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

Boukhalfa, Hakim, and Alvin L. Crumbliss. “Chemical aspects of siderophore mediated iron transport..” Biometals : An International Journal on the Role of Metal Ions in Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, vol. 15, no. 4, Dec. 2002, pp. 325–39. Epmc, doi:10.1023/a:1020218608266. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Heme redox properties of S-nitrosated hemoglobin A0 and hemoglobin S: implications for interactions of nitric oxide with normal and sickle red blood cells..” The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 277, no. 17, Apr. 2002, pp. 14557–63. Epmc, doi:10.1074/jbc.m107658200. Full Text

Wirgau, Joseph I., et al. “Thermodynamics, kinetics, and mechanism of the stepwise dissociation and formation of Tris(L-lysinehydroxamato)iron(III) in aqueous acid..” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 6, Mar. 2002, pp. 1464–73. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic0109795. Full Text

Taboy, Céline H., et al. “Anaerobic oxidations of myoglobin and hemoglobin by spectroelectrochemistry..” Methods in Enzymology, vol. 353, Jan. 2002, pp. 187–209. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0076-6879(02)53048-2. Full Text

Nguyen-Van-Duong, M. K., et al. “Synthesis, ligand pK(a), and Fe(III) complexation constants for a series of bipodal dihydroxamic acids..” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 40, no. 23, Nov. 2001, pp. 5948–53. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic0103143. Full Text

Trzaska, S. M., et al. “Optimization of the lariat ether carboxylic acid host structure for ferrioxamine B: demonstration of a second coordination shell chelate effect..” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 40, no. 23, Nov. 2001, pp. 5823–28. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic010095l. Full Text

Olmstead, E. G., et al. “Use of SDS micelles to stabilize a ternary intermediate in the reaction of ferrioxamine B and 1,10-phenanthroline..” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 40, no. 21, Oct. 2001, pp. 5420–27. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic0008621. Full Text

Dhungana, S., et al. “Crystal structure of ferrioxamine B: a comparative analysis and implications for molecular recognition..” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry : Jbic : A Publication of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 6, no. 8, Oct. 2001, pp. 810–18. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s007750100259. Full Text