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Western Collection: Russo, S. (VF)
A teacher and scholar of physical biochemistry, Salvatore F. Russo was born February 6, 1938, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was educated at Wesleyan University (BA (Chemistry), 1960) and Northwestern University (PhD (Chemistry), 1964). His doctoral dissertation was entitled Hydrogen Bonds between Model Peptide Groups in Solution. His post-doctoral professional experience includes appointments at the University of Washington and Sacramento State College. In 1968, Dr. Russo joined the faculty of the department of Chemistry at Western Washington University, where he attained the rank of Professor in 1983. He has also served as Professor Adjoint, Visiting Professor, and Visiting Fellow at the University of Colorado, as Visiting Professor at Washington State University, and as Visiting Scientist at COBE Laboratories. Author and co-author of many articles in professional journals, Dr. Russo's interests include biochemical research, protein structure and function, fluorescence techniques, and chemical education.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of off-prints, photocopies of articles, and other contributions authored and co-authored by Dr. Russo in the field of physical biochemistry and chemical education. It includes Dr. Russo's résumé and a list of publications. The collection is ongoing, with the first work published in 1963.
Notes on Arrangement
The collection is organized into folders. Items are ordered chronologically by date of publication, sub-arranged alphabetically by title where items share a common publication date. The arrangement is by Special Collections.
The collection is the gift of Dr. Salvatore F. Russo for The Western Collection.
Some of the material in this Collection may be under copyright.
[Resume], Salvatore F. Russo, July 2003
Publications List, Salvatore F. Russo, July 2003
Folder 2: Works, 1963-1978
Hanlon, Sue, S. F. Russo and I. M. Klotz. "Protonation of Amide Groups of Polypeptides by 'Helix-Breaking' Solvents." Journal of the American Chemical Society 85 (1963): 2024-2025.
Russo, Salvatore Franklin. "Hydrogen Bonds between Model Peptide Groups in Solution." Dissertation Abstracts 25 (1964): 4 pp.
Klotz, I. M., S. F. Russo, Sue Hanlon, and M. A. Stake. "Protonation of Amides in a Helix-Breaking Solvent." Journal of the American Chemical Society 86 (1964): 4774-4778.
Klotz, I. M. and S. F. Russo, "Studies of Peptide Hydrogen Bonding by Various Electro-Magnetic Methods." Protides of the Biological Fluids 14 Ed. by H. Peters. Amsterdam: Elsevier Pub. Co., 1966. 427-440.
Radhakrishnan, T. M., S. F. Russo, K. A. Walsh, and H. Neurath. "The Inhibition of Trypsinogen Activation by Low Concentrations of Urea." Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 130 (1969): 326-331.
Russo, Salvatore F. "Two Fluorescence Experiments." Journal of Chemical Education 46 (1969): 374-377.
Fancolli, Ted M. and Salvatore F. Russo. "Interaction of a Naphthalene Dye with Aphohemoglobin." Journal of Chemical Education 47 (1970): 54-55.
Chen, Wendy and Salvatore F. Russo. "Interaction of δ-Chymotrypsin with Proflavine." Canadian Journal of Biochemistry 49 (1971): 28-31.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Ralph B. Sorstrokke. "Hemoglobin: Isolation and Chemical Properties." Journal of Chemical Education 50 (1973): 347-350.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Wendy Wen-Chih Chen. "Fluorescent Probe Studies of Haptoglobin Type 1-1." Biochemistry 13 (1974): 5300-5304.
Russo, Salvatore F., Randall G. Engel & Marvin Fritz. "Disc Gel Electrophoresis of Histones and Protamines." Biochemical Education 4 (1976): 52-55.
Russo, Salvatore F. "Units for Absorptivity Coefficients." Biochemical Education 4 (1976): 57.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Wendy Wen-Chih Chen. "Fluorescent Probe Studies of Haptoglobin Type 2-1." Physiological Chemistry and Physics 8 (1976): 229-236.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Tom Holzman. "The Activity of Trypsin." Journal of Chemical Education 54 (1977): 60-61.
Russo, Salvatore F. "Isolation and Chemical Properties of Hemoglobin." Modular Laboratory Program in Chemistry: REAC-175. Boston: Willard Grant Press, 1977. 7 pp.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Randall G. Engel. "Application of Thin Film Dialysis to the Determination of Equilibrium Constants." Biopolymers 17 (1978): 837-842.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Randall G. Engel. "A Fluorescent Probe Study of Salmine AI." Physiological Chemistry & Physics 10 (1978): 163-176.
