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

Albrecht-Gary, A. M., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Coordination chemistry of siderophores: thermodynamics and kinetics of iron chelation and release.Metal Ions in Biological Systems, vol. 35, Jan. 1998, pp. 239–327.

Crumbliss, A. L. “Preorganization of ferric alcaligin, Fe 2L 3. The first structure of a ferric dihydroxamate siderophore.” Chemtracts, vol. 10, no. 5, Dec. 1997, pp. 354–58.

Batinić-Haberle, I., et al. “Solvent effect on second-sphere coordination of ferrioxamine B with substituted 18-crown-6 and 30-crown-10 crown ethers in dichloromethane as compared to chloroform.” Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 260, no. 1, July 1997, pp. 35–41. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0020-1693(96)05528-4. Full Text

Ghio, A. J., et al. “Hypothesis: iron chelation plays a vital role in neutrophilic inflammation.Biometals, vol. 10, no. 2, Apr. 1997, pp. 135–42. Pubmed, doi:10.1023/a:1018387308517. Full Text

Zhao, J., et al. “Mediator-free amperometric determination of toxic substances based on their inhibition of immobilized horseradish peroxidase.Biotechnology Progress, vol. 12, no. 5, Sept. 1996, pp. 703–08. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bp960056q. Full Text

Crumbliss, A. L., et al. “Molecular recognition of stable metal complexes through second-sphere coordination by macrocycles.” Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol. 68, no. 6, Jan. 1996, pp. 1225–30. Scopus, doi:10.1351/pac199668061225. Full Text

Zhao, J., et al. “A xanthine oxidase/colloidal gold enzyme electrode for amperometric biosensor applications.” Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 11, no. 5, Jan. 1996, pp. 493–502. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0956-5663(96)86786-8. Full Text