Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1526
Fax: 
(919 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 1986

B.S., Duke University 1980

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Education, Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Teo, Ruijie D., et al. “Mapping hole hopping escape routes in proteins.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, no. 32, Aug. 2019, pp. 15811–16. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1906394116. Full Text

Polizzi, Nicholas F., et al. “Engineering opposite electronic polarization of singlet and triplet states increases the yield of high-energy photoproducts.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, no. 29, July 2019, pp. 14465–70. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1901752116. Full Text

Ashfold, Michael, et al. “Photo-induced electron transfer: general discussion.Faraday Discussions, vol. 216, no. 0, July 2019, pp. 434–59. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9fd90029b. Full Text

Bai, Shuming, et al. “Quantum interferences among Dexter energy transfer pathways.Faraday Discussions, vol. 216, no. 0, July 2019, pp. 301–18. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9fd00007k. Full Text

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Assessing Possible Mechanisms of Micrometer-Scale Electron Transfer in Heme-Free Geobacter sulfurreducens Pili.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 123, no. 24, June 2019, pp. 5035–47. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01086. Full Text

Beratan, David N. “Why Are DNA and Protein Electron Transfer So Different?Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, vol. 70, June 2019, pp. 71–97. Epmc, doi:10.1146/annurev-physchem-042018-052353. Full Text

Teo, Ruijie D., et al. “Correction: Charge Transfer between [4Fe4S] Proteins and DNA Is Unidirectional: Implications for Biomolecular Signaling.Chem, vol. 5, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 1682–84. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.chempr.2019.05.016. Full Text

Michaeli, Karen, et al. “Voltage-induced long-range coherent electron transfer through organic molecules.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, no. 13, Mar. 2019, pp. 5931–36. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1816956116. Full Text

Teo, Ruijie D., et al. “Charge Transfer between [4Fe4S] Proteins and DNA Is Unidirectional: Implications for Biomolecular Signaling.Chem, vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 122–37. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.chempr.2018.09.026. Full Text

Peters, John W., et al. “A new era for electron bifurcation.Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 47, Dec. 2018, pp. 32–38. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.07.026. Full Text

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