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Mohammed Ibrahim
Postdoctoral Scholar
Bagley 411, Department of Chemistry
University Of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195


MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, 2004
Master of Science in Chemistry, 1997
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, 1994


American Chemical Society (2000 – Present)
Biophysical Society (2006 – Present)
American Institute of Chemists Graduate Award (2004)


Derbyshire, E.; Gunn, A.; Ibrahim, M.; Spiro, T. G.; Britt, R.; Marletta, M.A. Characterization of Two Different 5-Coordinate Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Ferrous Nitrosyl Complexes Biochemistry, 2008, in press.
Xu, C.; Ibrahim, M.; Spiro, T. G. DFT Analysis of Axial and Equatorial Effects on Heme-CO Vibrational Modes: Applications to CooA and H-NOX Heme Sensor Proteins, Biochemistry, 2008; 47, 2379-2387.
Jin, N.; Ibrahim, M.; Spiro, T. G.; Groves, J. T. Trans-dioxo Manganese(V) Porphyrins Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007; 129, 12416-12417.
Ibrahim, M.; Kuchinskas, M.; Youn, H.; Kerby, R. L.; Roberts, G. P.; Poulos, T. L.; Spiro, T. G. Mechanism of the CO-Sensing Heme Protein CooA: New Insights from the Truncated Heme Domain and UVRR Spectroscopy Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 2007, 101, 1776-1785.
Ibrahim, M.; Xu, C.; Spiro, T. G. Differential Sensing of Protein Influences by NO and CO Vibrations in Heme Adducts Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 16834-16845.
Ibrahim, M.; Kerby, R. L.; Puranik, M.; Youn, H.; Wasbotten, I. H.; Roberts, G. P.; Spiro, T. G. Heme Displacement Mechanism of CooA Activation: Mutational and Raman Spectroscopic Evidence Journal of Biological Chemistry 2006, 281, 29165-29173.
Ibrahim, M.; Kincaid, J. R. Spectroscopic Studies of Peroxo/Hydroperoxo Derivatives of Heme Proteins and Model Compounds Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2004, 8, 215-225.
Ibrahim, M.; Denisov, I. G.; Makris, T. M.; Kincaid, J. R.; Sligar, S. Resonace Raman Spectroscopic Studies of Hydroperoxo-Myoglobin at Cryogenic Temperatures Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125, 13714-13718.
Ibrahim, M.; Zou, G.; Zhu, J. Determination of Diffusion Coefficients of Proteins by Flow Injection Analysis and Its Application to Estimation of Molecular Masses of Proteins Instrumentation Science and Technology, 1998, 26, 333-341.