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John H. Duffus
Director, EdinTox
The Edinburgh Centre for Toxicology, 43 Mansionhouse Road, Edinburgh EH9 2JD, Scotland, U.K.
+44 131 667 3682
+44 131 466 1255
John H. Duffus
j.h.duffus@blueyonder.co.uk
  • The roles of magnesium and calcium in the regulation of enzyme activity, nucleic acid metabolism, and progress through the cell cycle, especially in relation to formation of the mitotic spindle and control of cell division.
  • Toxic effects of metallic elements in relation to chemical speciation.
  • Carcinogenicity of chemicals, especially the involvement of elements other than carbon and the effects of speciation on their bio-availability, carcinogenic activity, and detoxication.
  • The use of appropriate terminology in describing the toxic effects of metallic elements.



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