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

Wirgau, Joseph I., and Alvin L. Crumbliss. “Carrier-facilitated bulk liquid membrane transport of iron(III)-siderophore complexes utilizing first coordination sphere recognition.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 42, no. 18, Sept. 2003, pp. 5762–70. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic034157e. Full Text

Kachadourian, Remy, et al. “Synthesis and in vitro antioxidant properties of manganese(III) beta-octabromo-meso-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrin.Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, vol. 95, no. 4, July 2003, pp. 240–48. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0162-0134(03)00135-1. Full Text

Gabricević, Mario, and Alvin L. Crumbliss. “Kinetics and mechanism of iron(III)-nitrilotriacetate complex reactions with phosphate and acetohydroxamic acid.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 42, no. 13, June 2003, pp. 4098–101. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic026281o. Full Text

Dhungana, Suraj, et al. “Iron chelation properties of an extracellular siderophore exochelin MN.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 125, no. 25, June 2003, pp. 7654–63. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja029578u. Full Text

Dhungana, Suraj, et al. “The influence of the synergistic anion on iron chelation by ferric binding protein, a bacterial transferrin.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 100, no. 7, Apr. 2003, pp. 3659–64. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.0536897100. Full Text

Dhungana, Suraj, et al. “Fe(III) coordination properties of a new saccharide-based exocyclic trihydroxamate analogue of ferrichrome.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 42, no. 1, Jan. 2003, pp. 42–50. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic025647u. Full Text

Boukhalfa, Hakim, and Alvin L. Crumbliss. “Chemical aspects of siderophore mediated iron transport.Biometals : An International Journal on the Role of Metal Ions in Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, vol. 15, no. 4, Dec. 2002, pp. 325–39. Epmc, doi:10.1023/a:1020218608266. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Heme redox properties of S-nitrosated hemoglobin A0 and hemoglobin S: implications for interactions of nitric oxide with normal and sickle red blood cells.J Biol Chem, vol. 277, no. 17, Apr. 2002, pp. 14557–63. Pubmed, doi:10.1074/jbc.M107658200. Full Text

Wirgau, Joseph I., et al. “Thermodynamics, kinetics, and mechanism of the stepwise dissociation and formation of Tris(L-lysinehydroxamato)iron(III) in aqueous acid.Inorg Chem, vol. 41, no. 6, Mar. 2002, pp. 1464–73. Pubmed, doi:10.1021/ic0109795. Full Text

Taboy, Céline H., et al. “Anaerobic oxidations of myoglobin and hemoglobin by spectroelectrochemistry.Methods in Enzymology, vol. 353, Jan. 2002, pp. 187–209. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0076-6879(02)53048-2. Full Text