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Office: MEYR 102
Phone: 410-455-2529
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Ralph Pollack
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1968; B.S. Brown University 1965
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Ralph M. Pollack, Enzymatic Mechanisms for Catalysis of Enolization: Ketosteroid Isomerase, Bioorganic Chemistry, 32, 341-353 (2004).

Wendy J. Houck and Ralph M. Pollack, Temperature Effects on the Catalytic Activity of the D38E Mutant of 3-Oxo-Δ 5-Steroid Isomerase:  Favorable Enthalpies and Entropies of Activation Relative to the Nonenzymatic Reaction Catalyzed by Acetate Ion,  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 16416-16425 (2004).

Wendy. J. Houck and Ralph M. Pollack, Activation Enthalpies and Entropies for the Microscopic Rate Constants of Acetate-catalyzed Isomerization of 5-Androstene-3,17-dione, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,125, 10206-10212 (2003).