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 Publications 2007 

  • BADENHORST D, ROODT-WILDING R (2007) Application of various DNA extraction methodologies on abalone, Haliotis midae, larvae and juveniles for fluorescent AFLP analysis.  Aquaculture Research 38:546-549
  • D'AMATO ME, ESTERHUYSE MM, VAN DER WAAL BCW, BRINK D, VOLKAERT FAM (2007)  Hybridization and phylogeography of the Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus in southern Africa evidenced by mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA genotyping.  Conservation Genetics 8:475-488
  • DU TOIT LJ, BURGER JT, MCLEOD A, ENGELBRECHT M, VILJOEN A (2007) Iris yellow spot virus in onion seed crops in South Africa. Plant Disease 91:1203
  • GEISSBUEHLER V, MOSER R, ZIMMERMANN K, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, CZARNIECKI J, GEBHARDT GS, EBERHARD J (2007) Altered plasma neurokinin B levels in patients with pre-eclampsia. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 276:151-1157
  • GOMNA A, RANA K (2007) Inter-household and intra-household patterns of fish and meat consumption in fishing communities in two states of Nigeria.  British Journal of Nutrition 97:145-152
  • HITZEROTH A, NIEHAUS DJH, KOEN L, BOTES WC, DELEUZE JF, WARNICH L (2007) Association between the MnSOD Ala-9Val polymorphism and development of schizophrenia and abnormal involuntary movements in the Xhosa population. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 31:664-672
  • MOORE SW, APPFELSTAEDT J, ZAAHL MG (2007) Familial medullary carcinoma prevention, risk evaluation, and RET in children of families with MEN2. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 42:326-332
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2007) Association of endothelin-β receptor (EDNRB) gene variants in anorectal malformations. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 42:1266-1270
  • PORTER DR, BAKER CA, CARVER BF, MARAIS GF (2007) Registration of STARS 0601W Wheat Germplasm.  Journal of Plant Registrations 1:170-171
  • PRETORIUS ZA, PAKENDORFF K, MARAIS GF, PRINS R, KOMEN JS (2007) Challenges for sustainable cereal rust control in South Africa. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 58:593-601
  • ROODT-WILDING R (2007) Abalone ranching: a review on genetic considerations. Aquaculture Research 38:1229-1241
  • VENTER M, GROENEWALD J, BOTHA FC (2007) Sequence analysis and transcriptional profiling of two vacuolar H+-pyrophosphatase isoforms in Vitis vinifera. Journal of Plant Research 119:469-478

