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  • Mason, A.Z., A. Cabrera, E. Alonzo, E. Sauble, Y. Chu, M. Linder and D.S. Sato. 2008. Copper binding components of serum and cytoplasm, copper turnover and excretion, and their responses to influx of large doses of 65Cu, in the mouse. BioMetals ISSN 0966-0844 (Print) 1572-8773 (Online). DOI10.1007/s10534-008-9139-6.

  • Mason, A.Z., R. Moeller, Thrippleton and D. Lloyd. 2007. The use of stable-isotopically labeled proteins and directly coupled HPLC-ICP-MS for quantitatively monitoring the transfer of metals between proteins. Anal. Biochem 369: 87-104.

  • Mason, A.Z., T. Potter, J. Webster and R.F. Meraz. 2005. Metalloprotein Crosstalk: Quantifying Zn atom exchange between isotopically labeled proteins using directly coupled HPLC-ICPMS. In: Plasma Source Mass Spectrometry, Current Trends and Future Developments. The Royal Society of Chemistry Special Publication 301: 3-27.

  • Mason, A.Z. and D.J. Reish. 2003. Radiocarbon dating and Metal Analysis of "fossil" and living calcareous tubes of Protula (Annelida: Polychaeta). Hydrobiologia 496: 371-383.

  • Mason, A.Z., J.A. Baca, A.B. De la Ree and F. Zhou. 2003. Anodic stripping voltametrry combined on line with ICP-MS via a direct injection high efficiency nebulizer. Anal. Chem 75: 2507-2511.

  • Mason, A.Z., S. Furata, F. Oritz, X. Sun, H. Wu and J. Momad. 2002. Copper uptake is required for pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate mediated oxidation and protein level increase of p53 in cells. Biochem. J. 365: 639-648.

  • Mason, A.Z. and M.R. Borja. 2002. Cu turnover in proteins of the visceral complex of Littorina littorea by stable isotopic analysis using coupled HPLC/ICP-MS. Mar. Environ. Res. 54: 351-355.

  • Mason, A.Z. and R. Meraz. 1998. Cytosolic metal speciation, studies by sequential, on-line, SE-IE/HPLC-ICPMS. Mar. Environ. Res. 46: 573-577.

  • Mason, A.Z. and K. Jenkins. 1995. Metal Speciation and Bioavailability in Aquatic International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry series (IUPAC). Chapter 10: Metal Detoxification in Aquatic Organisms. Pp 479-609. J. Wiley Publishers. (Eds. A. Tessier and D.R. Turner).

  • Mason, A.Z., S.D. Storms and K.D. Jenkins. 1990. Metallothionein separation and analysis by directly coupled size exclusion high performance liquid chromatography inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy. Anal. Biochem: 187-201 .

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Educational Background

  • 1975-1979 – Ph.D., Ph.D., University of Wales, UK. (Cell Biology)

  • 1972-1975 – B.S., University of Wales, UK. (Marine Zoology and Oceanography)

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Positions & Honors

  • 1983-84 – MRC Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex. United Kingdom

  • 1980-82 – NERC Post Doctoral Research Associate. , Department of Pure and Applied Zoology, University of Reading. United Kingdom.

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