Liverpool Skylilne

Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Dr George Sharples

Dr George Sharples

Telephone: 0151 231 2203

ORCID

Biography

Degrees

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, B.Sc. (Hons) Botany

Academic appointments

Honorary Professor of Electron Microscopy, University of Kasetsart, Bangkok, 2008 - present

Publications

Journal article

Birkett J, Chana K, Blakey L, Sharples G. 2019. Fate and behaviour of gunshot residue in recreational shooter vehicles Journal of Forensic Sciences, DOI Author Url Public Url

Goudsmits E, Blakey LS, Chana K, Sharples GP, Birkett JW. 2019. The analysis of organic and inorganic gunshot residue from a single sample Forensic Science International, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Al-Majmaie S, Nahar L, Sharples GP, Wadi K, Sarker SD. 2019. Isolation and antimicrobial activity of rutin and its derivatives from Ruta chalepensis (Rutaceae) growing in Iraq Records of Natural Products, 13 :64-70 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Nurunnabi TR, Al-Majmaie S, Nakouti I, Nahar L, Rahman M, Sohrab H, Billah M, Ismail F, Sharples G, Sarker S. 2018. Antimicrobial activity of kojic acid from endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolated from Sonneratia apetala, a mangrove plant of the Sundarbans Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 11 :350-354 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Blakey LS, Sharples GP, Chana K, Birkett JW. 2018. Fate and Behavior of Gunshot Residue-A Review JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 63 :9-19 DOI Author Url Public Url

Nurunnabi TR, Nahar L, Al-Majmaie S, Rahman MM, Sohrab MH, Billah MM, Ismail FMD, Rahman MM, Sharples GP, Sarker SD. 2017. Anti-MRSA Activity of Oxysporone and Xylitol from the Endophytic Fungus Pestalotia sp. Growing on the Sundarbans Mangrove Plant Heritiera fomes Phytotherapy Research, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Goudsmits E, Sharples GP, Birkett JW. 2017. Organic compositional analysis of propellant powders using monolithic material sorption extraction ( MSSE) - a feasibility study Journal of Forensic Science and Research, 1 :68-76 Public Url

Sarker SD, Nahar L, Nurunnabi TR, Rahman SMM, Sohrab MH, Billah MM, Ismail FMD, Sharples GP. 2017. A mini-review on oxysporone Trends in Phytochemical Research, 1 :55-60 Publisher Url Public Url

Goudsmits E, Sharples GP, Birkett JW. 2016. Preliminary classification of characteristic organic gunshot residue compounds SCIENCE & JUSTICE, 56 :421-425 DOI Author Url Public Url

Khalil AMA, Lee HM, Sharples GP, Sihanonth P, Suwannasai N, Sangvichien E, Whalley MA, Whalley AJS. 2015. Daldinia: The nature of its concentric zones MYCOSCIENCE, 56 :542-548 DOI Author Url

Al-Busaltan S, Al Nageim H, Atherton W, Sharples G, Seton L, Dempster N. 2012. Use of sem and XRD for characterisation the improvement in CMEM'S engineering properties 34th International Conference on Cement Microscopy 2012, :11-22

Webster ER, Sharples GP, Khalil A, Gilhooly P, Sihanonth P, Whalley AJS. 2010. An unexpected appearance of: Coprinopsis echinospora Field Mycology, 11 :41 DOI

Jeamjitt O, Manoch L, Visarathanonth N, Chamswarng C, Watling R, Sharples GP, Kijjoa A. 2007. Coprophilous ascomycetes in Thailand MYCOTAXON, 100 :115-136 Author Url

Hoskisson PA, Makin V, Taylor H, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. 2001. Intracellular protease activity during the growth of Streptomyces coelicolor BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 23 :185-187 DOI Author Url

Karandikar A, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. 1997. Differentiation of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) under nitrate-limited conditions MICROBIOLOGY-SGM, 143 :3581-3590 DOI Author Url

Karandikar A, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. 1996. Influence of medium composition on sporulation by Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) grown on defined solid media. BIOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES, 10 :79-82 DOI Author Url

Teixeira de Sousa AJ, Guillaumin JJ, Sharples GP, Whalley AJS. 1995. Rosellinia necatrix and white root rot of fruit trees and other plants in Portugal and nearby regions Topics in Catalysis, 9 :31-33 DOI

Sharples GP, Al-Busaltan, S, Al Nageim H, Atherton W. Green bituminous asphalt relevant for highway and airfield pavement. Construction and Building Materials, 31 :243-250 DOI Author Url

Sharples GP, Al-Busaltan S, Al Nageim H, Atherton W. Mechanical properties of an upgrading cold mix asphalt using waste materials. ASCE's Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, DOI Author Url

Sharples GP, Al Nageim H, Al-Busaltan S, Atherton W. A comparative study for improving the mechanical properties of cold bituminous emulsion mixtures with cement and waste materials. Construction and Building Materials, 36 :743-748 DOI Author Url

Hoskisson PA, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. Differentiation and protease production in Micromonospora echinospora (ATCC 15837). Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, 89 :191-195 DOI Author Url

Sharples GP, Jeamjitt, O, Manoch L, Chamswarng C, Visarathanonth N, Watling R, Kijjoa A. Morphological study and distribution of Sordaria fimicola from dung and antagonistic effect against plant pathogenic fungi in vitro. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science, 39 :93-101

Hoskisson PA, England R, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. Modulation of glycogen and trehalose levels in Micromonospora echinospora (ATCC 15837). Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, 86 :225-233 DOI Author Url