 Publications 2006  

  • DE VILLIERS JNP, TREURNICHT FK, WARNICH L, CARR J, VAN RENSBURG SJ, KOTZE MJ (2006) Analysis of viral and genetic factors in South African patients with multiple sclerosis.  Metabolic Brain Disease 21:163-169
  • GROENEWALD JZ, FOURIE M, MARAIS AS, MARAIS GF (2006)  Extention and use of a physical map of the Thinopyrum-derived Lr19 translocation.  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 112:131-138
  • GUPTA AK, GEBHARDT GS, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, HOLZGREVE W, HAHN S (2006) Analysis of the plasma elastase levels in early and late onset preeclampsia. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 273:239-242
  • HEYNS IC, GROENEWALD JZ, MARAIS GF, DU TOIT F, TOLMAY V (2006) Chromosomal location of the Russian wheat aphid resistance gene, Dn5.  Crop Science 46:630-636
  • KOTZE MJ, DE VILLIERS JNP, WARNICH L, SCHMIDT S, CARR J, MANSVELT E, FOURIE E, VAN RENSBURG SJ (2006)  Lack of clinical manifestation of hereditary haemochromatosis in South African patients with multiple sclerosis. Metabolic Brain Disease 21:109-120
  • LÖTZE E, HUYBRECHTS C, SADIE A, THERON KI, VALCKE RM (2006) Fluorescene imaging as destructive method  for pre-harvest detection of bitter pit in apple fruit. Postharvst Biology and Technology 40:287-294
  • LÖTZE E, SADIE A, THERON KI (2006) Determining the probability of bitter pit in 'Golden Delicious' apples through the post-harvest mineral content of individual fruit. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 81:276-280
  • MARAIS GF, MCCALLUM B, MARAIS AS (2006) Leaf rust and stripe rust resistance genes derived  from Aegilops sharonensis. Euphytica 149:373-380
  • ROODT-WILDING R, BESTER AE (2006) The Forensic Fight against Perlemoen Poaching. Fisheries News 31(5):214-215
  • ROODT-WILDING R, SLABBERT R (2006) Molecular markers to assist the South African abalone industry. South African Journal of Science 102:99-102
  • ROODT-WILDING R, SPIES JJ (2006) Phylogenetic relationships in Southern Africa chlordoid grasses (Poaceae) based on nuclear and chloroplast sequence data. Systematics and Biodiversity  4:401-415
  • SLABBERT R, ROODT-WILDING R (2006) Non-destructive sampling of juvenile abalone using epipodial tentacles and mucus: method and application. African Journal of Marine Science 28:719-721
  • TIMM AE, GEERTSEMA H, WARNICH L (2006) Analysis of population genetic structure of two closely related tortricid species of economic importance on macadamias and litchis in South Africa.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 8:113-119
  • TIMM AE, GEERTSEMA H, WARNICH L (2006) Gene Flow Among Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Geographic and Host Populations in South Africa.  Journal of Economic Entomology 99 (2):341-348
  • ZAAHL MG, WINTER TA, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ (2006) The-237C-T promoter polymorphism SLC11A1 gene associated with a protective effect in relation to inflammatory bowel disease in the South African population.  International Journal of Colorectal Disease 21:402-408
  • ZHONG XY, HOLZGREVE W, GEBHARDT GS, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, CARELSE-TOFA K, GUPTA AK, HUPPERTZ BH, HAHN S (2006)  Minimal Alteration in the Ratio of Circulatory Fetal DNA to Fetal Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone mRNA Level in Preeclamsia.  Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy 21:246-249

 Publications 2005  

  • DE VILLIIERS JNP, KOTZE MJ, VANHEERDEN CJ, SADIE A, GARDNER HFJ, LIEBENBERG J, VAN  ZYL R, DU PLESSIS L, KIMBERG M, FRANK J, WARNICH L (2005) Overrepresentation of the founder PPOX gene mutation R59W in a South African patient with severe clinical manifestation of porphyria. Experimental Dermatology 14:50-55
  • GUPTA AK , GEBRHARD GS, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, HOLZGREVE W, HAHN S (2005) Analysis of plasma elastase levels in early and late onset preeclampsia. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 15:1-4
  • MARAIS GF, MCCALLUM B, SNYMAN JE, PRETORIUS ZA, MARAIS AS (2005) Leaf rust and stripe rust resistance genes Lr54 and Yr37 transferred to wheat from Aegilops kotschyi. Plant Breeding 143:115-123
  • HILLERMANN R, CARELSE K, GEBHARDT GS (2005) The Glu298Asp variant of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene increases the risk of abruptio placentae in pre-eclampsia. Journal of Human Genetics 81:415-419
  • MARAIS GF, PRETORIUS ZA, WELLINGS CR, MCCULLUM B, MARAIS AS (2005) Leaf rust and stripe rust resistance transferred to common wheat from Triticum dicoccoides. Euphytica 124:538-541
  • PRINS R, RAMBURAN VP, PRETORIUS ZA, BOYD LA, BOSHOFF WHP, SMITH PH, LOUW JH (2005) Development of a doubled haploid mapping population and linkage map for the bread wheat cross Kariega X Avocet S. South African Journal of Plant Soil 22:1-8
  • TIMM AE, PRINGLE KL, WARNICH L (2005) Genetic diversity of woolly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigerum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) populations in the Western Cape, South Africa. Bulletin of Entomology Research 95:187-191 
  • ZAAHL MG, WARNICH L, VICTOR TC, KOTZE MJ (2005) Asociation of functional polymorphisms of SLC11A1 with risk of esophageal cancer in the South African Colored population. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 159:48-52
  • ZAAHL MG, WINTER T, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ (2005) Analysis of the three common mutations in the CARD15 gene (R702W, G908R and 1007fs) in South African Colored patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Molecular and Cellular Probes 19:278-81 
  • ZAAHL MG, WINTER T, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ (2005) The -237C T promoter polymorphism of the SLC11A1 gene is associated with a protective effect in relation to inflammatory bowel disease in the South African population. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 384:1-7
  • ZHONG XY, GEBHARDT S, HILLERMANN R, CARELSE TOFA K, HOLZGREVE W, HAHN S (2005) Circulatory nucleosome levels are significantly increased in early and late-onset pre-eclampsia. Prenatal Diagnosis 25:700-703 
  • ZHONG XY, GEBHARDT S, HILLERMANN R, CARELSE TOFA K, GUPTA AK, HOLZGREVE W, HAHN S (2005) Parallel assessment of circulatory fetal DNA and fetal corticotropin releasing hormone mRNA levels in pre-eclamptic and normotensive pregnancies. Clinical Chemistry 51:1730-1733

