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Publications

  • Carrano, C.J. 2016. A Family of Homo and Heteroscorpionate Ligands: Applications to Bioinorganic Chemistry. European Journal Inorganic Chemistry.

  • Miller, E., H. Auerbach, V. Schünemann, T. Tymon and C. Carrano. 2016. Surface binding, localization and storage of iron in the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Metallomics : Integrated Biometal Science 8: 403.

  • Tran, B., A. Arita, A. Cooksy and C. Carrano. 2016. Examination of oxygen atom transfer reactivity of heteroscorpionate dioxo-Mo(VI) complexes. Inorganica Chimica Acta 447: 45-51.

  • Miller, E., Y. Wu and C. Carrano. 2016. Boron uptake, localization, and speciation in marine brown algae. Metallomics 8: 161-169.

  • Barker, R., J. Tisnado, L. Lambert, A. Gardes, M. Carrano, P. Carrano, C. Gillian and C. Carrano. 2015. Molecular characterization of a homolog of the ferric-uptake regulator, Fur, from the marine bacterium Marinobacter algicola DG893. BIOMETALS 28: 197-206.

  • Miller, E., L. Bottger, A. Weerasinghe, A. Crumbliss, B. Matzanke, W. Meyer-Klaucke, F. Kupper and C. Carrano. 2014. Surface-bound iron. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 585-594.

  • Yarimizu, K., G. Polido, A. Gardes, M. Carter, M. Hilbern and C. Carrano. 2014. Evaluation of photo-reactive siderophore producing bacteria before, during and after a bloom of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum. Metallomics 6: 1156-1163.

  • Persson, R., M. Stchedroff, R. Gobetto, C. Carrano, M. Richmond, M. Monari and E. Nordlander. 2013. Synthesis, Characterization, and Dynamic Behaviour of Triosmium Clusters Containing the Tridentate Ligand {Ph2PCH2CH2}2S (PSP). European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013: 2447-2459.

  • Gärdes, A., C. Triana, S. Amin, D. Green, A. Romano, L. Trimble and C. Carrano. 2013. Detection of photoactive siderophore biosynthetic genes in the marine environment. BioMetals 26: 507-516.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, A. Gärdes, A. Romano, L. Trimble and C. Carrano. 2012. Siderophore-mediated iron uptake in two clades of Marinobacter spp. associated with phytoplankton. BioMetals 25: 181-192.

  • Hartnett, A., L. Bottger, B. Matzanke and C. Carrano. 2012. Iron transport and storage in the coccolithophore. Metallomics 4: 1160-1166.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, D. Al Waheeb, A. Gärdes and C. Carrano. 2012. Iron transport in the genus Marinobacter. BioMetals 25: 135-147.

  • Hartnett, A., L. Bottger, B. Matzanke and C. Carrano. 2012. multidisciplinary study of iron transport and storage in the marine green alga Tetraselmis suecica. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 116: 188-194.

  • Romano, A., T. Hahn, N. Davis, C. Lowery, A. Struss, K. Janda, L. Boettger, B. Matzanke and C. Carrano. 2012. Fe(III) and Ga(III) coordination chemistry of 3-(1-hydroxymethylidene) and 3-(1-hydroxydecylidene)-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidine-2,4-dione. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry: 96-103.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, A. Gaerdes, A. Romano, L. Trimble and C. Carrano. 2012. Siderophore-mediated iron uptake in two clades of Marinobacter spp. associated with phytoplankton. Biometals: 181-192.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, D. Al Waheeb, A. Gaerdes and C. Carrano. 2012. Iron transport in the genus Marinobacter. Biometals: 135-147.

  • Boettger, L., E. Miller, C. Andresen, B. Matzanke, F. Kuepper and C. Carrano. 2012. Atypical iron storage in marine brown algae. Journal of Experimental Botany: 5763-5772.

  • Hartnett, A., L. Boettger, B. Matzanke and C. Carrano. 2012. Iron transport and storage in the coccolithophore. Metallomics: 1160-1166.

  • Hartnett, A., L. Boettger, B. Matzanke and C. Carrano. 2012. multidisciplinary study of iron transport and storage in the marine green alga Tetraselmis suecica. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry: 188-194.

