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

Banerjee, Sambuddha, et al. “Evidence of Fe3+ interaction with the plug domain of the outer membrane transferrin receptor protein of Neisseria gonorrhoeae: implications for Fe transport..” Metallomics : Integrated Biometal Science, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2012, pp. 361–72. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2mt20037f. Full Text

Parker Siburt, Claire J., et al. “FbpA--a bacterial transferrin with more to offer..” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta, vol. 1820, no. 3, Mar. 2012, pp. 379–92. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bbagen.2011.09.001. Full Text

Tran, Duc T., et al. “Slow histidine H/D exchange protocol for thermodynamic analysis of protein folding and stability using mass spectrometry..” Analytical Chemistry, vol. 84, no. 3, Feb. 2012, pp. 1653–60. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ac202927p. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., and C. J. Parker Siburt. Iron Transport in Living Cells. Jan. 2012, pp. 483–549. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9781118165850.ch13. Full Text

Harrington, James M., et al. “Fe(III)-complexes of the tripodal trishydroxamate siderophore basidiochrome: potential biological implications..” Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, vol. 105, no. 12, Dec. 2011, pp. 1670–74. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2011.08.010. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Steric factors moderate conformational fluidity and contribute to the high proton sensitivity of Root effect hemoglobins..” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta, vol. 1814, no. 10, Oct. 2011, pp. 1261–68. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bbapap.2011.06.012. Full Text

Harrington, James M., et al. “Characterization of Fe(III) sequestration by an analog of the cytotoxic siderophore brasilibactin A: implications for the iron transport mechanism in mycobacteria..” Metallomics : Integrated Biometal Science, vol. 3, no. 5, May 2011, pp. 464–71. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c0mt00109k. Full Text

Miller, Marvin J., et al. “Design, synthesis, and study of a mycobactin-artemisinin conjugate that has selective and potent activity against tuberculosis and malaria..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 133, no. 7, Feb. 2011, pp. 2076–79. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja109665t. Full Text

Tristani, E. M., et al. “Siderophore-redox active ionophore host-guest assemblies: A prototype for selective metal ion compartmentalization.” Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 363, no. 13, Oct. 2010, pp. 3611–15. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.ica.2010.05.052. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Extreme differences between hemoglobins I and II of the clam Lucina pectinalis in their reactions with nitrite..” Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta, vol. 1804, no. 10, Oct. 2010, pp. 1988–95. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bbapap.2010.06.016. Full Text