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Department ofChemistry and Biochemistry

Michael Carrasco

Michael Carrasco


Degree Information:

B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1990
M.A., Columbia University, 1991
M.Phil., Columbia University, 1994
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1995


Site-specific attachment of small organic molecules to peptides and proteins, and how the structure and function of the peptides and proteins are altered by the attached molecules.


M. R. Carrasco, O. Silva, K. A. Rawls, M. S. Sweeney, and A. A. Lombardo, "'Post-translational' modification of synthetic peptides by chemoselective alkylation of N-alkylaminooxy amino acids", 9th Chinese International Peptide Symposium, Shanghai, China, July 3-6, 2006.

M. R. Carrasco, K. A. Rawls, M. S. Sweeney, O. Silva, and A. A. Lombardo, "Synthesis of neolipopeptides by chemoselective alkylation of N-alkylaminooxy-containing peptides", Peptides Gordon Conference, Ventura, CA, February 19-24, 2006.

M. R. Carrasco, "N-Alkylaminooxy amino acids as versatile derivatives for "post-translational" modifications of synthetic peptides", 19th American Peptide Symposium, San Diego, CA, June 18-23, 2005.

  • Organic Chemistry I, II, III (Chem 31, Chem 32, Chem 33)
  • Bioorganic Chemistry (Chem 131)

Undergraduate coauthors are underlined.

  • M. R. Carrasco, O. Silva, K. A. Rawls, M. S. Sweeney, and A. A. Lombardo, "Chemoselective alkylation of N-alkylaminooxy-containing peptides", Org. Lett., 8, 3529-3532 (2006).
  • M. R. Carrasco, R. T. Brown, V. H. Doan, S. M. Kandel, and F. C. Lee, "2-(N-Fmoc)-3-(N-Boc-N-methoxy)-diaminopropanoic acid, an amino acid for the synthesis of mimics of O-linked glycopeptides", Biopolymers (Peptide Science), 84, 414-420 (2006).