  • Cock, J., L. Sterck, P. Rouze, D. Scornet, A. Allen, G. Amoutzias, V. Anthouard, F. Artiguenave, J. Aury and J. Badger. 2010. Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae. Nature (London): 617-621.

  • Carrano, C., S. Schellenberg, S. Amin, D. Green and F. Küpper. 2009. Boron and Marine Life. Marine Biotechnology 11: 431-440.

  • Carrano, C., J. Carrano and G. Girty. 2009. Re-examining the Egyptian colonial encounter in Nubia through a compositional, mineralogical, and textural comparison of ceramics. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 785-797.

  • Santillan, G. and C. Carrano. 2009. Self-Assembly of Silver(I) Coordination Polymers Formed through Hydrogen Bonding with Ditopic Heteroscorpionate Ligands. Crystal Growth & Design 9: 1590-1598.

  • Santillan, G. and C. Carrano. 2009. Self assembly of silver(I) coordination polymers formed through hydrogen bonding with a new ditopic heteroscorpionate ligand. Dalton Transactions: 6599-6605.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, M. Hart, F. Küpper, W. Sunda, C. Carrano and D. Karl. 2009. Photolysis of Iron-Siderophore Chelates Promotes Bacterial-Algal Mutualism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 17071-17076.

  • Carrano, J., G. Girty and C. Carrano. 2009. Re-examining the Egyptian colonial encounter in Nubia through a compositional, mineralogical, and textural comparison of ceramics. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 785-797.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, M. Hart, F. Kupper, W. Sunda and C. Carrano. 2009. Photolysis of iron-siderophore chelates promotes bacterial-algal mutualism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 17071-17076.

  • Zhang, G., S. Amin, F. Kupper, P. Holt, C. Carrano and A. Butler. 2009. Ferric Stability Constants of Representative Marine Siderophores. Inorganic Chemistry 48: 11466-11473.

  • Amin, S., D. Green, F. Kupper and C. Carrano. 2009. Vibrioferrin, an Unusual Marine Siderophore. Inorganic Chemistry 48: 11451-11458.

  • Santillan, G. and C. Carrano. 2008. Nickel(II), copper(II), and cobalt(II) solid-state structures formed through hydrogen bonding with ditopic heteroscorpionate ligands. Dalton Transactions: 3995-4005.

  • Santillan, G. and C. Carrano. 2008. Cobalt, zinc, and nickel complexes of a diatopic heteroscorpionate ligand. Inorganic Chemistry 47: 930-939.

  • Tran, B. and C. Carrano. 2007. Oxo-molybdenum complexes of the facially coordinating trisborate ligand. Inorganic Chemistry 46: 5429.

  • Santillan, G. and C. Carrano. 2007. Synthesis and characterization of copper(II) complexes of nonfacially coordinating heteroscorpionate ligands (4-carboxyphenyl)bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)methane and (3-carboxyphenyl)bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)methane. Inorganic Chemistry 46: 1751-1759.

  • Tran, B. and C. Carrano. 2007. Oxo-molybdenum(VI,V,IV) complexes of the facially coordinating tris(mercaptoimidazolyl)borate ligand. Inorganic Chemistry 46: 5429-5438.

  • Amin, S., F. Küpper, D. Green, W. Harris and C. Carrano. 2007. Boron binding by a siderophore isolated from marine bacteria associated with the toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum. Journal of the American Chemical Society: 478-9.

  • Harris, W., S. Amin, F. Küpper, D. Green and C. Carrano. 2007. Borate binding to siderophores: structure and stability. Journal of the American Chemical Society: 12263-71.

  • Küpper, F., C. Carrano, J. Kuhn and A. Butler. 2006. Photoreactivity of iron(III)-aerobactin: photoproduct structure and iron(III) coordination. Inorganic chemistry: 6028-33.

  • Hammes, B., B. Chohan, S. Einwaechter, J. Hoffman and C. Carrano. 2004. A Family of Dioxo-Molybdenum(VI) Complexes of N2X Heteroscorpionate Ligands of Relevance to Molybdoenzymes. Inorganic Chemistry 43: 7800-7806.