 Publications 2004  

  • BESTER AE, SLABBERT R, D'AMATO ME (2004) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the South African abalone (Haliotis midae). Molecular Ecology 4:618-619
  • ENGELBRECHT J, GEBHARDT GS, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, HALL DR (2004) Collection of fetal cells in cervical secretions without ultrasound guidance. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 24:662-663
  • GEBHARDT GS, PETERS WHM, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, ODENDAAL HJ, CARELSE-TOFA K, RAIJMAKERS MTM, STEEGERS EAP (2004) Maternal and fetal single nucleotide polymorphisms in the epoxide hydrolase and gluthatione S-transferase P1 genes are not associated with pre-eclampsia in the Coloured population of the Western Cape , South Africa. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 24:866-872
  • HOAL EG, LEWIS L-A, JAMIESON SE, TANZER F, ROSSOUW M, VICTOR TC, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, BEYERS N, BLACKWELL JM, VAN HELDEN PD (2004) NRAMP1 (SLC11A1) but not NRAMP2 (SLC11A2) polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to turberculosis in a high incidence community in South Africa. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 8:1464-1471
  • JACOBS JA, HANEKOM L, MARAIS AS, MARAIS GF (2004) Development of SCAR markers for a Thinopyrum distichum chromosome that appears to be involved in salt tolerance. South African Journal of Plant and Soil/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Plant en Grond 21:236-239
  • KOTZE MJ, DE VILLIERS JNP, BOUWENS CSH, WARNICH L, ZAAHL MG, VAN DER MERWE S, OBERKANINS C (2004) Molecular diagnosis of hereditary hemochromatosis: application of a newly-developed reverse-hybridization assay in the South African population. Clinical Genetics 65:317-321
  • O'KENNEDY MM, BURGER JT, BOTHA FC (2004) Pearl millet transformation system using the positive selectable marker gene phosphomannose isomerase. Plant Cell Report 22:684-690
  • RAMBURAN VP , PRETORIUS ZA , LOUW JH , BOYD LA , SMITH PH , BOSHOFF WH , PRINS R (2004) A genetic analysis of adult plant resistance to stripe rust in the wheat cultivar Kariega. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108:1426-1433 
  • ROBSON KJH, MERRYWEATHER-CLARKE AT, CADET E, VIPRAKASIT V, ZAAHL MG, POINTON JJ, WEATHERALL DJ, ROCHETTE J (2004) Recent advances in understanding hemochromatosis: a transition state. Journal of Medical Genetics 41:721-730
  • SNYMAN JE, PRETORIUS ZA, KLOPPERS FJ, MARAIS GF (2004) Detection of adult-plant resistance to Puccinia triticina in a collection of wild Triticum spesies. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 51:591-597
  • ZAAHL MG, MERRYWEATHER-CLARKE AT, KOTZE MJ, VAN DER MERWE S, WARNICH L, ROBSON KJH (2004) Analysis of genes implicated in iron regulation in individuals presenting with primary iron oveload. Human Genetics 115:409-417
  • ZAAHL MG, ROBSON KJH, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ (2004) Expression of the SLC11A1 (NRAMP1) 5' -(GT) n repeat: Opposite effect in the presence of -237C/T. Blood Cells Molecules and Diseases 33:45-50 

