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

Graham, D. G., et al. “Studies of the molecular pathogenesis of hexane neuropathy. II. Evidence that pyrrole derivatization of lysyl residues leads to protein crosslinking.Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, vol. 64, no. 3, July 1982, pp. 415–22. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0041-008x(82)90237-x. Full Text

Cognetti, G., and B. R. Shaw. “Structural differences in the chromatin from compartmentalized cells of the sea urchin embryo: differential nuclease accessibility of micromere chromatin.Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 9, no. 21, Nov. 1981, pp. 5609–21. Epmc, doi:10.1093/nar/9.21.5609. Full Text

Shaw, B. R., et al. “Shift in nucleosome populations during embryogenesis: microheterogeneity in nucleosomes during development of the sea urchin embryo.Biochemistry, vol. 20, no. 17, Aug. 1981, pp. 4971–78. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bi00520a025. Full Text

Schmitz, K. S., and B. R. Shaw. “Hydrodynamic evidence in support of spacer regions in chromatin.Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 197, no. 4304, Aug. 1977, pp. 661–63. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.877579. Full Text

Schmitz, K. S., and B. Ramsay Shaw. “Chromatin Conformation: A Systematic Analysis of Helical Parameters from Hydrodynamic Data.” Biopolymers, vol. 16, 1977, pp. 2619–33.

Shaw, B. R., and K. S. Schmitz. “Quasielastic light scattering by biopolymers. Conformation of chromatin multimers.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 73, no. 2, Nov. 1976, pp. 224–32. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0006-291x(76)90697-5. Full Text

Shaw, B. R., et al. “Analysis of the Subunit Structure in Chicken Erythrocyte Chromatin.” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Usa, 1976, pp. 503–07.

Ramsay Shaw, B., and K. S. Schmitz. “Reanalysis of Histone-Induced Conformational Changes in DNA Determined by Quasielastic Light Scattering.” Biopolymers, vol. 15, 1976, pp. 2313–15.

Shaw, B. R., and J. M. Schurr. “The association reaction of collagen model polypeptides (Pro‐Pro‐Gly)n.” Biopolymers, vol. 14, no. 9, Jan. 1975, pp. 1951–85. Scopus, doi:10.1002/bip.1975.360140913. Full Text