  • Chohan, B., S. Einwaechter, J. Hoffman, P. Basu and C. Carrano. 2004. Stereoisomerization in oxo-Mo Complexes of Relevance to Molybdoenzymes: Oxidation state dependence and Differential Oxygen Atom Transfer Reactivity. Inorganic Chemistry 43: 7573-7575.

  • Zhang, G., S. Hickford, F. Kuepper, C. Carrano, J. Blunt and A. Butler. 2004. Petrobactin Sulfonate, a New Siderophore Produced by the Marne Bacterium Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus. Journal of Natural Products 67: 1897-1899.

  • Hickford, S., F. Küpper, G. Zhang, C. Carrano, J. Blunt and A. Butler. 2004. Petrobactin sulfonate, a new siderophore produced by the marine bacterium Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus. Journal of natural products: 1897-9.

  • Smith, J., Z. Shirin and C. Carrano. 2003. Control of thiolate nucleophilicity and specificity in zinc metalloproteins by hydrogen bonding. Journal of the American Chemical Society 125: 868-869.

  • Carrano, C. and C. Warthen. 2003. The Cu (II) Acetate Complex of the Heteroscorpionate ligand, (2-hydroxy-3-t-butyl-methylphenyl)bis(3,5 dimethylpyrazolyl)methane: A Structural Model for Galatose Oxidase and Copper substituted Serralysin and Astacin. J. Inorg. Biochem 94: 197-199.

  • Shirin, Z., B. Hammes, C. Warthen and C. Carrano. 2003. A Comparison of the Coordination Preferences of Zn, Co and Cd(II) with the Heteroscorpionate ligand, (2-hydroxy-3-t-butyl-methylphenyl)bis(3,5 dimethylpyrazolyl)methane. J. Chem. Cryst 33: 431-436.

  • Hammes, B., M. Kieber-Emmons, J. Latizia, Z. Shirin, C. Carrano and A. Rheingold. 2003. Synthesis and Characterization of Several Zinc(II) Complexes Containing a Bulky Heteroscorpionate Ligand Bis(5-tert-butyl-3-methylpyrazol-2-yl)acetate: Relevance to the Resting States of the Zinc(II) Enzymes Thermolysin and Carboxypeptidase A. Inorg. Chim. Acta 346: 227-238.

  • Peariso, K., B. Chohan, C. Carrano and M. Kirk. 2003. Synthesis and EPR Characterization of Mixed Thiolate/Selenolate Oxo-Molybdenum (V) Models for the One-Electron Reduced Molybdenum Site of Sulfite Oxidase. Inorg. Chem 42: 6194-6203.

  • Smith, J., Z. Shirin and C. Carrano. 2003. Control of Zinc-Thiolate Nucleophilicity and Specificity in Zinc Metalloproteins by Hydrogen Bonding: Lessons from Model Compound Studies. J. Amer. Chem. Soc 125(4): 868-869.

  • Chohan, B., B. Hammes, C. Carrano, V. Nemykin, B. Kail and P. Basu. 2003. Geometric Isomerization in Mononuclear Oxo-Molybdenum (V) Complexes: Implications for Coordinated Exogenous Ligation in Molybdoenzymes. Inorg. Chem 42: 5999-6007.

  • Shirin, Z. and C. Carrano. 2003. New Heteroscorpionate Ligands with Hydrogen Bond Donor and Acceptor Groups: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity with Divalent Co, Zn and Ni Ions. Polyhedron 23: 239-244.

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Educational Background

  • 1976 – PhD, Texas A&M University (Inorganic Chemistry)

  • 1972 – BS, UCSB (chemistry)

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Grants

  • Mechanisms of Iron uptake and Storage in Marine Macroalgae: An Integrated Bioinorganic Approach

  • Biogeochemistry of Iron, Iodine and Boron in Marine Plant-like Linages.

  • The Role of Bacterial Metabolites in the Development of Toxic Phytoplankton Blooms

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Positions & Honors

  • 2016 – Fellow , Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)

  • 2011 – Fellow in Chemistry, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • 2000 – Associate Editor, BioMetals

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Crumbliss, A – Duke University

  • Kuepper, F – University of Aberdeen

  • Mason, Z – CSU-LB

  • Matzanke, B – University of Luebeck

  • Schünemann, V – Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

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