V., Grando, D., Hughes, M., Johanesen, P., Lategan, J., Lloyd, M., Markham, J., Mohideen, M., Waller, K., Wang, J. (2016) Threshold learning outcomes for a microbiology major. Microbiology Australia 38:93-97 http://www.publish.csiro.au/ma/Fulltext/MA16031
  15. Coleman N.V. (2016) The iGEM competition: research-led teaching in microbiology. Microbiology Australia 37:81-83.  http://www.publish.csiro.au/ma/Fulltext/MA16028
  16. Fung H.K., Gadd M.S., Drury T.A., Cheung S., Guss J.M., Coleman N.V., Matthews JM (2015). Biochemical and biophysical characterisation of haloalkane dehalogenases DmrA and DmrB in Mycobacterium strain JS60 and their role in growth on haloalkanes. Mol Microbiol. 97:439-453.   Impact factor 3.76  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25899475
  17. Coleman N.V., Munro , J.E., Rich, D.J., Dingsdag, S. (2014). Wastewater, wheat and table wipes: adventures in culture-independent microbiology. Microbiology Australia. 35: 188-191  http://www.publish.csiro.au/ma/Fulltext/MA14061
  18. Martin K.E., Ozsvar J, Coleman N.V. (2014) SmoXYB1C1Z of Mycobacterium NBB4: an sMMO-like monooxygenase, active on C2-C4 alkanes and alkenes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 80:5801-5806  Impact factor 3.67  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25015887
  19. Liew E.F., Tong D., Coleman N.V., Holmes A.J.  (2014) Mutagenesis of the hydrocarbon monooxygenase indicates a metal centre in subunit-C, and not subunit-B, is essential for copper-containing membrane monooxygenase activity. Microbiology. 160:1267-1277. Impact factor 2.27.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24682027
  20. Coleman, N.V., Richardson-Harris, J, Wilson, N.L, and A.J. Holmes (2014).  Insertion sequence ISPst4 activates pUC plasmid replication in Pseudomonas stutzeri. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 356:242-249. Impact factor 1.89.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24606121
  21. Munro, J.E., Liew, E.F, and N.V. Coleman (2013). Adaptation of a membrane bioreactor to 1,2-dichloroethane revealed by 16S rDNA pyrosequencing and dhlA qPCR. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47(23):13668-76. Impact factor 5.39. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24175727
  22. Cheung S,  McCarl, V., Holmes, A.J., Coleman, N.V., and Rutledge, P.J. (2013) Substrate range and enantioselectivity of epoxidation reactions mediated by the ethene-oxidising Mycobacterium strain NBB4. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.  97:1131-40.  Impact factor 3.38.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22410742
  23. Coleman, N.V., Le, N.B., Ly, M.A., Ogawa, H.E., McCarl, V., Wilson, N.L., and Holmes, A.J (2012) Hydrocarbon monooxygenase in Mycobacterium: recombinant expression of a member of the ammonia monooxygenase superfamily. ISME Journal. 6:171-182. Impact factor 9.33.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21796219
  24. Dingsdag, S. and N.V. Coleman (2012) Bacterial communities on food court tables and cleaning equipment in a shopping mall. Epidem. & Infect.  141:1647-1651. Impact factor 2.52.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22995219
  25. Chow, B., Baume, A., Lok , P., Cao, J., Coleman, N., Ruys, A. and P. Boughton (2012) Development of 3D antibiotic-eluting bioresorbable scaffold with attenuating envelopes. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering 15:55-62.