Hoskisson PA, Sharples GP, Hobbs G. The importance of amino acids as carbon sources for Micromonospora echinospora (ATCC 15837). Lett Appl Microbiol, 36 :268-271 DOI Author Url

Sharples GP, Edwards RL, Jonglaekha N, Kshirsagar A, Maitland DJ, Mekkamol S, Nugent LK, Phosri C, Rodtong S, Ruchikachorn N, Sangvichien E, Sihanonth P, Suwannasai N, Thienhirun S, Whalley AJS, Whalley MA. The Xylariaceae as phytopathogens. Recent Research Developments in Plant Sciences, 1 :1-19

Hoskisson PA, Hobbs G, Sharples GP. Antibiotic production, accumulation of intracellular carbon reserves, and sporulation in Micromonospora echinospora (ATCC 15837). Can J Microbiol, 47 :148-152 DOI Author Url

Hoskisson PA, Hobbs G, Sharples GP. Response of Micromonospora echinospora (NCIMB 12744) spores to heat treatment with evidence of a heat activation phenomenon. Lett Appl Microbiol, 30 :114-117 DOI Author Url

SHARPLES GP, WILLIAMS ST. FINE-STRUCTURE OF GLOBOSE BODIES OF DACTYLOSPORANGIUM-THAILANDENSE (ACTINOMYCETALES) JOURNAL OF GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 84 :219-222 DOI Author Url

SHARPLES GP, WILLIAMS ST, BRADSHAW RM. SPORE FORMATION IN ACTINOPLANACEAE (ACTINOMYCETALES) ARCHIVES OF MICROBIOLOGY, 101 :9-20 DOI Author Url

WILLIAMS ST, SHARPLES GP, BRADSHAW RM. SPORE FORMATION IN ACTINOMADURA-DASSONVILLEI (BROCQ-ROUSSEU) LECHEVALIER AND LECHEVALIER JOURNAL OF GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 84 :415-419 DOI Author Url

Goudsmits E, Sharples GP, Birkett JW. Recent trends in organic gunshot residue analysis – a review. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, DOI Author Url Public Url

Sharples GP. Diversity and distribution of Hyphomycetes from dung in Thailand. Kasetsart Journal (Natural Science), 40 :1-12

Blakey LS, Sharples GP, Chana K, Birkett JW. The fate and behaviour of gunshot residue: recreational shooter distribution Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Nurunnabi TR, Al-Majmaie S, Nahar L, Nakouti I, Rahman SMM, Sohrab MH, Billah MM, Ismail FMD, Sharples GP, Sarker S. Sonneratinone: A New Antimicrobial Benzofuranone Derivative from the Endophytic Fungus Aspergillus niger Isolated from the Mangrove Plant Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham Trends in Phytochemical Research, Public Url

Adedoyin BA, Muhammed AB, Dangoggo SM, Rabah AB, Sharples GP, Nahar L, Sarker S. Chemical composition and bioactivity of the essential oil of the flowers of Cassia singueana growing in Nigeria Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research, Public Url

Conference publication

Sarker S, Nahar L, Al Groshi A, Al-Majmaie S, Sharples GP, Evans AR, Ismail FMD. 2018. Evidence-based phytotherapy: Revisiting Ruta chalepensis L Conference abstract,

Chapters

Polrot A, Kirby JR, Birkett J, Jenkinson I, Sharples G. 2018. Steps towards the sustainable management of sediment in ports and harbours Heidkamp CP, Morrissey J. Towards Coastal Resilience and Sustainability :262-275 Routledge 9780815358633 DOI

Sharples GP, Chareprasert S, Abdelghany MT, El-sheikh HH, Ahmed AF, Khalil AMA, Sihanonth P, Soliman HG, Suwannasai N, Whalley AJS, Whalley MA. 2012. Xylariaceae on the Fringe .............................................. Raghukumar C. Biology of Marine Fungi Springer 9783642233418

Sharples GP. 2012. Biology of Marine Fungi Raghukumar C. Biology of Marine Fungi :229-241 Springer 9783642233418

Sharples GP. 2012. Xylariaceae on the fringe Raghukumar C. Biology of Marine Fungi Springer Verlag 9783642233418

Sharples GP, Locci R. Morphology Goodfellow M, Mordarski M, Williams ST. The Biology of the actinomycetes Academic Pr

Sharples GP, Williams ST, Serrano JA, Serrano AA, Lacey J. Studies on the fine structure of nocardioform organisms Goodfellow M, Brownell GH, Serrano JA. The Biology of the nocardiae

Sharples GP, Williams ST, Bradshaw RM. The fine structure of the actinomycetales. Sykes G, Skinner FA. Actinomycetales: characteristics and practical importance 9780126799507

Other

Al-Majmaie S, Nahar L, Sharples GP, Ismail FMD, Dempster NM, Sarker SD. 2018. In vitro antimicrobial activity of Ruta chalepensis growing in Iraq PSE-YSM2018 Liverpool Conference Abstract,

Birkett JW, Sharples GP. Chemical profiling of gunshot residue materials from a single forensic sample: Leverhulme Trust Bid (ORPG-7080) Leverhulme Trust,

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Honorary Professor of Electron Microscopy, University of Kasetsart, Thailand. 2008

Honorary General Secretary, British Mycological Society. 2001

Vice President, British Mycological Society. 1999

External committees:

Council, British Mycological Society, Ordinary Member of Council. 1995