Faculty Profiles

Michael C. Fitzgerald
Professor of Chemistry
3222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1547
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.S., Davidson College 1989

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Analytical

Beeston, RF, Aldridge, WS, Treadway, JA, Fitzgerald, MC, DeGraff, BA, and Stitzel, SE. "Synthesis, Characterization, and Photochemical/Photophysical Properties of Ruthenium(II) Complexes with Hexadentate Bipyridine and Phenanthroline Ligands." Inorganic Chemistry 37.17 (1998): 4368-4379.

Muir, TW, Dawson, PE, Fitzgerald, MC, and Kent, SBH. "Protein signature analysis: A practical new approach for studying structure-activity relationships in peptides and proteins." Methods in Enzymology 289 (1997): 545-564. Full Text

Dawson, PE, Fitzgerald, MC, Muir, TW, and Kent, SBH. "Methods for the chemical synthesis and readout of self-encoded arrays of polypeptide analogues." Journal of the American Chemical Society 119.34 (1997): 7917-7927. Full Text

Laco, GS, Fitzgerald, MC, Morris, GM, Olson, AJ, Kent, SBH, and Elder, JH. "Molecular analysis of the feline immunodeficiency virus protease: Generation of a novel form of the protease by autoproteolysis and construction of cleavage-resistant proteases." Journal of Virology 71.7 (1997): 5505-5511.

Carrasco, MR, Fitzgerald, MC, Oda, Y, and Kent, SBH. "Direct monitoring of organic reactions on polymeric supports." Tetrahedron Letters 38.36 (1997): 6331-6334. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Laco, GS, Elder, JH, and Kent, SBH. "A Continuous Fluorometric Assay for the FIV Protease." Analytical Biochemistry 254.2 (1997): 226-230. (Academic Article)

Jr, WHJ, Czerwinski, RM, Fitzgerald, MC, and Whitman, CP. "Inactivation of 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase by 2-oxo-3-pentynoate." Biochemistry 36.50 (1997): 15724-15732. Full Text

Winston, RL, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Mass spectrometry as a readout of protein structure and function." Mass Spectrometry Reviews 16.4 (1997): 165-179.

Fitzgerald, MC, Laco, GS, Elder, JH, and Kent, SBH. "A continuous fluorometric assay for the feline immunodeficiency virus protease." Analytical Biochemistry 254.2 (1997): 226-230. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Harris, K, Shevlin, CG, and Siuzdak, G. "Direct characterization of solid phase resin-bound molecules by mass spectrometry." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 6.8 (1996): 979-982. Full Text