  26. Crighton, T., R. Hoile, and N.V. Coleman (2012) Comparison of quantitative PCR and culture-based methods for evaluating dispersal of Bacillus thuringiensis endospores at a bioterrorism hoax crime scene. Forensic Science International.  219:88-95. Impact factor 1.95  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22227150
  27. Gestal, A.M., Liew, E.F., and N.V. Coleman (2011) Natural transformation of Pseudomonas stutzeri with synthetic gene cassettes: new tools for integron research and biotechnology. Microbiology. 157:3349-3360.  Impact factor 2.27  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21948046
  28. Ly, M.A., Liew, E.F, Le, N., and N.V. Coleman (2011). Construction and evaluation of pMycoFos, a fosmid shuttle vector for Mycobacterium spp. with inducible gene expression and copy number control. J. Microbiol. Methods  86: 320–326.  Impact factor 1.86  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21689690
  29. Coleman, N. V…27 others…and T.E. Mattes (2011). Genome sequence of the ethene- and vinyl chloride-oxidizing actinomycete Nocardioides sp. strain JS614. Journal of Bacteriology. 193:3399-3400. Impact factor 3.12.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21551312
  30. Coleman, N.V., Yau, S., Wilson, N.L., Nolan, L.M., Migocki, M.D., Ly, M., Crossett, B. and A.J. Holmes (2011). Untangling the multiple monooxygenases of Mycobacterium chubuense strain NBB4, a versatile hydrocarbon degrader. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 3:297-307. Impact factor 3.50.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23761275
  31. Le, N. and Coleman, N.V. (2011) Biodegradation of vinyl chloride, cis-dichloroethene and 1,2-dichloroethane in the alkene/alkane-oxidising  Mycobacterium strain NBB4. Biodegradation 22: 1095-1108. Impact Factor 2.06  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21365473
  32. Jin, Y.O., Cheung, S., Coleman, N.V., Mattes, T.E.(2010) Association of missense mutations in epoxyalkane coenzyme M transferase with adaptation of Mycobacterium sp. strain JS623 to growth on vinyl chloride. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76:3413-3419. Impact factor 3.67. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20363787
  33. Mattes, T.E., Alexander, A.K, and N.V. Coleman (2010) Aerobic biodegradation of the chloroethenes: pathways, enzymes, ecology and evolution. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 34: 445-475 Impact Factor 7.96  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20146755
  34. Baume, A.S., Coleman, N.V., and P.C. Boughton (2009) Methods for achieving soft tissue scaffold sterility. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering 4:59-69
  35. Mattes, T.E., Alexander, A.K., Richardson, P.M., Munk, A.C, Han, C.S., Stothard, P, and N.V. Coleman  (2008) The genome of Polaromonas sp. strain JS666: insights into the evolution of a hydrocarbon- and xenobiotic-degrading bacterium, and features of relevance to biotechnology. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:6405-6416. Impact factor 3.67.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18723656
  36. Holmes A.J. & N.V. Coleman (2008) Evolutionary ecology and multidisciplinary approaches to prospecting for monooxygenases as biocatalysts. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 94:75-84.   Impact factor 3.67.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18283556
  37. Mattes, T.M, Coleman, N.V, Chuang, A.S., Rogers, A.J., Spain, J.C., & Gossett, J.M. (2007) Mechanism controlling the extended lag period associated with vinyl chloride starvation in Nocardioides sp. strain JS614.  Archives of Microbiology. 187:217-226.  Impact factor 1.98  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17308936
  38. Coleman N.V., Bui N.B., Holmes A.J. (2006) Soluble di-iron monooxygenase gene diversity in soils, sediments and ethene enrichments. Environmental Microbiology 8: 1228-1239.  Impact Factor 5.93  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16817931
  39. Priestley, J.T., Coleman, N.V., and Duxbury, T. (2006) Growth rate and nutrient limitation affect the transport of Rhodococcus sp. strain DN22 through sand. Biodegradation 17:571-576.  Impact Factor 2.21  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16477351
  40. Coleman, N. V. and A. J. Holmes (2005) The native Pseudomonas stutzeri strain Q chromosomal integron can capture and express cassette-associated genes. Microbiology 151: 1853-1864.  Impact factor 2.27   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15941993
  41. Mattes, T. E., Coleman, N. V., Spain, J. C. & Gossett, J. M. (2005). Physiological and molecular genetic analyses of vinyl chloride and ethene biodegradation in Nocardioides sp. strain JS614. Archives of  Microbiology 183: 95-106.  Impact factor 1.76  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15599705
  42. Coleman, N., Tetu, S., Wilson, N. & Holmes, A. (2004). An unusual integron in Treponema denticola. Comment in Microbiology 150: 3524-3526.  Impact factor 2.27  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15528643
  43. Coleman, N. V., and J. C. Spain (2003) Distribution of the coenzyme M pathway of epoxide metabolism among ethene- and vinyl chloride-degrading Mycobacterium strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:6041-6046.  Impact Factor 3.95  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14532060
  44. Coleman, N. V., and J. C. Spain (2003) Epoxyalkane:coenzyme M transferase in the ethene and vinyl chloride biodegradation pthways of Mycobacterium strain JS60. Journal of Bacteriology 185:5536-5545. Impact Factor 3.12  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12949106
  45. Coleman, N.V., Mattes, T.E., Gossett, J.M., and J.C. Spain (2002) Phylogenetic and kinetic diversity of vinyl chloride-assimilating bacteria from contaminated sites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:6162-6171. Impact factor 3.67  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12450841
  46. Coleman, N.V., Mattes, T.E., Gossett, J.M., and J.C. Spain (2002) Biodegradation of cis-dichloroethene as sole carbon source by a beta-proteobacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:2726-2730. Impact factor 3.67  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12039726
  47. Coleman, N.V., Duxbury, T., and J.C. Spain (2002) Evidence that RDX biodegradation by Rhodococcus strain DN22 is plasmid borne and involves a cytochrome p-450. Journal of Applied Microbiology 93:463-472.  Impact Factor 2.16  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12174045
  48. Coleman, N.V., Nelson, D.R., and T.  Duxbury (1998) Aerobic biodegradation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) as a nitrogen source by a Rhodococcus sp., strain DN22. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 30:1159-1167. Impact Factor 4.15  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071797001727