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Charles G. Sanny, Ph.D.Charles G. Sanny, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Biochemistry


Education | Professional Societies | Service | Publications | Instructional Activities | Research Interests

Instructional Activities

  • Medical Biochemistry - OMS I
  • Advanced Topics in Medical Biochemistry (BIOM 6214) - graduate course
  • Enzyme Analysis (BIOM 6233) - graduate course

Research Interests

  • HPLC analysis of enzymes, protein-ligand interactions and antivenin-venom interactions.


Ph.D. (Biochemistry)
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

B.S. (Chemistry, Minor in Education)
Oklahoma Baptist University
Shawnee, OK

Professional Societies

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • American Scientific Affiliation (Fellow)
  • Oklahoma Academy of Sciences


  • Faculty Sponsor, Christian Medical Association

Representative Publications & Presentations

Sanny, C.G.  In vitro evaluation of total venom–antivenin immune complex formation and binding parameters relevant to antivenin protection against venom toxicity and lethality based on size-exclusion high-performance liquid chromatography. Toxicon 57:871-881, 2011.

Price, J.A. and Sanny, C.G.  CroFabTM total anti-venom activity measured by SE-HPLC, and anti-PLA2 activity assayed in vitro at physiological pH.  Toxicon 49:848-854, 2007

Sanny, C.G., Benton, R.E. and Price, J.A. Analysis of snake venom and antivenin extractions using size-inclusion HPLC, in "Recent Research Developments in Analytical Biochemistry." (S.G. Pandalai, Ed.) Vol. 3. pp. 53-60, Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India, 2003

Sanny, C.G. Review: Antibody-antigen binding study using size-exclusion liquid chromatography. J. Chrom. B. 768: 75-80, 2002.

Price, J.A., Sanny, C.G. and Shevin, D. Inhibition of mast cells by algae. J. Medicinal Food 5: 205-310, 2002.

Sanny, C.G. and Price, J.A. 2001.  Analysis of antibody-antigen interactions in mixtures containing reactive and nonreactive components using size-exclusion high-performance (pressure) liquid chromatography. Anal. Biochem. 295:57-65.

Sanny, C.G. and Price, J.A. 1999. Analysis of nonlinear quenching of terbium (III): Dipicolinic acid complex fluorescence by chelators an chelate-conjugated macromolecules. Bioconjug. Chem. 10(1):141-145.

Price, J.A. and Sanny, C.G. 1998. Histamine releasing activity in C.V. Helleri venom. Res. Com. Pharm. Tox. 3:35-44.

Sanny, C.G. and Price, J.A. 1997. Analysis of antibody-antigen interactions using size-exclusion high-performance (pressure) liquid chromatography. Anal. Biochem. 246:7-14.

Price, J.A. and Sanny, C.G. 1997. Chromatographic assessment of polyvalent antivenom activity. Res. Com. Pharm. Tox. 2:51-67.

Price, J.A. and Sanny, C.G. 1996. Histamine releasing factors in venom. Res. Com. Pharm. Tox. 1:127-136.

Sanny, C.G. and Rymas, K. 1993. In vivo effects of disulfiram and cyanamide on canine liver aldehyde dehydrogenase isoenzymes as detected by high-performance (pressure) liquid chromatography. Alcohol Clin. Exp. Res. 17:982-987.

Sanny, C.G., Mahoney, A.J., Kilmore, M.A. and Rymas, K. 1988. The effect of disulfiram and cyanamide on canine liver aldehyde dehydrogenase activity: in vivo inactivation in a non-rodent animal model. Alcoholism: Clin. Exp. Res. 12:622-624.

Sanny, C.G. 1985. Canine liver aldehyde dehydrogenases: Distribution, isolation and partial characterization. Alcoholism: Clin. Exp. Res. 9:255-262.

Alderman, J., Sanny, C.G., Gordon, E. and Lieber, C.S. 1985. Ethanol feeding can produce secondary alterations in aldehyde dehydrogenase isoenzymes. Alcohol 2:91-95.

Alderman, J., Sanny, C.G., Gordon, E.R. and Lieber, C.S. 1982. Partial characterization of hepatic aldehyde dehydrogenase from the baboon. Prog. Clin. Biol. Res. 114:77-89.