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

Qian, X, Morís-Varas, F, Fitzgerald, MC, and Wong, C-H. "C2-symmetrical tetrahydroxyazepanes as inhibitors of glycosidases and HIV/FIV proteases." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry 4.12 (1996): 2055-2069. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, and Smith, LM. "Mass spectrometry of nucleic acids: The promise of matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometry." Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure 24 (1995): 117-140.

Zhu, L, Parr, GR, Fitzgerald, MC, Nelson, CM, and Smith, LM. "Oligodeoxynucleotide fragmentation in MALDI/TOF mass spectrometry using 355-nm radiation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 117.22 (1995): 6048-6056. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Chernushevich, I, Standing, KG, Kent, SBH, and Whitman, CP. "Total chemical synthesis and catalytic properties of the enzyme enantiomers L- and D-4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase." Journal of the American Chemical Society 117.45 (1995): 11075-11080. Full Text

Shen, C-L, Fitzgerald, MC, and Murphy, RM. "Effect of acid predissolution on fibril size and fibril flexibility of synthetic β-amyloid peptide." Biophysical Journal 67.3 (1994): 1238-1246.

Fitzgerald, MC, Zhu, L, and Smith, LM. "The Analysis of Mock DNA Sequencing Reactions Using Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 7 (1993): 895-897. (Academic Article)

Fitzgerald, MC, Parr, GR, and Smith, LM. "Basic matrices for the matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of proteins and oligonucleotides." Analytical Chemistry 65.22 (1993): 3204-3211. Full Text

Parr, GR, Fitzgerald, MC, and Smith, LM. "Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry of Synthetic Oligodeoxyribonucleotides." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 6 (1992): 369-372. (Academic Article)

Fitzgerald, MC, Skowron, P, Etten, JLV, Smith, LM, and Mead, DA. "Rapid shotgun cloning utilizing the two base recognition endonuclease CviJI." Nucleic Acids Research 20.14 (1992): 3753-3762.

Beeston, RF, Larson, SL, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Ground- and excited-state properties of a photostable hemicage ruthenium(II) polypyridine complex." Inorganic Chemistry 28.23 (1989): 4187-4189.