Dr Paul F. Hamlyn PhD, CBiol, QMS Principal Auditor


Hamlyn, P.F. and Ball, C. (1979). 'Recombination studies with Cephalosporium acremonium', in Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms (O.K.Sebek and A.I.Laskin, eds.), American Society for Microbiology, Washington, USA, pp. 185-191.

Hamlyn, P.F., Bradshaw, R.E, Mellon, F.M., Santiago, C.M., Wilson, J.M. & Peberdy, J.F. (1981).
Efficient protoplast isolation from fungi using commercial enzymes. Enzyme Microbial Technology, 3, 321-325.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1982).
Protoplast fusion and genetic analysis in Cephalosporium acremonium. PhD Thesis, University of Nottingham.

Hamlyn, P.F., Birkett. J.A., Perez, G. & Peberdy, J.F. (1985).
Protoplast fusion as a tool for genetic analysis in Cephalosporium acremonium. Journal of General Microbiology, 131, 2813-2823.

Wales, D.S., Hamlyn, P.F., Todd, J.E. and Sagar, B.F. (1987). Preservation treatments of textile materials and their assessment, in The society for Applied Bacteriology Technical Series No. 22: Preservatives in the Food, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Industries (R.G. Board, M.C. Allwood and J.G. Banks, eds.), Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, England, pp. 99-113.

Hamlyn, P.F., Wales, D.S. & Sagar, B.F. (1987).
Extracellular enzymes of Penicillium, in Biotechnology Handbooks, Volume I: Penicillium and Acremonium (Peberdy, J.F., ed.), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, pp. 245-286.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1989).
Cultivation of edible mushrooms on cotton waste. Mycologist, 3(4), 171-173.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1990).
Talking rot and mildew. Textiles, 19, 46-50.

Hamlyn, P.F., Nelson, G. & McCarthy, B.J. (1990). Applied molecular genetics - new tools for animal fibre identification, in Speciality Fibres: Scientific, Technological and Economical Aspects (A. Körner, F.J. Wortmann, G. Wortmann and H. Höcker, eds.), Schriftenreihe des Deutschen Wollforschungsinstitutes, a.d. Technischen Hochschule Aachen, e.v., 106, pp. 249-258.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1991). Fabricating fungi, in Textile Technology International, Sterling Publications Ltd, London, pp. 254-257.

Hamlyn, P.F., Nelson, G., Holden, L. & McCarthy, B.J. (1992). DNA typing unravels yarn. Laboratory Practice, 41(6), 9-10.

Hamlyn, P.F., Nelson, G. & McCarthy, B.J. (1992). Wool fibre identification by means of novel species specific DNA probes. Journal of the Textile Institute, 83(1), 97-103.

Chung, L.Y., Schmidt, R.J., Hamlyn, P.F., Sagar, B.F., Andrews, A.M. & Turner, T.D. (1994).
Biocompatibility of potential wound management products: Fungal mycelia as a source of chitin/chitosan and their effect on the proliferation of human F1000 fibroblasts in culture. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 28, 463-469.

Hamlyn, P.F. & Schmidt, R.J. (1994).
Potential therapeutic application of fungal filaments in wound management. Mycologist, 8(4), 147-152.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1995). Guide to ‘The Towers’ (East Didsbury, Manchester).

Hamlyn, P.F. (1995).
The impact of biotechnology on the textile industry. Textiles Magazine, 3, 6-10.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1995). Textile resources on the Internet. Textiles Magazine, 4, 6-11.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1995). A mycologist's guide to the Internet. Mycologist, 9(4), 165-167.

Hamlyn, P.F., Ramsbottom, S., McCarthy, B.J. & Nelson, G. (1996). Analysis of speciality fibres using DNA amplification techniques, in Metrology and Identification of Speciality Animal Fibres (J.P. Laker and F.J. Wortman, eds.), European Fine Fibre Network, Occasional Publication No. 4, Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, pp. 59-68.

Hamlyn, P.F. & Cook, R. (1996). North West Fungus Group goes on-line. Mycologist, 10(4): 177-179.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1996). Mycological resources on the Internet. Mycologist, 10(1), 7.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1997). Creating a mycological site on the Internet. Mycologist, 11(1): 23-26.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1997).
Identification of animal hair fibres using DNA profiling techniques, in World Textile Congress on Natural and Natural-Polymer Fibres (K. L. Gandhi, ed.), pp. 174-179, Dept. of Textiles, University of Huddersfield, UK.

Appleby, J.M., Nelson G., McPherson, M.J. & Hamlyn, P.F. (1997).
PCR amplification of the RuBisCo small subunit genes and their novel application to plant tissue identification. Heredity, 79(6), 557-563.

