Faculty Profiles

Barbara R. Shaw
William T. Miller Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
1105 French Family Science Ctr, Box 90346, Chemistry Department, Durham, NC 27708-0346
(919) 451-9197
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Washington 1973

M.S., University of Washington 1967

B.A., Bryn Mawr College 1965

Sood, A., et al. “The synthesis and antineoplastic activity of 2'-deoxy-nucleoside-cyanoboranes in murine and human culture cells.Anticancer Research, vol. 12, no. 2, Mar. 1992, pp. 335–43.

Tomasz, J., et al. “5'-P-Borane-Substituted Thymidine Monophosphate and Triphosphate.” Angewandte Chemie, vol. 31, 1992, pp. 1371–75.

Spielvogel, B. F., et al. “From boron analogues of amino acids to boronated dna: Potential new pharmaceuticals and neutron capture agents.” Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol. 63, no. 3, Jan. 1991, pp. 415–18. Scopus, doi:10.1351/pac199163030415. Full Text

Frederico, L. A., et al. “A sensitive genetic assay for the detection of cytosine deamination: determination of rate constants and the activation energy.Biochemistry, vol. 29, no. 10, Mar. 1990, pp. 2532–37. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bi00462a015. Full Text

Sood, A., et al. “Boron-Containing Nucleic Acids. 2.1 Synthesis of Oligodeoxynucleoside Boranophosphates.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 112, no. 24, Jan. 1990, pp. 9000–01. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00180a066. Full Text

Dean Williams, L., et al. “In a Model C:G Base Pair, One Amino Group Rotates and the Other Does Not.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 112, no. 2, Jan. 1990, pp. 829–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00158a050. Full Text

Sowers, L. C., et al. “Hydrolysis of N3-methyl-2'-deoxycytidine: model compound for reactivity of protonated cytosine residues in DNA.Mutation Research, vol. 215, no. 1, Nov. 1989, pp. 131–38. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0027-5107(89)90225-x. Full Text

Sood, A., et al. “Boron-containing nucleic acids: Synthesis of cyanoborane adducts of 2'-deoxynucleosides.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 111, no. 26, Jan. 1989, pp. 9234–35. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00208a019. Full Text

Williams, N. G., et al. “Dimers, trimers, and tetramers of cytosine with guanine.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 111, no. 18, Jan. 1989, pp. 7205–09. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00200a046. Full Text

Sowers, L. C., et al. “Base stacking and molecular polarizability: effect of a methyl group in the 5-position of pyrimidines.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 148, no. 2, Oct. 1987, pp. 790–94. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0006-291x(87)90945-4. Full Text