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Li-june  Ming

Li-june Ming

Li-june Ming
Professor

Contact

Office: BSF 303
Phone: 813/974-2220
Lab: BSF 344
Email:

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Education

B.S., The College of Chinese Culture (now Chinese Culture University), 1979
M.S., National Tsing Hua University, 1981
Second Lieutenant, Military Service, 1981-83
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1988
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, 1988-91

Research

  • Inorganic Chemistry - Hydrolytic chemistry, metal-DNA chemistry, chemical modeling, detoxification of toxic phosphoesters like pesticides and nerve agents, NMR of paramagnetic compounds.
  • Biochemistry - Metalloproteins, Metalloproteases, Metalloantibiotics, peptides and proteins as "natural model systems", Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopies.

Current Funding

View our currently funded projects here.

Graduate Students

Darrell Cerrato, Shahedul Islam, Justin Moses, Christian Tang

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
10138CHM 4611001Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
3TR12:30pm-1:45pm
CPR 255
13289CHM 4970021Undergraduate Research
Requires Instructor Approval S-U Only
1-3
TBA TBA
13264CHM 6938006Structural Inorganic
3TR12:30pm-1:45pm
CPR 255
13376CHM 6971020Thesis: Master's
S-U Only
2-19
TBA TBA
13311CHM 6973020Directed Research
S-U Only
1-19
TBA TBA
13333CHM 7820021Directed Research
S-U Only
1-19
TBA TBA
13385CHM 7980021Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm To Doc Candidacy Req S-U Only
2-19
TBA TBA

Recent Publications

  • Metallo-ROS in Alzheimer's Disease: Oxidation of Neurotransmitters by CuII-ß-Amyloid and Neuropathology of the Disease
    da Silva, G. F. Z.; Ming, L.-J.  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 3337-3341.
  • How Well Should the Active Site and the Specific Recognition Be Defined for Proficient Catalyses? —Effective and Cooperative Polyphenol/Catechol Oxidation and Oxidative DNA Cleavage by a Copper(II)-Binding and H-bonding Copolymer
    Lykourinou, V.; Hanafy, A. I.; da Silva, G. F. Z.; Bisht, K. S.; Larsen, R. W.; Livingston, B. T.; Angerhofer, A.; Ming, L.-J.  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 2584-2592.
  • EPR Kinetics in Irradiated Syndiotactic Polystyrene at Elevated Temperatures
    Lin, C.-C.; Ming, L.-J.; Lee, C.-C.; Lee, S.  Polymer, 2008, 49, 3987-3992.
  • Purification and Characterization of Extracellular Lipases from the Newly Identified Pseudomonas monteilii TKU009 by the Use of Soybeans as the Substrate
    Wang, S.-L.; Lin, Y.-T.; Chio, S.-H.; Liang, T.-W.; Ming, L.-J.  J. Indust. Microbiol. Biotech., 2009, 36, 65-73.
  • Methionine Does Not Reduce Cu(II)-ß-Amyloid! —Rectification of the Roles of Methionine-35 and Reducing Agents in Metal-Centered Oxidation Chemistry of Cu(II)-ß-Amyloid
    da Silva, G. F. Z.; Lykourinou, V.; Angerhofer, A.; Ming L.-J.  Biochim. Biophys. Acta-Mol. Basis Dis., 2009, 1792, 49-55.
  • Iron(III)-Polymers as Proficient Catalysts for Acid Hydrolysis of Phosphodiester and Oxidative DNA Cleavage —Insight into Rational Design of Functional Metallopolymers
    Lykourinou, V.; Hanafy, A. I.; Angerhofer, A.; Bisht, K. S.; Ming, L.-J.  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, in press.