Levi, K., Sherwood-Higham, J.L., Hamlyn, P.F. & Coates, D. (1997). Multiplex PCR detection of Bacillus anthracis spores in commercial samples of wool and cashmere, in Proceedings of the Australian Society of Microbiology Conference (ASM 97), University of Adelaide, Australia.

Hamlyn, P.F. & Temple, J. (1997).
Growing gourmet mushrooms - the Stamets seminars. Mycologist, 11(4), 157-158.

Hamlyn, P.F., Bayliffe, A., McCarthy, B.J. & Nelson, G. (1998). Molecular speciation of animal fibres. JSDC, 114, 78-80.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1998). Analysis of animal fibres. Textiles Magazine, 3, 14-17.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1998).
Fungal biotechnology. British Mycological Society Newsletter, May, pp. 17-18.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1998). Development of DNA primer sequences for the differentiation of camelid fibre/meat from other speciality fibres/meats in Actas Tercer Seminario Internacional De Camélidos Sudamericanos Domésticos Y Primer Seminario Proyecto SUPREME (E. Frank, C. Renieri and J.J. Lauvergne, eds.), Universidad Católica de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina, pp. 63-67.

Chung, L.Y., Schmidt, R.J., Hamlyn, P.F., Sagar, B.F., Andrews, A.M. & Turner, T.D. (1998).
Biocompatibility of potential wound management products: Hydrogen peroxide generation by fungal chitin/chitosans and their effect on the proliferation of murine L929 fibroblasts in culture. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 39, 300-307.

Hamlyn, P.F., Nelson, G., Asghar N. & McCarthy, B.J. (1999). Identification of speciality animal fibres using DNA profiling, in Progress in South American Camelids Research: Proceedings of the 3rd European Symposium and SUPREME European Seminar (M. Gerken and C. Renieri, eds.), EAAP Publication No. 105, Göttingen, Germany, pp. 117-121.

Hamlyn, P.F. (1999). Update on DNA technology developed at BTTG for speciality fibre analysis. CCMI Technical Advisory meeting, Nice, 29th November 1999.

Hamlyn, P.F. & McCarthy, B.J. (2000). Talking rot and mildew on textiles. Biologist, 47(4), 194-196.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2000).
Bringing the benefits of biotechnology to textiles and clothing (report on the symposium 'Biotechnology in the Textile Industry' held in Portugal, 3-7 May 2000). BioTexNet Newsletter, July 2000.

Hamlyn, P.F., Nelson, G., Brown R. & McCarthy, B.J. (2000). DNA analysis for the routine identification of speciality fibres. Symposium on Biotechnology in the Textile Industry, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.

Hamlyn, P.F. & McCarthy, B.J. (2001).
Application of genetic modification techniques in the production of textile fibres. Rev. Prog. Color., 31, 15-20.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2001).
Honey fungus - friend or foe? North West Fungus Group Newsletter (ISSN 1465-8054), October Issue, 13-15.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2001). Key Links for Field Mycologists. Field Mycology, 2(4), 140-142.

Neely, K., Taylor, C., Prosser, O. & Hamlyn, P.F. (2001).
Assessment of cooked alpaca and llama meats from the statistical analysis of data collected using an 'electronic nose. Meat Science, 58, 53-58.

Hays, H., Millner, P., Gibson, T., Hamlyn, P.F. & Rayner-Brandes, M. (2002). Storage stabilisation of bacteria - application of lux bioluminescence for rapid screening of potential stabilisers, in Abstracts of the 3rd International Conference on Protein Stabilisation: Biocatalyst Stability, Toulouse, France.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2002). How fibre identification helps in the fight against fraud. Technical Textiles International, July/August, 15-17.

Ali, S.A.M., Shah F., Hamlyn P.F., & Mukhopadhyay, S.K. (2003).
Bioactive Fibres for Enhanced Wound-healing. Journal of the Textile Institute, 94, 42-45.

Levi, K., Higham, J.L., Coates, D. & Hamlyn, P.F. (2003).
Molecular detection of anthrax spores on animal fibres. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 36, 418-422.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2003).
Is it adnexed, emarginate or sinuate? North West Fungus Group Newsletter (ISSN 1465-8054), October Issue, 8.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2004).
Digital photography for the field mycologist - evaluation of the Nikon Coolpix 5000. Micscape Magazine, June Issue.

Hamlyn, P.F. (2009). DNA analysis in the identification of animal fibers in textiles in Identification of Textile Fibers (M. M. Houck, ed.), Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, England, pp. 224-236.

The following articles were written by Dr Paul F. Hamlyn based on presentations by Professor Bruce Ing at AGM meetings of the North West Fungus Group. They have been published in the North West Fungus Group Newsletter (ISSN 1465-8054).


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