Donna Perygin

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Office: 232-B Martin Hall
Telephone: (256) 782-5816
Fax Number: (256) 782-5336

Mailing Address:
Chemistry and Geosciences
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL 36265

B.S. in Chemistry Memphis State University (1990)

M.S. in Organic Chemistry, University of Memphis (2005)

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry University of Memphis (2009)


Perygin, Donna H. (2009) Identification of non-lipid LPA receptor agonists and antagonists through in silico screening. Dissertation,

University of Memphis, Memphis, TN. Proquest, LLC. (UMI Number: 3400199)

Williams, J.R., Khandoga, A.L., Goyal, P., Fells, J.I., Perygin, D.H.,Siess, W., Parrill, A..L, Tigyi, G., Fujiwara, Y. (2009) Unique ligand selectivity of the GPR92/LPA5 lysophosphatidate receptor indicates role in human platelet activation. J Biol Chem. 284:17304-19

Honglu Zhang, Xiaoyu Xu, Joanna Gajewiak, Ryoko Tsukahara, Yuko Fujiwara, Jianxiong Liu, James I. Fells, Donna Perygin, Abby L. Parrill, Gabor Tigyi and Glenn D. Prestwich, Dual Activity Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Pan-Antagonist/Autotaxin Inhibitor Reduces Breast Cancer Cell Migration In vitro and Causes Tumor Regression In vivo, Cancer Res. 69, 5441-5449 (2009)

Fells JI, Tsukahara R, Fujiwara Y, Liu J, Perygin DH, Osborne DA, Tigyi G, Parrill AL. Identification of non-lipid LPA3 antagonists by virtual screening. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2008;16:6207–6217

Valentine WJ, Fells JI, Perygin DH, Mujahid S, Yokoyama K, Fujiwara Y, Tsukahara R, Van Brocklyn JR, Parrill AL, Tigyi G. Subtype-specific residues involved in ligand activation of the endothelial differentiation gene family lysophosphatidic acid receptors. J Biol Chem. 2008 May 2; 283(18):12175-87

Donna Perygin photograph