- B.A., 1960, Wellesley College
- Ph.D., 1964, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of Specialization
Solvent Effects on Mechanisms of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions
Organic chemistry: bioorganic reaction mechanisms, enzymic and proton-transfer catalysis, solvent effects, solvent isotope effects.
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Tian, J.; Tan, J.; Schowen, K.B. and Schowen, R.L., "The Role of the Medium in Solvent Isotope Effects on Serine Protease Action," Can. J. Chem., 1999, 77, 781-786.