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

Dufour, M. N., et al. “Reaction of indoles with molecular oxygen catalyzed by metalloporphyrins.” Journal of Molecular Catalysis, vol. 7, no. 2, Jan. 1980, pp. 277–87. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0304-5102(80)85025-5. Full Text

Bruce, M., and A. Crumbliss. “Mechanism of Ligand Substitution on High-Spin Iron(III) by Hydroxamic Acid Chelators. Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies on the Formation and Dissociation of a Series of Monohydroxamatoiron(III) Complexes.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 101, no. 21, Sept. 1979, pp. 6203–13. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00515a009. Full Text

Pitt, C. G., et al. “The selection and evaluation of new chelating agents for the treatment of iron overload.The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol. 208, no. 1, Jan. 1979, pp. 12–18.

Ciskowski, J. M., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Synthesis and Characterization of Neutral Thiocyanato-and Selenocyanato-Bridged Cobaloximes.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 18, no. 3, Jan. 1979, pp. 638–46. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic50193a023. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., et al. “An introductory chemistry synthesis and kinetics experiment: Utilizing a low cost linear-log output spectrophotometer modification.” Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 53, no. 8, Dec. 1976, pp. 528–30.

Gaus, P. L., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Synthesis and Characterization of Neutral Cyano-Bridged Dicobaloximes. (Alkyl)cobaloxime-μ-cyano-(ligand)cobaloxime.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 15, no. 9, Sept. 1976, pp. 2080–86. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic50163a013. Full Text

Gaus, P. L., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Cyanocobaloximes Containing Carbon-13-Labeled Cyanide.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 15, no. 3, Mar. 1976, pp. 739–41. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic50157a053. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., and P. L. Gaus. “Synthesis of Monocyanocobaloximes.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 15, no. 3, Mar. 1976, pp. 737–39. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic50157a052. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., and L. J. Gestaut. “Short communication Electronic Effects on the rate of Oxidation of Substituted Phenanthroline Complexes of Copper(I) by Molecular Oxygen.” Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol. 5, no. 2, Jan. 1976, pp. 109–11. Scopus, doi:10.1080/00958977608075930. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., and P. L. Gaus. “Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonding in Protonated Diacidocobaloximes.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 14, no. 11, Nov. 1975, pp. 2745–47. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic50153a030. Full Text