Faculty Profiles

Alvin L. Crumbliss
University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
2104 French Family Science Center, Box 90346, Durham, NC 27708-0354
(919) 660-1540



Ph.D., Northwestern University 1968

B.A., Knox College 1964

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Inorganic

Wirgau, JI, Spasojević, I, Boukhalfa, H, Batinić-Haberle, I, and Crumbliss, AL. "Thermodynamics, kinetics, and mechanism of the stepwise dissociation and formation of Tris(L-lysinehydroxamato)iron(III) in aqueous acid." Inorg Chem 41.6 (March 25, 2002): 1464-1473.

Taboy, CH, Bonaventura, C, and Crumbliss, AL. "Anaerobic oxidations of myoglobin and hemoglobin by spectroelectrochemistry." Methods Enzymol 353 (2002): 187-209.

Nguyen-Van-Duong, MK, Guillot, V, Nicolas, L, Gaudemer, A, Lowry, L, Spasojević, I, and Crumbliss, AL. "Synthesis, ligand pK(a), and Fe(III) complexation constants for a series of bipodal dihydroxamic acids." Inorg Chem 40.23 (November 5, 2001): 5948-5953.

Trzaska, SM, Kim, M, Bartsch, RA, and Crumbliss, AL. "Optimization of the lariat ether carboxylic acid host structure for ferrioxamine B: demonstration of a second coordination shell chelate effect." Inorg Chem 40.23 (November 5, 2001): 5823-5828.

Olmstead, EG, Harman, SW, Choo, PL, and Crumbliss, AL. "Use of SDS micelles to stabilize a ternary intermediate in the reaction of ferrioxamine B and 1,10-phenanthroline." Inorg Chem 40.21 (October 8, 2001): 5420-5427.

Dhungana, S, White, PS, and Crumbliss, AL. "Crystal structure of ferrioxamine B: a comparative analysis and implications for molecular recognition." J Biol Inorg Chem 6.8 (October 2001): 810-818. Full Text

Taboy, CH, Vaughan, KG, Mietzner, TA, Aisen, P, and Crumbliss, AL. "Fe3+ coordination and redox properties of a bacterial transferrin." J Biol Chem 276.4 (January 26, 2001): 2719-2724. Full Text

Summers, JS, Hoogstraten, CG, Britt, RD, Base, K, Shaw, BR, Ribeiro, AA, and Crumbliss, AL. "31P NMR probes of chemical dynamics: Paramagnetic relaxation enhancement of the 1H and 31P NMR resonances of methyl phosphite and methylethyl phosphate anions by selected metal complexes." Inorganic Chemistry 40.26 (2001): 6547-6554. Full Text