Faculty Profiles

Dewey G. McCafferty
Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
B120 LSRC, Box 90346, 450 Research Drive, Dept. Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708-0346
Phone: 
(919) 660-1516
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1995

B.S., North Carolina State University 1990

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Organic

Loyola, A, He, S, Oh, S, McCafferty, DG, and Reinberg, D. "Techniques Used to Study Transcription on Chromatin Templates." Methods in Enzymology 377 (2004): 474-499. Full Text

Striplin, DR, Reece, SY, McCafferty, DG, Wall, CG, Friesen, DA, Erickson, BW, and Meyer, TJ. "Solvent Dependence of Intramolecular Electron Transfer in a Helical Oligoproline Assembly." Journal of the American Chemical Society 126.16 (2004): 5282-5291. Full Text

Kruger, RG, Barkallah, S, Frankel, BA, and McCafferty, DG. "Inhibition of the Staphylococcus aureus sortase transpeptidase SrtA by phosphinic peptidomimetics." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry 12.13 (2004): 3723-3729. Full Text

Gaweska, H, Kielec, J, and McCafferty, D. "A suppression strategy for antibiotic discovery." Chemistry and Biology 11.10 (2004): 1330-1332. Full Text

He, S, Bauman, D, Davis, JS, Loyola, A, Nishioka, K, Gronlund, JL, Reinberg, D, Meng, F, Kelleher, N, and McCafferty, DG. "Facile synthesis of site-specifically acetylated and methylated histone proteins: Reagents for evaluation of the histone code hypothesis." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100.21 (2003): 12033-12038. Full Text

Kapustin, GV, Fejér, G, Gronlund, JL, McCafferty, DG, Seto, E, and Etzkorn, FA. "Phosphorus-based SAHA analogues as histone deacetylase inhibitors." Organic Letters 5.17 (2003): 3053-3056. Full Text

Huang, C-Y, He, S, DeGrado, WF, McCafferty, DG, and Gai, F. "Light-induced helix formation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 124.43 (2002): 12674-12675. Full Text

Cudic, P, Behenna, DC, Kranz, JK, Kruger, RG, Wand, AJ, Veklich, YI, Weisel, JW, and McCafferty, DG. "Functional Analysis of the Lipoglycodepsipeptide Antibiotic Ramoplanin." Chemistry and Biology 9.8 (2002): 897-906. Full Text

McCafferty, DG, Cudic, P, Frankel, BA, Barkallah, S, Kruger, RG, and Li, W. "Chemistry and biology of the ramoplanin family of peptide antibiotics." Biopolymers - Peptide Science Section 66.4 (2002): 261-284. Full Text

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