B.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., Columbia University

Phone: 510-450-7670

Publications (2014-present)

Khurana M, Fung EB, Vichinsky EP, Theil EC . Dietary nonheme iron is equally bioavailable from ferritin or ferrous sulfate in thalassemia intermedia. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017, 34:455-467.
doi: 10.1080/08880018.2017.1395935. PMID: 29232169.

Khan MA, Walden WE, Theil EC, Goss DJ. Thermodynamic and Kinetic Analyses of Iron Response Element (IRE)-mRNA Binding to Iron Regulatory Protein, IRP1. Sci Rep. 20177:8532. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09093-5. PMID: 28819260.

Theil EC, Tosha T, Behera RK. Solving Biology's Iron Chemistry Problem with Ferritin Protein Nanocages. Acc Chem Res. 2016, 49:784-91. doi: 0.1021/ar500469e. PMID: 27136423.

Behara RK, Torres R, Tosha T, Bradley JM, Goulding CW, Theil EC. Fe2+ substrate transport through ferritin protein cage ion channels influences enzyme activity and biomineralization. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2015, 18:957-69. doi: 10.1007/s00775-015-1279. PMID: 26202907.

Bernacchioni C, Ciambellotti S, Theil EC, Turano P. Is His54 a gating residue for the ferritin ferroxidase site? Biochim Biophys Acta 2015, 1854:1118-22;doi:0.1016/j.bbapap.2015.02.011. PMID: 25727028.

Theil EC. IRE mRNA riboregulators use metabolic iron (Fe(2+)) to control mRNA activity and iron chemistry in animals.Metallomics. 7:15-24 (2015); doi: 10.1039/c4mt00136b. PMID: 25209685.

Bernacchioni C, Ghini V, Pozzi C, Di Pisa F, Theil EC, Turano P. Loop electrostatics modulates the intersubunit interactions in ferritin. ACS Chem Biol. 9:2517-25 (2014); doi.1021/cb500431r. PMID: 25148224.

Behera RK, Theil EC. Moving Fe2+ from ferritin ion channels to catalytic OH centers depends on conserved protein cage carboxylates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111:7925-30 (2014); doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318417111. PMID: 24843174.

Khan MA, Ma J, Walden WE, Merrick WC, Theil EC, Goss DJ. Rapid kinetics of iron responsive element (IRE) RNA/iron regulatory protein 1 and IRE-RNA/eIF4F complexes respond differently to metal ions. Nucleic Acids Res. 42:6567-77(2014); doi: 10.1093/nar/gku248. PMID: 24728987.

Theil EC, Turano P, Ghini V, Allegrozzi M, Bernacchioni C. Coordinating subdomains of ferritin protein cages with catalysis and biomineralization viewed from the C4 cage axes. J Biol Inorg Chem. 19; 615-22 (2014); doi: 10.1007/s00775-014-1103-z. PMID: 24504941.

Kwak Y, Schwartz JK, Haldar S, Behera RK, Tosha T, Theil EC, Solomon EI. Spectroscopic studies of single and double variants of M ferritin: lack of conversion of a biferrous substrate site into a cofactor site for O2 activation. Biochemistry 53:473-82 (2014); doi: 10.1021/bi4013726. PMID: 24397299.

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