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

Spasojevic, Ivan, et al. “Electrochemical Behavior of the Fe(III) Complexes of the Cyclic Hydroxamate Siderophores Alcaligin and Desferrioxamine E.Inorg Chem, vol. 38, no. 3, Feb. 1999, pp. 449–54. Pubmed, doi:10.1021/ic980635n. Full Text

Bonaventura, C., et al. “Internal electron transfer between hemes and Cu(II) bound at cysteine beta93 promotes methemoglobin reduction by carbon monoxide.The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 274, no. 9, Feb. 1999, pp. 5499–507. Epmc, doi:10.1074/jbc.274.9.5499. Full Text

Taboy, C. H., et al. “Spectroelectrochemistry of heme proteins: effects of active-site heterogeneity on Nernst plots.Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics (Lausanne, Switzerland), vol. 48, no. 1, Feb. 1999, pp. 79–86. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0302-4598(98)00236-0. Full Text

Spasojević, I., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Bulk liquid membrane transport of ferrioxamine B by neutral and ionizable carriers.” Journal of the Chemical Society  Dalton Transactions, no. 23, Dec. 1998, pp. 4021–27.

Batinić-Haberle, I., et al. “Lariat Ether Carboxylic Acids as Ionizable Hosts in the Second Coordination Sphere of the Siderophore Ferrioxamine B in Chloroform.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 37, no. 7, Dec. 1998, pp. 1438–45.

Caldwell, C. D., and A. L. Crumbliss. “Molecular Recognition of Ferrioxamine B by Host-Guest Complex Formation with Lasalocid A in Chloroform.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 37, no. 8, Dec. 1998, pp. 1906–12.

Urano, Y., et al. “Pronounced axial thiolate ligand effect on the reactivity of high-valent oxo-iron porphyrin intermediate.” Chemtracts, vol. 11, no. 5, May 1998, pp. 327–32.

Ghio, A. J., et al. “The release of iron from different asbestos structures by hydrogen peroxide with concomitant O2 generation.Biometals, vol. 11, no. 1, Jan. 1998, pp. 41–47. Pubmed, doi:10.1023/a:1009257323963. Full Text