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Dr. Mark J. Dufton

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Senior Lecturer

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Local Address:  United Kingdom
Strathclyde Business School
199 Cathedral Street
Glasgow , Glasgow G4 0QU
United Kingdom

Company Description: Strathclyde is involved as a partner in the Centre for Public Policy for Regions (CPPR), a policy research group which investigates the part public services play in...   more

Employment History


  • BA , Biological Chemistry
  • PhD , researching snake toxin chemistry
17 Total References
Web References
People, 12 Jan 2013 [cached]
Dr Mark J Dufton
Undergraduate Admissions
Killer Bite: Ancient, tiny mammal probably used venom: Science News Online, June 25, 2005, 25 June 2005 [cached]
After all, says Mark J. Dufton, a biochemist at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, many early mammals may have been limited in their hunting by their small size and having a slower metabolism than that of their modern kin.
Mark J. DuftonDepartment of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Dr Mark J Dufton | People | Pure & Applied Chemistry @ the University of Strathclyde, 22 July 2008 [cached]
Dr Mark J Dufton
Mark Dufton is a graduate of the former Department of Chemistry at Essex University.
He completed a BA in Biological Chemistry, followed by a PhD researching snake toxin chemistry and then took up temporary appointments at Essex University as a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry.
After research-only posts at the Universities of Marseilles and Essex concerned with animal venom action, he joined the Organic Section of the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at Strathclyde University where he is now Senior Lecturer/Academic Selector.
Dufton, M J (l993) "From toxins to drugs - venom proteins as a guide to the future design of protein drugs".In "Drugs from Natural Products" (Harvey, A L (ed)) Chapter 5 Ellis Horwood, New York pp 48-64.
Harvey, A.L. & Dufton, M.J.
Dufton, M.J. (1997) Genetic code synonym allocations and amino acid complexity: Cutting the cost of proteins?J.Theor.Biol.187, 165-173
Mammal Venoms
Dufton, M J (1992) "Venomous Mammals", Pharmac.Ther.53, 99-215.
Venom Enzymology
Anderson, L. & Dufton, M.J. "Oligopeptidases" In; Snake venom enzymes. (Bailey, G.S. Ed.) Alaken Inc.
Dufton, M J (l990) "Domain movements in the mechanism of trypsin-like serine proteases", FEBS Lett, 271, 9-13.
Protein Evolution
Pritchard, L. & Dufton, M.J. Evolutionary trace analysis of the Kunitz/BPTI family of proteins: Functional divergence has been based on conformational adjustment.J.Mol.Biol. (1999) 285, 1589-1607
Pritchard, L. & Dufton, M.J. Do proteins learn to evolve?The Hopfield Network as a basis for the understanding of protein evolution.J.Theor.Biol. (2000) 202, 77-86
& Dufton, M.J. (1997) Foci of amino acid conservation in the 3D structures of the Kunitz BPTI proteinase inhibitors: how do variants from snake venom differ?Prot.Engng.10, 131-136.
Pritchard, L., Bladon, P., Mitchell, J. & Dufton, M.J. Evaluation of a novel method for the identification of coevolving protein residues.Prot Engng. (2001) 14, 549-555
Pritchard, L. Cardle, L, Quinn, S & Dufton,M.J. Simple intrasequence difference (SID) analysis: an original method to highlight and rank sub-structural interfaces in protein folds.Prot.Engng (2003) 16, 87-10
People | Pure & Applied Chemistry @ the University of Strathclyde, 21 Nov 2008 [cached]
Dr Mark J Dufton Senior Lecturer/Academic Selector
People | Pure & Applied Chemistry @ the University of Strathclyde, 21 Nov 2008 [cached]
Dr Mark J Dufton Senior Lecturer/Academic Selector
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