Faculty Summaries
Jenny P Glusker, DPhil, DSc
Jenny P Glusker, DPhil, DSc
Professor Emeritus
Office Phone: 215-728-2220
Fax: 215-379-2863

2000 - Present

  • Glusker JP, Trueblood KN. Crystal Structure Analysis. Book. Third Edition. Oxford Univeristy Press: Oxford. Jun 2010.
  • Glusker JP. Electron-density maps. What insight can we gain from them?. Invited talk, American Crystallographic Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 24-29, 2010.
  • Glusker J, Carrell HL, Kovalevsky A, Hanson L, Fisher Z, Mustyakimov M, Mason S, Forsyth T, Langan P. Using neutron protein crystallography to understand enzyme mechanism. Acta Crystallographica D. 2010. Accepted for publication.
  • Glusker, JP. Book review of “The molecularization of the world picture, or the rise of the Universum Arausiacum” by Henk Kubbinga. Crystallography Reviews. 2010 In press.
  • Kovalevsky AY, Hanson L, Fisher SZ, Mustyakimov M, Mason SA, Forsyth VT, Blakeley MP, Keen DA, Wagner T, Carrell HL, Katz AK, Glusker JP, Langan P. Metal ion roles and the movement of hydrogen during reaction catalyzed by D-xylose isomerase: a joint X-ray and neutron diffraction study. Structure, 2010 Jun 9;18:688-699. [Made the journal cover]
  • Glusker J. Complex protein structures by neutron scattering. Invited talk at American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 10-14, 2008.
  • Glusker J. Time-of-flight neutron structure of D-xylose isomerase. Invited talk Japan Atomic Energy Agency in Tokai, Ibraki, Japan. Symposium on Neutron Protein Crystallography – Current Status and Future Prospects. August 21-22, 2008.
  • Glusker JP, Langan P, Kovalevsky AY, Katz AK, Carrell HL, Hanson L, Mustakimov M, Fisher Z, Coates L, Schoenborn BP, Bunick G. Invited talk at International Union of Crystallography Meeting, Osaka, Japan, August 22-30, 2008.
  • Kovalevsky AY, Katz AK, Carrell HL, Hanson L, Mustyakimov M, Fisher SZ, Coates L, Schoenborn BP, Bunick GJ, Glusker JP, Langan P. Hydrogen location in stages of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction: Time-of-flight neutron structure of D-xylose isomerase with bound D-xylulose. Biochemistry. 2008 Jul;47(29):7595-7. [Selected by the journal as a “hot article”]
  • Bae S, Mah H, Chaturvedi S, Jeknic TM, Baird WM, Katz AK, Carrell HL, Glusker JP, Okazaki T, Laali KK, Zajc B, Lakshman MK. Synthetic, crystallographic, computational, and biological studies of 1,4-difluorobenzo[c]phenanthrene and its metabolites. J Org Chem. 2007 Sep 28;72(20):7625-33.
  • Abrahams SC, Glusker JP. Elizabeth Armstrong Wood - Obituary. Physics Today. 2006 Nov;59(11):75-6.
  • Glusker JP. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994). In: Byers N, Williams GA, editors. “Out of the shadows: contributions of twentieth-century women to physics.” Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press; 2006. Chapter 22; p. 240-61.
  • Bock CW, Markham GD, Katz AK, Glusker JP. The arrangement of first- and second-shell water molecules around metal ions: effects of charge and size. Theor Chem Acc. 2006;115:100-12.
  • Glusker JP. Book review of “Crystal structure determination” by Werner Massa. 2005.
  • Glusker JP. Understanding electron-density maps. Abstracts of Papers, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13-17, 2005, CHED-1409.
  • Glusker JP. Cation-activated enzymes. In: King RB, editor. “Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry.” New York: John Wiley & Sons; 2005. p. 815-24.
  • Hanson BL, Langan P, Katz AK, Li XM, Harp JM, Glusker JP, Schoenborn BP, Bunick GJ. A preliminary time-of-flight neutron diffraction study of Streptomyces rubiginosus D-xylose isomerase. Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography. 2004 Feb;60:241-249.
  • Glusker JP. Metal ions in biological systems: information from crystallographic and theoretical studies. Abstracts, 60th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Fort Worth, TX, United States, September 29-October 4, 2004. SEPT04-319.
  • Glusker JP. Teaching Crystallography to Pharmacists. In: El-Sayed K, editor. “Proceedings of the Seventh International School and Workshop of Crystallography on Computer-based Crystallographic Teaching Material, February 2-7, 2002.” Olympic Village, Ismailia, Egypt: 2004. p. 99-173.
