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Robert A. Kleps

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacognosy Institute


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Sex Specific Metabolites and Enzyme systems in Animals and Plants

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Selected publications:

“A Sex-Specific Metabolite Identified in a Marine Invertebrate Utilizing Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.” Robert A. Kleps, Terrell C. Myers, Romuald N. Lipcius, Thomas O. Henderson. PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE ONE (2007), Aug 22.

“Alanine Utilization for Gluconeogenesis in Cancer: a C-13 NMR Study.” K.J. Liu, T.O.
Henderson, R.A. Kleps, M.C. Reyes, L.M. Nyhus. SURGICAL FORUM Vol.15 (1989) pp 11-13.

“13C NMR Study of Hepatic Pyruvate Carboxylase Activity in Tumor Rats.” K.J. Liu, R. Kleps, T. Henderson and L. Nyhus. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. RES. COMMUN. Vol. 179 (1991) pp 366-71.

“A Phosphate-Analogue Probe of Red Cell pH Using Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance.” R.J. Labotka and R.A. Kleps BIOCHEMISTRY Vol.22 (1983) pp 6089-6095.


B.S. 1965 University of Chicago Biochemistry
Ph.D. 1974 University of Illinois at Chicago Biochemistry

Professional Memberships

Sigma Xi
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Union of Concerned Scientists
National Center for Science Education
National Veterans Memorial and Museum