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

Weaver, KD, and Crumbliss, AL. "High-Resolution Structure of an Alternate Form of the Ferric Ion Binding Protein from Haemophilus influenzae." Chemtracts 16.12 (November 1, 2003): 715-721. (Review)

Boukhalfa, H, Anderson, DS, Mietzner, TA, and Crumbliss, AL. "Kinetics and mechanism of iron release from the bacterial ferric binding protein nFbp: exogenous anion influence and comparison with mammalian transferrin." J Biol Inorg Chem 8.8 (November 2003): 881-892. Full Text

Fago, A, Crumbliss, AL, Peterson, J, Pearce, LL, and Bonaventura, C. "The case of the missing NO-hemoglobin: spectral changes suggestive of heme redox reactions reflect changes in NO-heme geometry." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100.21 (October 2003): 12087-12092. Full Text

Kachadourian, R, Flaherty, MM, Crumbliss, AL, Patel, M, and Day, BJ. "Synthesis and in vitro antioxidant properties of manganese(III) beta-octabromo-meso-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrin." Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 95.4 (July 2003): 240-248. Full Text

Gabricević, M, and Crumbliss, AL. "Kinetics and mechanism of iron(III)-nitrilotriacetate complex reactions with phosphate and acetohydroxamic acid." Inorg Chem 42.13 (June 30, 2003): 4098-4101. Full Text

Dhungana, S, Miller, MJ, Dong, L, Ratledge, C, and Crumbliss, AL. "Iron chelation properties of an extracellular siderophore exochelin MN." Journal of the American Chemical Society 125.25 (June 2003): 7654-7663. Full Text

Dhungana, S, Taboy, CH, Anderson, DS, Vaughan, KG, Aisen, P, Mietzner, TA, and Crumbliss, AL. "The influence of the synergistic anion on iron chelation by ferric binding protein, a bacterial transferrin." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100.7 (April 1, 2003): 3659-3664. Full Text

Dhungana, S, Heggemann, S, Gebhardt, P, Möllmann, U, and Crumbliss, AL. "Fe(III) coordination properties of a new saccharide-based exocyclic trihydroxamate analogue of ferrichrome." Inorg Chem 42.1 (January 13, 2003): 42-50. Full Text