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

Chaubet, F., et al. “Synthesis and structural studies of new polyhydroxamic complexes of iron(III) that can be used in NMR. I. The preparation of ligands.” Canadian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 69, no. 7, 1991, pp. 1107–16.

Schiffman, S. S., et al. “Thresholds for sodium salts in young and elderly human subjects: Correlation with molar conductivity of anion.” Chemical Senses, vol. 15, no. 6, Dec. 1990, pp. 671–78. Scopus, doi:10.1093/chemse/15.6.671. Full Text

McLachlan, K. L., and A. L. Crumbliss. “The use of the methyl viologen neutral species as a mediator.” Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol. 295, no. 1–2, Nov. 1990, pp. 113–22. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0022-0728(90)85009-T. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L. “Iron bioavailability and the coordination chemistry of hydroxamic acids.” Coordination Chemistry Reviews, vol. 105, no. C, Nov. 1990, pp. 155–79. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0010-8545(90)80021-K. Full Text

Ghio, A. J., et al. “Hypothesis: is lung disease after silicate inhalation caused by oxidant generation?.” Lancet (London, England), vol. 336, no. 8721, Oct. 1990, pp. 967–69. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0140-6736(90)92421-d. Full Text

O’Daly, J. P., et al. “Activity of carbonic anhydrase immobilized on porous silica beads in organic media.” Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, vol. 12, no. 1, Apr. 1990, pp. 11–19.

Crumbliss, A. L., et al. “Electrochemistry of heat-extracted methanogenic bacterial cofactor F430.” Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 170, no. 2, Apr. 1990, pp. 161–63. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0020-1693(00)80470-3. Full Text

Topping, R. J., et al. “The influence of rigid cyclic phosphine ligands in cis-Rh(COD)-(phosphine)2+ on inner coordination shell dynamics and catalyzed olefin hydrogenation/isomerization.” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 385, no. 1, Mar. 1990, pp. 131–45. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0022-328X(90)87152-4. Full Text

Morosoff, N. C., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Preparation of plasma polymers containing ligated transition metal atoms.” Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the Acs Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 62, Jan. 1990, pp. 525–27.

Chaubet, F., et al. “The design of magnetic resonance contrast agents: New iron (III) dihydroxamate complexes.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 31, no. 40, Jan. 1990, pp. 5729–32. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(00)97943-7. Full Text