Associate Chair, Department of Biological Chemistry
Chemical biology of mammalian sulfur metabolism, structural enzymology of human B12 trafficking proteins and enzymes involved in H2S biogenesis and catabolism, redox signaling in immune and neuroimmune function.
Cracan, V. and Banerjee, R. (2012) A novel coenzyme B12-dependent interconversion of isovaleryl-CoA and pivalyl-CoA. J Biol Chem. 287(6):3723-32.
Vitvitsky, V., Kabil, O., and Banerjee, R. (2012) High Turnover Rates for Hydrogen Sulfide Allow for Rapid Regulation of its Tissue Concentrations, Antiox Redox Signal. 17(1):22-31
Qian, Y., Karpus, J., Kabil, O., Zhu, H-L, Banerjee, R., Zhao, J. and He, C. (2011) A selective fluorescent probe for live cell-monitoring of aqueous sulfide, Nature Commun, a2, 495. 21988911.