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

Grant, Gerald A., et al. “The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons was held in Chicago, Illinois from October 6-10, 2012. Preface.Neurosurgery, vol. 60 Suppl 1, Aug. 2013, p. v. Pubmed, doi:10.1227/NEU.0000000000000006. Full Text

Romano, Ariel, et al. “Regulation of iron transport related genes by boron in the marine bacterium Marinobacter algicola DG893.Metallomics : Integrated Biometal Science, vol. 5, no. 8, Aug. 2013, pp. 1025–30. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c3mt00068k. Full Text

Bonaventura, Celia, et al. “Molecular controls of the oxygenation and redox reactions of hemoglobin.Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, vol. 18, no. 17, June 2013, pp. 2298–313. Epmc, doi:10.1089/ars.2012.4947. Full Text

Mollan, Todd L., et al. “α-Hemoglobin stabilizing protein (AHSP) markedly decreases the redox potential and reactivity of α-subunits of human HbA with hydrogen peroxide.The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 288, no. 6, Feb. 2013, pp. 4288–98. Epmc, doi:10.1074/jbc.m112.412064. Full Text

Harrington, James M., et al. “Characterization of the aqueous iron(III) chelation chemistry of a potential Trojan Horse antimicrobial agent: chelate structure, stability and pH dependent speciation.Biometals : An International Journal on the Role of Metal Ions in Biology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, vol. 25, no. 5, Oct. 2012, pp. 1023–36. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10534-012-9568-0. Full Text

Banerjee, Sambuddha, et al. “Haptoglobin alters oxygenation and oxidation of hemoglobin and decreases propagation of peroxide-induced oxidative reactions.Free Radical Biology & Medicine, vol. 53, no. 6, Sept. 2012, pp. 1317–26. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.07.023. Full Text

Harrington, James M., et al. “Amelioration of metal-induced toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans: utility of chelating agents in the bioremediation of metals.Toxicological Sciences : An Official Journal of the Society of Toxicology, vol. 129, no. 1, Sept. 2012, pp. 49–56. Epmc, doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfs191. Full Text

Kraiter, D. C., et al. “Synthesis and redox characterization of phosphazene terpolymers with pendant ferrocene groups.” Macromolecules, vol. 45, no. 9, May 2012, pp. 3658–68. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma300336e. Full Text

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