  • Hanson BL, Bunick GJ, Katz A, Glusker JP, Li X, Schoenborn BP, Langan PA. Thermal neutron protein crystallography — enzyme-mechanism investigations with D-xylose isomerase. BESAC Report (Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, DOE), 2003.
  • George P, Glusker JP, Markham GD, Trachtman M, Bock CW. An ab initio molecular orbital study comparing the bonding of the NH3 and the H2O in the monoammines and the monohydrates of main group and transition metal ions. Molecular Physics. 2003;101(15):2451-67.
  • Katz AK, Shimoni-Livny L, Navon O, Navon N, Bock CW, Glusker JP. Copper-binding motifs: Structural and theoretical aspects. Helv Chim Acta. 2003;86(5):1320-38.
  • Glusker JP. Book review of “Protein crystallization. Techniques, strategies and tips. A laboratory manual,” edited by T.M. Bergfors. (International University Line: La Jolla, CA 1999). Crystal Growth and Design. 2003;3:109.
  • Bock CW, Markham GD, Katz AK, Glusker JP. The arrangement of first- and second-shell water molecules in trivalent aluminum complexes: results from density functional theory and structural crystallography. Inorg Chem. 2003 Mar 10;42(5):1538-48.
  • Hanson BL, Langan P, Katz A, Li X, Schoenborn BP, Glusker JP, Bunick GJ. Spallation neutron protein crystallography: enzyme mechanism studies with D-xylose isomerase. LANSCE, Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Reviews: LALP-02-219, 2002.
  • George P, Glusker JP, Trachtman M, Bock CW. Linear relationships between acidity and stability in mono- and hexahydrated metal ions: a computational study. Chemical Physics Letters. 2002 Jan 17;351:454-8.
  • Glusker JP. Editorial. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2002 Dec;58(Pt 12):1971.
  • Glusker JP. Book review of “Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA” by B. Maddox (Harper Collins, London 2002). Physics World. 2002;15:42-3.
  • Markham GD, Glusker JP, Bock CW. The arrangement of first- and second-sphere water molecules in divalent magnesium complexes: results from molecular orbital and density functional theory and from structural crystallography. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2002;106(19):5118-34.
  • Byram SK, Glusker JP. Robert Allen Sparks - Obituary. Physics Today. 2002 Mar;55(3):92 and 94.
  • Carrell HL, Glusker JP. Crystal properties and handling. 5.1 Crystal morphology, optical properties of crystals and crystal mounting. In: Rossmann M, Arnold E, editors. “International tables for crystallography, Volume F, Crystal properties and handling.” Dordrecht London Boston: Published for the International Union of Crystallography by Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2001. p. 111-116, 121-122.v
  • Trachtman M, Markham GD, Glusker JP, George P, Bock CW. Interactions of metal ions with water: ab initio molecular orbital studies of structure, vibrational frequencies, charge distributions, bonding enthalpies, and deprotonation enthalpies. Part 2. Monohydroxides. Inorg Chem. 2001 Aug 13;40(17):4230-41.
  • Glusker JP. Book review of "Perspectives in Structural Biology" edited by M. Vijayan, N. Yathindra and A.S. Kolaskar. Acta Cryst. 2001;D57:477.
  • Glusker JP, Katz AK, Bock CW. Two-metal binding motifs in protein crystal structures. Structural Chemistry. 2001;12(3/4):323-341.
  • George P, Glusker JP, Bock CW. Cyclization/fission and fragmentation/ recombination mechanisms for the 1,2 shift in free radicals: a computational study of H2C•-CH2X (X = -CCH, -CN, -CH=CH2, and -CH=NH) and H2C•-CH2CY=O (Y = -H, -F, -Cl, -CH3, -CN, -SH, -SCH3, -OH, and -O‑). J. Phys. Chem. 2000 Dec 7;104A(48):11347-11354.
  • Glusker JP. Biological crystallography goes online. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2000 Jan;56 (Pt 1):1.
  • Lakshman MK, Kole PL, Chaturvedi S, Saugier JH, Yeh HJC, Glusker JP, Carrell HL, Katz AK, Afshar CE, Dashwood WM, Kenniston G, Baird WM. Methyl group-induced helicity in 1,4-dimethylbenzo[c]phenanthrene and its metabolites: synthesis, physical, and biological properties. J Am Chem Soc. 2000 Dec 27;122(51):12629-36.