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Chuck Putnam Woodbury, Jr.

Associate Professor Emeritus, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy


Building & Room:



833 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL, 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 996-6793


Polyelectrolytes, Macromolecular binding

Selected Publications

  • Woodbury CP. Biochemistry for the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett; 2012.
  • Woodbury CP. Introduction to Macromolecular Binding equilibria. Boca Raton, FL: CRC press; 2008.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr DL, Venton . Methods of screening combinatorial libraries using immobilized or restrained receptors.. Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical sciences and applications. 1999;725(1):113-37.
  • Woodbury CP, Venton DL. “Pulsed ultrafiltration: A new method for screening and measuring ligand binding”. American Laboratory. 1998;30(24):16-19.
  • Chen CJ, Chen S, Woodbury CP, Jr DL, Venton . Pulsed ultrafiltration characterization of binding.. Analytical biochemistry. 1998;261(2):164-82.
  • Zhao YZ, van Breemen RB, Nikolic DS, Huang CR, Woodbury CP, Schilling A. Screening solution-phase combinatorial libraries using pulsed ultrafiltration/electrospray mass spectrometry.. Journal of medicinal chemistry. 1997;40(25):4006-12. doi:10.1021/jm960729b.
  • van Breemen RB, Huang CR, Nikolic DS, Woodbury CP, Zhao YZ. Pulsed ultrafiltration mass spectrometry: a new method for screening combinatorial libraries.. Analytical chemistry. 1997;69(11):2159-64.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr JF, Fitzloff SS, Vincent . Sample multiplexing for greater throughput in HPLC and related methods.. Analytical chemistry. 1995;67(5):885-90.
  • Ramanathan GV, Woodbury CP. The cell model for polyelectrolytes with added salt. Journal of Chemical Physics. 1985;82(3):1482-1491.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr PH, von Hippel . On the determination of deoxyribonucleic acid-protein interaction parameters using the nitrocellulose filter-binding assay.. Biochemistry. 1983;22(20):4730-7.
  • Woodbury CP, Ramanathan GV. End Effects in Polyelectrolytes by the Mayer Cluster Integral Approach. Macromolecules. 1982;15:82-86.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr . Free-sliding ligands: an alternative model of DNA-protein interactions.. Biopolymers. 1981;20(10):2225-41. doi:10.1002/bip.1981.360201015.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr PH, von Hippel . Relaxed sequence specificities of Eco RI endonuclease and methylase: mechanisms, possible practical applications, and uses in defining protein-nucleic acid recognition mechanisms.. Gene amplification and analysis. 1981;1:181-207.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr RL, Downey PH, von Hippel . DNA site recognition and overmethylation by the Eco RI methylase.. The Journal of biological chemistry. 1980;255(23):11526-33.
  • Woodbury CP, Jr O, Hagenb├╝chle PH, von Hippel . DNA site recognition and reduced specificity of the Eco RI endonuclease.. The Journal of biological chemistry. 1980;255(23):11534-48.
  • Record MT, Jr CP, Woodbury TM, Lohman . Na+ effects on transition of DNA and polynucleotides of variable linear charge density.. Biopolymers. 1976;15(5):893-915. doi:10.1002/bip.1976.360150507.
  • Woodbury CP, Thomas RM. A Range of G+C-Independent Denaturation Solvents for DNA. Biopolymers. 1975;14:2417-2420.
  • Record MT, Jr CP, Woodbury RB, Inman . Characterization of rodlike RNA fragments.. Biopolymers. 1975;14(2):393-408. doi:10.1002/bip.1975.360140212.
  • Education

  • OtherPostdoctoral, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • PhD, Physical Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • Biophysical Society
  • Sigma Xi