User:Kathryn Muratore

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Kathryn Muratore
Kathryn Muratore
  • Kathryn Muratore
    • Assistant Professor
  • American University
  • Department of Chemistry
  • 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
  • 310 Beeghly
  • Washington, DC 20016
  • Phone
    1. 202-885-1722
    2. 202-8851787
  • Email me through OpenWetWare

I am an Assistant Professor at American University. I learned about OpenWetWare from web search, and I've joined because we want to establish collaborative notebooks for an undergraduate lab course.


  • 2008, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences (Dr. Phil Cole)
  • 2006, PhD, UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology (Dr. Jack Kirsch)
  • 2000, BS, Carnegie Mellon University, Chemistry

Research interests

  1. Enzyme redesign
    • Aspartate Aminotransferase
    • Malate Dehydrogenase
  2. Computational biochemistry


  1. Muratore KE, Seeliger MA, Wang Z, Fomina D, Neiswinger J, Havranek JJ, et al. Comparative Analysis of Mutant Tyrosine Kinase Chemical Rescue. Biochemistry. 2009;48(15):3378-86. PMC2714740
  2. Muratore KE, Srouji JR, Chow MA, Kirsch JF. Recombinant expression of twelve evolutionarily diverse subfamily I[alpha] aminotransferases. Protein Expression and Purification. 2008;57(1):34-44. PMC2713771
  3. Muratore KE, Cole PA. A Lock on Phosphotyrosine Signaling. ACS Chemical Biology. 2007;2(7):454-6. PMID 17649969
  4. Engelhardt BE, Jordan MI, Muratore KE, Brenner SE. Protein Molecular Function Prediction by Bayesian Phylogenomics. PLoS Comput Biol. 2005;1(5):e45. PMC1246806
  5. Chow MA, McElroy KE, Corbett KD, Berger JM, Kirsch JF. Narrowing substrate specificity in a directly evolved enzyme: the A293D mutant of aspartate aminotransferase. Biochemistry. 2004;43(40):12780-7. PMID 15461450
  6. McElroy KE, Bouchard PJ, Harpel MR, Horiuchi KY, Rogers KC, Murphy DJ, et al. Implementation of a Continuous, Enzyme-Coupled Fluorescence Assay for High-Throughput Analysis of Glutamate-Producing Enzymes. Analytical Biochemistry. 2000;284(2):382-7. PMID 10964423


AU CHEM-570 lab prep



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