Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1995
B.S., North Carolina State University 1990
Cudic, P, Kranz, JK, Behenna, DC, Kruger, RG, Tadesse, H, Wand, AJ, Veklich, YI, Weisel, JW, and McCafferty, DG. "Complexation of peptidoglycan intermediates by the lipoglycodepsipeptide antibiotic ramoplanin: Minimal structural requirements for intermolecular complexation and fibril formation." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99.11 (2002): 7384-7389. Full Text
Kruger, RG, Dostal, P, and McCafferty, DG. "An economical and preparative orthogonal solid phase synthesis of fluorescein and rhodamine derivatized peptides: FRET substrates for the Staphylococcus aureus sortase SrtA transpeptidase reaction." Chemical Communications 18 (2002): 2092-2093.
Cudic, P, Behenna, DC, Yu, MK, Kruger, RG, Szewczuk, LM, and McCafferty, DG. "Synthesis of P1-Citronellyl-P2-α-D-pyranosyl pyrophosphates as potential substrates for the E. coli undecaprenyl-pyrophosphoryl-N-acetylglucoseaminyl transferase MurG." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 11.24 (2001): 3107-3110. Full Text
Bishop, BM, McCafferty, DG, and Erickson, BW. "4'-Aminomethyl-2,2'-bipyridyl-4-carboxylic acid (Abc) and related derivatives: Novel bipyridine amino acids for the solid-phase incorporation of a metal coordination site within a peptide backbone." Tetrahedron 56.27 (2000): 4629-4638.
McCafferty, DG, Cudic, P, Yu, MK, Behenna, DC, and Kruger, R. "Synergy and duality in peptide antibiotic mechanisms." Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 3.6 (1999): 672-680. Full Text
Lessard, IAD, Pratt, SD, McCafferty, DG, Bussiere, DE, Hutchins, C, Wanner, BL, Katz, L, and Walsh, CT. "Homologs of the vancomycin resistance D-Ala-D-Ala dipeptidase VanX in Streptomyces toyocaensis, Escherichia coli and Synechocystis: Attributes of catalytic efficiency, stereoselectivity and regulation with implications for function." Chemistry and Biology 5.9 (1998): 489-504.
McCafferty, DG, Lessard, IAD, and Walsh, CT. "Mutational analysis of potential zinc-binding residues in the active site of the enterococcal D-Ala-D-Ala dipeptidase VanX." Biochemistry 36.34 (1997): 10498-10505. Full Text
McCafferty, DG, Friesen, DA, Danielson, E, Wall, CG, Saderholm, MJ, Erickson, BW, and Meyer, TJ. "Photochemical energy conversion in a helical oligoproline assembly." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93.16 (August 1996): 8200-8204. Full Text
McCafferty, DG, Slate, CA, Nakhle, BM, Jr, HDG, Austell, TL, Vachet, RW, Mullis, BH, and Erickson, BW. "Engineering of a 129-residue tripod protein by chemoselective ligation of proline-II helices." Tetrahedron 51.36 (1995): 9859-9872. Full Text
McCafferty, DG, Bishop, BM, Wall, CG, Hughes, SG, Mecklenberg, SL, Meyer, TJ, and Erickson, BW. "Synthesis of redox derivatives of lysine and their use in solid-phase synthesis of a light-harvesting peptide." Tetrahedron 51.4 (1995): 1093-1106.