 Publications 2003

  • CRONJE PJR, JACOBS G, SADIE A, COOK NC (2003) Quantification of the dormancy progression in terminal apple buds. Changes in growth rate and water status. Advances in Horticulture Science 17:105-110
  • GROENEWALD JZ, MARAIS GF, MARAIS AS (2003) An AFLP-derived microsatellite sequence linked to the Pch1 and Ep-D1 loci in common wheat. Plant Breeding 122:83-85  
  • HOOGENDIJK CF, SCHOLTZ CL, PIMSTONE SM, EHRENBORG E, KASTELEIN JJP, DEFESCHE JC, THIART R, DU PLESSIS L, DE VILLIERS JNP, ZAAHL MG, DELPORT R, RUBINSZTEIN DC, RAFFEL LJ, GRIM CE, MEDIENE-BENCHEKOR S, AMOUYEL P, BROUSSEA T, STEYN K, LOMBARD CJ, HAYDEN MR, KOTZE MJ (2003) Allelic variation in the promoter region of the LDL receptor gene: analysis of an African-specific variant in the FP2 cis -acting regulatory element. Molecular and Cellular Probes 17:175-181
  • JOUBERT E, WIUM GL, SADIE A (2003) Discoloration of sun-dried and processed Elberta peaches during storage. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 27:351-364  
  • LESIA MGA, HOFMEYER MD, D'AMATO ME (2003) Genetic variation of three Chersina angulata (angulate tortoise) populations along the west coast of South Africa. African Zoology 38:109-117
  • MARAIS GF, PRETORIUS ZA, MARAIS AS, WELLINGS CR (2003) Transfer of rust resistance genes from Triticum species to common wheat. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 20:193-198
  • MARAIS GF, MARAIS AS (2003) Homoeology relationships of Thinopyrum distichum chromosomes and identification of those chromosomes primarily responsible for its salt tolerance. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 20:103-110
  • ZAAHLl MG, DU PLESSIS L, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ, MOORE SW (2003) Significance of novel endothelin-B receptor gene polymorphisms in Hirschsprung's disease: predominance of a novel variant (561C/T) in patients with co-existing Down's syndrome. Molecular and Cellular Probes 17:49-54

