Glycoconjugate Journal

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 549–551 | Cite as

Obituary: Charles Crawford Sweeley, Jr. (1930–2012)

  • Roger A. Laine


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    Sweeley, C.C., Ray, B.D., Wood, W.I., Holland, J.F., Krichevsky, M.I.: On-line digital computer system for high speed single focusing mass spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 42, 1505 (1970)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Holland, J.F., Sweeley, C.C., Thrush, R.E., Teets, R.E., Bieber, M.A.: On-line computer—controlled multiple ion detection in combined gas chromatography—mass spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 45, 308 (1973)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Samuelsson, B., Hamburg, M., Sweeley, C.C.: Quantitative gas chromatography of prostaglandin E1 at the nanogram level: use of deuterated carrier and multiple ion analyzer. Anal. Biochem. 38, 1 (1970)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Blaisdell, B.E., Sweeley, C.C.: Determination in gas chromatography—mass spectrometry data of mass spectra free of background and neighboring substance contributions. Anal. Chim. Acta 117, 1 (1980)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Blaisdell, B.E., Sweeley, C.C.: Analysis of gas chromatography—mass spectrometry data by reverse library search and the detection of substances not in the library. Anal. Chim. Acta 117, 17 (1980)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Blaisdell, B.E., Gates, S.C., Martin, F.E., Sweeley, C.C.: Comparison of two methods of detection, determination and library search of the substances present in gas chromatography—mass spectrometry data. Anal. Chim. Acta 117, 35 (1980)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Bentley, R., Sweeley, C.C., Makita, M., Wells, W.W.: Gas chromatography of sugars and other polyhydroxy compounds. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 11, 14 (1963)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sweeley, C.C., Bentley, R., Makita, M., Wells, W.W.: Gas-liquid chromatography of trimethylsilyl derivatives and sugars and related substances. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 85, 2497 (1963)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Wells, W.W., Katagi, T., Bentley, R., Sweeley, C.C.: Gas chromatography of sugar phosphates. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 82, 408 (1964)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sweeley, C.C., Walker, B.: Determination of carbohydrates in glycolipids and gangliosides by gas chromatography. Anal. Chem. 36, 1461 (1964)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sweeley, C.C.: Analyse des hydrates de carbone par chromatographie en phase gazeuse. Bull. Soc. Chim. Biol. 47, 477 (1965)Google Scholar
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    DeJongh, D.C., Radford, T., Hribar, J.D., Hanessian, S., Bieber, M., Dawson, G., Sweeley, C.C.: Analysis of trimethylsilyl derivatives of carbohydrates by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 91, 1728 (1969)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Gaver, R.C., Sweeley, C.C.: Methods for methanolysis of sphingolipids and direct determination of long-chain bases by gas chromatography. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 42, 294 (1965)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Polito, A., Akita, T., Sweeley, C.C.: Gas chromatography and mass spectrometry of sphingolipid bases. Characterization of sphinga-4,14—dienine from plasma sphingomyelin. Biochemistry 7, 2609 (1968)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Chang, T.L., Sweeley, C.C.: Studies of canine adrenal polyenoic acids: locating double bonds by periodate—permangenate oxidation and gas chromatography. J. Lipid Res. 3, 170 (1962)Google Scholar
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    Roller, H., Dahm, K.H., Sweeley, C.C., Trost, B.M.: The structure of the juvenile hormone. Angew. Chem. 6, 179 (1967)Google Scholar
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    Higashi, Y., Strominger, J.L., Sweeley, C.C.: Structure of a lipid intermediate in cell wall peptidoglycan synthesis: a derivative of a C55 isoprenoid alcohol. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 57, 1878 (1967)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Scher, M., Lennarz, W.J., Sweeley, C.C.: The biosynthesis of mannosyl-1-phosphorylpolyisoprenol in Micrococcus lysodeikticus and its role in mannan synthesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 59, 1313 (1968)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Higashi, Y., Strominger, J.L., Sweeley, C.C.: Biosynthesis of the peptido glycan of bacterial cell walls. XXII. Isolation of free C55-isoprenoid alcohol and of lipid intermediates in peptidoglycan synthesis from Staphylococcus aureus. J. Biol. Chem. 245, 3697 (1970)PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Charles Sweeley Curriculum Vitae link in Dropbox:

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Biological Sciences and ChemistryLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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