Faculty Profiles

Katherine J. Franz
Alexander F. Hehmeyer Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
2103 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1541

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2000

B.A., Wellesley College 1995

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Inorganic

Jiang, J, Nadas, IA, Kim, MA, and Franz, KJ. "A Mets motif peptide found in copper transport proteins selectively binds Cu(I) with methionine-only coordination." Inorg Chem 44.26 (December 26, 2005): 9787-9794. Full Text

Liu, LL, and Franz, KJ. "Phosphorylation of an alpha-synuclein peptide fragment enhances metal binding." J Am Chem Soc 127.27 (July 13, 2005): 9662-9663. Full Text

Nitz, M, Sherawat, M, Franz, KJ, Peisach, E, Allen, KN, and Imperiali, B. "Structural origin of the high affinity of a chemically evolved lanthanide-binding peptide." Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 43.28 (2004): 3682-3685. Full Text

Nitz, M, Franz, KJ, Maglathlin, RL, and Imperiali, B. "A powerful combinatorial screen to identify high-affinity terbium(III)-binding peptides." ChemBioChem 4.4 (2003): 272-276. Full Text

Wöhnert, J, Franz, KJ, Nitz, M, Imperiali, B, and Schwalbe, H. "Protein Alignment by a Coexpressed Lanthanide-Binding Tag for the Measurement of Residual Dipolar Couplings." Journal of the American Chemical Society 125.44 (2003): 13338-13339. Full Text

Franz, KJ, Nitz, M, and Imperiali, B. "Lanthanide-binding tags as versatile protein coexpression probes." ChemBioChem 4.4 (2003): 265-271. Full Text

Franz, KJ, Doerrer, LH, Spingler, B, and Lippard, SJ. "Pentacoordinate cobalt(III) thiolate and nitrosyl tropocoronand compounds." Inorganic Chemistry 40.15 (2001): 3774-3780. Full Text

Franz, KJ, Singh, N, and Lippard, SJ. "Metal-based NO sensing by selective ligand dissociation." Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 39.12 (June 16, 2000): 2120-2122. Full Text

Franz, KJ, Singh, N, and Lippard, SJ. "Metal-based NO sensing by selective ligand dissociation." Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 39.12 (2000): 2120-2122. Full Text

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