Detailed Information for Rodney Cate

Dr. Rodney L. Cate 
 » Professor
Office Location
Bolin Hall 111
Office Hours

Voice: (940) 397-4198
Fax: (940) 397-4299

College of Science & Mathematics
 » Interim Dean
Office Location
Bolin Hall 111 
Voice: (940) 397-4198
Fax: (940) 397-4299

Contact Information

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Chemistry 1301-101



Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2014 1303  101  General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry    Bolin Hall 100

8:00am-9:20am TR

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Arizona State University Ph.D. Chemistry (Biochemistry) Aug 10 1977 12:00AM 
University of California, Los Angeles Postdoctoral Scholar Jul 31 1978 12:00AM 
Tarleton State University B.S. Chemistry and Biology May 10 1973 12:00AM 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor of Chemistry  1978-09-01  1983-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor of Chemistry  1983-09-01  1992-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Coordinator/Chair of Chemistry  1989-09-01  2010-06-30
 Midwestern State University  Professor of Chemistry  1992-09-01  2011-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Interim Dean, College of Science and Mathematics  2010-07-01  2012-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Chair: Dept. of Chemistry, Physics and Geosciences  2012-09-01  2014-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Interim Dean, College of Science and Mathematics  2014-09-01  Present

Research and Publications


P.D. Barron, N.V. Horner, and R.L. Cate, "Carbohydrate Analysis in Spider Hemolymph of Selected Lycosid and Araneid Spiders (Aranaea: Lycosidae and Araneidae)", J. Arachnology, 27: 550-552 (1999)

R.D. Gaffin, J.B. Scales, and R.L. Cate, "Kallikrein-Like Enzyme from the Venom of Crotalus Basiliscus Basiliscus (Serpentes: Crotalidae)", Tex. J. Sci., 47(1): 53-61 (1995)

M.L. Hamid, R.L. Cate, and N.V. Horner, "A Serological Antibody Survey for Toxoplasma Gondii in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico", Tex. J. Sci., 43(1): 75-79 (1991)

M.M. Shipley, F.B. Stangl, Jr., R.L. Cate, and C.S. Hood, "Immunoelectrophoretic Relationships Among Four Species of Woodrats (Cricetidae: Neotoma)", Southwestern Naturalist, 35(2): 173-176 (1990)

J.R. Arnold, R.L. Cate, and J.V. Grimes, "Physiological and Renal Microstructural Effects of Dimethylsulfoxide Ingestion in the laboratory rat", Tex. J. Sci., 41(1): 49-58 (1989)

J.B. Scales and R.L. Cate, "Isolation and Purification of Arginine Esterases from the Venom of Crotalus basiliscus", The Recorder, 31: 11-18 (1988)

T.M. White and R.L. Cate, "Purification of three Arginine Esterases from the Venom of the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox)", Toxicon, 20: 1001-1010 (1982)

R.L. Cate and A.L. Bieber, "Purification and Characterization of Mojave (Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus) Toxin and Its Subunits", Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 189: 397-408 (1978)

R.L. Cate, Studies of an Acidic Lethal Protein from Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Venom, 200pp., Dissertation, Arizona State University, 1977

R.L. Cate and A.L. Bieber, "Effects of Mojave Toxin on Skeletal Muscle Sarcoplasmic Reticulum", Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 72: 295-301 (1976)

R.L. Cate and T.C. Hinkson, "2537-Å Mercury Sensitized Photochemical Decomposition of Perfluorocyclobutane", J. Phys. Chem., 78: 2071-2072 (1974)


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