Faculty Profiles

Michael C. Fitzgerald
Professor of Chemistry
3222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1547
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.S., Davidson College 1989

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Analytical

Frankel, BA, Tong, Y, Bentley, ML, Fitzgerald, MC, and McCafferty, DG. "Mutational analysis of active site residues in the Staphylococcus aureus transpeptidase SrtA." Biochemistry 46.24 (June 2007): 7269-7278. Full Text

Frankel, BA, Tong, Y, Bentley, ML, Fitzgerald, MC, and McCafferty, DG. "Analysis of Active Site Residues in the Staphylococcus aureus Transpeptidase SrtA Mutational." Biochemistry 46 (2007): 7269-7278. (Academic Article)

Dai, SY, and Fitzgerald, MC. "A mass spectrometry-based probe of equilibrium intermediates in protein-folding reactions." Biochemistry 45.42 (October 24, 2006): 12890-12897. Full Text

Yang, X, Wang, M, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Direct analysis of backbone-backbone hydrogen bond formation in protein folding transition states." J Mol Biol 363.2 (October 20, 2006): 506-519. Full Text

Yang, X, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Total chemical synthesis of the B1 domain of protein L from Peptostreptococcus magnus." Bioorg Chem 34.3 (June 2006): 131-141. Full Text

Wang, M, Wales, TE, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Conserved thermodynamic contributions of backbone hydrogen bonds in a protein fold." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103.8 (February 10, 2006): 2600-2604. Full Text

Cisneros, GA, Wang, M, Silinski, P, Fitzgerald, MC, and Yang, W. "Theoretical and experimental determination on two substrates turned over by 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase." J Phys Chem A 110.2 (January 19, 2006): 700-708. Full Text

Tong, Y, Wuebbens, MM, Rajagopalan, KV, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Thermodynamic analysis of subunit interactions in Escherichia coli molybdopterin synthase." Biochemistry 44.7 (February 22, 2005): 2595-2601. Full Text

Dai, SY, Gardner, MW, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Protocol for the thermodynamic analysis of some proteins using an H/D exchange- and mass spectrometry-based technique." Anal Chem 77.2 (January 15, 2005): 693-697. Full Text