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

Roulhac, Petra L., et al. “Ex vivo analysis of synergistic anion binding to FbpA in Gram-negative bacteria..” Biochemistry, vol. 47, no. 14, Apr. 2008, pp. 4298–305. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bi701188x. Full Text

Gebhardt, Peter, et al. “Synthesis and biological activity of saccharide based lipophilic siderophore mimetics as potential growth promoters for mycobacteria..” Biometals : An International Journal on the Role of Metal Ions in Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, vol. 21, no. 1, Feb. 2008, pp. 41–51. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10534-007-9091-x. Full Text

Weaver, K. D., et al. “Ga3+ as a mechanistic probe in Fe3+ transport: Characterization of Ga3+ interaction with FbpA.” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 13, no. 6, 2008, pp. 887–98. Scival, doi:10.1007/s00775-008-0376-5. Full Text

Dhungana, Suraj, et al. “Iron chelation equilibria, redox, and siderophore activity of a saccharide platform ferrichrome analogue..” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 46, no. 20, Oct. 2007, pp. 8362–71. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic070158l. Full Text

Remington, N, Stevens, RD, Wells, RS, Holn, A, Dhungana, S, Taboy, CH, Crumbliss, AL, Henkens, R, and Bonaventura, C. "Genetic diversity of coastal bottlenose dolphins revealed by structurally and functionally diverse hemoglobins." Gene 398.1-2 (August 2007): 123-131. Full Text

Heymann, JJ, Weaver, KD, Mietzner, TA, and Crumbliss, AL. "Sulfate as a synergistic anion facilitating iron binding by the bacterial transferrin FbpA: the origins and effects of anion promiscuity." Journal of the American Chemical Society 129.31 (August 2007): 9704-9712. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Allosteric effects on oxidative and nitrosative reactions of cell-free hemoglobins..” Iubmb Life, vol. 59, no. 8–9, Aug. 2007, pp. 498–505. Epmc, doi:10.1080/15216540601188546. Full Text