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

Williams, L. D., and B. R. Shaw. “Protonated base pairs explain the ambiguous pairing properties of O6-methylguanine.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 84, no. 7, Apr. 1987, pp. 1779–83. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.84.7.1779. Full Text

Williams, L. D., et al. “The hydrogen bonding of cytosine with guanine: calorimetric and 1H-nmr analysis of the molecular interactions of nucleic acid bases.Biopolymers, vol. 26, no. 4, Apr. 1987, pp. 591–603. Epmc, doi:10.1002/bip.360260411. Full Text

Sowers, L. C., et al. “DNA base modification: ionized base pairs and mutagenesis.Mutation Research, vol. 177, no. 2, Apr. 1987, pp. 201–18. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0027-5107(87)90003-0. Full Text

Chambers, S. A. M., and B. Ramsay Shaw. “Histone Modifications Accompanying the Onset of Developmental Commitment in the 16-Cell Stage Sea Urchin Embryo.” Dev. Biol., vol. 124, 1987, pp. 523–31.

Chambers, S. A. M., and B. R. Shaw. “Levels of histone H4 diacetylation decrease dramatically during sea urchin embryonic development and correlate with cell doubling rate.” Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 259, no. 21, Dec. 1984, pp. 13458–63.

Chambers, S. A., et al. “Diffusible factors are responsible for differences in nuclease sensitivity among chromatins originating from different cell types.Experimental Cell Research, vol. 154, no. 1, Sept. 1984, pp. 213–23. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0014-4827(84)90681-5. Full Text

Richards, R. G., and B. R. Shaw. “Temporal Changes in Nucleosome Populations during Sea Urchin Early Development.” Biochemistry, vol. 23, no. 9, Jan. 1984, pp. 2095–102. Scopus, doi:10.1021/bi00304a034. Full Text

SOWERS, L. C., et al. “IONIZED BASE-PAIRS - A PROBABLE CONSEQUENCE OF MUTAGENIC ALKYLATION OF DNA.” Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, vol. 25, no. MAR, AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, Jan. 1984, pp. 20–20.

Mold, D. E., et al. “Silver staining of histones in Triton-acid-urea gels.Analytical Biochemistry, vol. 135, no. 1, Nov. 1983, pp. 44–47. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0003-2697(83)90727-3. Full Text

Chambers, S. A., et al. “Shortest nucleosomal repeat lengths during sea urchin development are found in two-cell embryos.Biochemistry, vol. 22, no. 24, Nov. 1983, pp. 5626–31. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bi00293a026. Full Text