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

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

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, Nicole, et al. “Genetic diversity of coastal bottlenose dolphins revealed by structurally and functionally diverse hemoglobins.Gene, vol. 398, no. 1–2, Aug. 2007, pp. 123–31. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.gene.2007.02.050. Full Text

Heymann, J. J., et 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, vol. 129, no. 31, Aug. 2007, pp. 9704–12. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja0709268. 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

Anderson, Damon S., et al. “The Haemophilus influenzae hFbpABC Fe3+ transporter: analysis of the membrane permease and development of a gallium-based screen for mutants.Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 189, no. 14, July 2007, pp. 5130–41. Epmc, doi:10.1128/jb.00145-07. Full Text

Dhungana, S., et al. “Iron Coordination Properties of a Saccharide Platform Ferrichrome Analogue.” Inorg. Chem., vol. 46, 2007.