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Dr. Stourman

Associate Professor
WBSH 6027



B.S./M.S.: Moscow State University, 1984

Ph.D.: Moscow State University, 1992

Research Fellow: Vanderbilt University, Biochemistry, Nashville, TN, 1999-2003 & 2004-2007

Research Interests

Dr. Stourman is interested in and conducts research on bacterial functional genomics during response to stress. She investigates bacterial glutathione metabolism and the mechanism and the biological role of bifunctional enzyme glutathionyl spermidine synthetase/amidase (GSS) and its products in E.coli.



Morse Z, Ballester A, Sui L, Stourman NV. Glutathionylspermidine Conjugate as a Potential Protective Agent of DNA Damage Caused by Oxidative Stress and UV Exposure. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (SciKnow Publications) (2013); 1(3): 52-57.  (PDF)
L Sui, JC Warren, JPN Russell, NV Stourman. Comparison of the functions of E. coli glutathionylspermidine synthetase/amidase and its predicted homologues YgiC and YjfC.  Int J Biochem Mol Biol. 2012;3(3):302-312

Stourman NV, Branch MC, Schaab MR, Harp JM, Ladner JE, Armstrong RN. Structure and Function of YghU, a Nu-Class Glutathione Transferase Related to YfcG from Escherichia coli. Biochemistry, 2011 Jan 24. [Feb 22;50(7):1274-81.]

Wadington MC, Ladner JE, Stourman NV, Harp JM, Armstrong RN. Analysis of the Structure and Function of YfcG from Escherichia coli Reveals an Efficient and Unique Disulfide Bond Reductase.  Biochemistry. 2009 Jul 21;48(28):6559-61.