Russo, Salvatore F., Anders V. Persson, and Irwin B. Wilson. "A Fluorogenic Substrate for Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme in Plasma." Clinical Chemistry 24 (1978): 1539-1542.
Holzman, Thomas F. and Salvatore F. Russo. "Isolation of an Inhibitor of Bovine Trypsin from the Tissues of the Purple Sea Star Pisaster Ochraceus." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 60 (1978): 329-331.
Persson, Anders, Salvatore F. Russo, and Irwin B. Wilson. "A New Chromogenic Substrate for Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme." Analytical Biochemistry 91 (1978): 674-683.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Deborah J. Yadoff. "Purification and Characterization of Trypsin-Like Enzymes from the Purple Sea Star Pisaster Ochraceus." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 60 (1978): 453-455.
Folder 3: Works, 1980-
Russo, Salvatore F. "Hemolysis, Plasmolysis, and Qualitative Tests of Hemoglobin." Modular Laboratory Program in Chemistry: REAC-225. Boston: Willard Grant Press, 1980. 7 pp.
Russo, Sal. "Regeneration Using Ion Exchange Chromatography." [Technical report to COBE Labs, August 1981]. 19 leaves.
Holzman, Thomas F., Don C. Williams, and Salvatore F. Russo. "Evidence for the Presence of a Trypsinogen-Like Zymogen in the Tissues of the Sea Star Pisaster Ochraceus." Physiological Chemistry and Physics 14 (1982): 565-580.
Russo, Salvatore F. "Assay for Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme." Journal of Chemical Education 60 (1983): 779-780.
Russo, Salvatore F. and D. Nicholas Morris. "A Fluorescent Probe for the Active Site of Bovine Trypsin." Physiological Chemistry and Physics and Medical NMR 15 (1983): 223-227.
Russo, S F. "Effect of Enzyme Inhibition." Biochemical Education 12 (1984): 169.
Holzman, T. F., S. F. Russo and Don C. Williams. "Effects of Feeding and Starvation on Proteolytic and Tryptic Activities in Pyloric Caecal Tissues and Duct Fluids of the Seastar Pisaster Ochraceus." Marine Biology 90 (1985): 55-59.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Leonard Moothart. "Kinetic Study of the Enzyme Lactase." Journal of Chemical Education 63 (1986): 242-243.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Erin T. Wahl. "Autocatalytic Activation of Trypsinogen by Trypsin." Journal of Chemical Education 64 (1987): 83-84.
Russo, Salvatore F. "Storage of Polyacrylaminde Gels." Journal of Chemical Education 65 (1988): 370.
Russo, Salvatore F, Randall G Engel and Marvin Fritz. "Disc Gel Electrophoresis of Histones and Protamines." Practical Biochemistry for Colleges. Ed. E. J. Wood. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1989. 73-74.
Russo, Salvatore F. Rev. of For the Love of Enzymes: the Odyssey of a Biochemist, by Arthur Kornberg. Journal of Chemical Education 66 (1989): A300.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Judy Utter Dahlberg. "An Enzyme Immunoassay for Human Transferrin." Journal of Chemical Education 67 (1990): 175-176.
Russo, Salvatore F. and Angie Radcliffe. "Separations Utilizing Gel Filtration and Ion-Exchange Chromatography." Journal of Chemical Education 68 (1991): 168-169.
Kaeberlein, Matt; Salvatore F. Russo, advisor. "A Comparison of the Thermostability of Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate Dehydrogenase from Thermophiles and Mesophiles in Different Ionic Salt Solutions." Journal of Young Investigators 6 (2002): 1-16.
Russo, S. F. "Charge Behavior of Amino Acids and Polypeptides (A Biochemistry Computer-Assisted Instruction Program for Use on the IBM Computer)." 1989. 1 computer disk, 3 1/2 in. [Author copy, 2003; published 1990 by COMPress, Fairfield, CT]
Russo, S. F. "Enzyme Nomenclature (A Biochemistry Computer-Assisted Instruction Program for Use on the IBM Computer). 2003. 1 computer disk, 3 1/2 in. Unpublished.
Russo, Sal and Lisa Gentile. "Preparation, purification, and secondary structure determination of Bacillus circulans xylanase." Journal of chemical education 83 (2006): 1850-1852. Photocopy.