 Publications 2002

  • DU PLOOY P, SADIE A, JACOBS G, COOK NC (2002) Branching habit of two-year-old pear branches classified on the basis of length of year-old laterals. Scientia Horticulturae. 95:193-201
  • HILLERMANN R, GEBHARDT GS, ISAACS R, STEYN DW, ODENDAAL HJ (2002) Mutations in Prothrombin and Factor V genes do not contribute significantly to placental vasculopathy in a high-risk patient cohort of South Africa. South African Medical Journal 92:526-527
  • ROSSI E, CHIN CYB, BEILBY JP, WASO HFJ, WARNICH L (2002) Variegate porphyria in western Australian Aboriginal patients. International Medical Journal 32:445-450
  • SCHOLTZ CL, ODENDAAL HJ, THIART R, LOUBSER L, HILLERMANN R, DELPORT R, VERMAAK WJH, KOTZE MJ (2002) Analysis of two mutations in the MTHFR gene associated with mild hyperhomocysteinaemia - heterogenous distribution in the South African population. South African Medical Journal 92:464-467
  • WARNICH L, KIMBERG M, KOTZE MJ, OHASHI T, TAKETANI S, LOUW JH (2002) Haplotype analysis excludes the functional protoporphyrinogen oxidase promoter polymorphism -1081G>A as a modifying factor in the clinical expression of variegate porphyria. Cellular and Molecular Biology 48:57-59
  • WESTERINK N, ROTH R, VAN DEN BERGH HA, DE WIT PJGM, JOOSTEN MHJA (2002) The AVR4 elicitor protein of Cladosporium fulvum binds to a fungal component(s) with high affinity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 15:1219-1227
  • ZAAHL MG , PEETERS AV, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ, ROBSON KJH (2002) Transcriptional activity of variants of the Z-DNA forming NRAMP1 promoter repeat polymorphism. American Journal of Human Genetics Suppl to vol 71:abstract 924, 330
  • ZAAHL MG , PEETERS AV, WARNICH L, KOTZE MJ, ROBSON KJH (2002) Transcriptional activity of variants of the Z-DNA forming NRAMP1 promoter repeat polymorphism. Journal of Medical Genetics Suppl 1: abstract 3.50, S74

 Publications 2001

  • DENMAN S, SADIE A (2001) Evaluation of a stem inoculation technique for assessing resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi in Leucospermum cultivars. Australian Plant Pathology 30:11-16
  • DENMAN S, SADIE A (2001) Evaluation of a stem inoculation technique for assessing resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi in Leucospermum cultivars. Acta Horticulturae 545:281-285
  • JOUBERT E, WIUM GL, SADIE A (2001) Effect of temperature and fruit-moisture content on discolouration of dried, sulphured Bon Chretien pears during storage. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 36:99-105
  • JULIES MG, MOORE SW, KOTZE MJ, DU PLESSIS L (2001) Novel RET mutations in Hirschsprung's disease patients from the diverse South African population. European Journal of Human Genetics 9:419-423
  • LEHMENSIEK A, ESTERHUIZEN AM, VAN STADEN D, NELSON SW, RETIEF AE (2001) Genetic mapping of gray leaf spot (GLS) resistance genes in maize. Theoretical Applied Genetics 103:797-803
  • MARAIS GF (2001) An evaluation of three Sr27-carrying wheat X rye translocations. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 18:135-138
  • MARAIS GF, BOTES WC, LOUW JH (2001) Wheat breeding based on recurrent mass selection. Cereal Research Communications 29:339-342
  • MARAIS GF, MARAIS AS, GROENEWALD JZ (2001) Evaluation and reduction of Lr19-149, a recombined form of the Lr19 translocation of wheat. Euphytica 121:289-295
  • MCLEOD A, DENMAN S, SADIE A, DENNER FDN (2001) Characterisation of South African isolates of Phytophthora infestans. Plant Disease 85:287-291
  • O'KENNEDY MM, BURGER JT, BERGER DK (2001) Development of transgenic elite white maize using the particle inflow gun - detailed analysis of low copy number integration. Plant Cell Reports 20:721-730
  • PRINS R, GROENEWALD JZ, MARAIS GF, SNAPE JW, KOEBNER RMD (2001) AFLP and STS tagging of Lr19, a gene conferring resistance to leaf rust in wheat. Theoretical Applied Genetics 103:618-624
  • VILJOEN DL, MULLER M, DE SWARDT JB, SADIE A, VOSLOO MC (2001) Computerized electronic temperature control system for thermal efficiency during baking in food research. International Journal of Consumer Studies 25: 30-42
  • WARNICH L, WASO HFJ, GROENEWALD IM, BESTER AE, DE VILLIERS JNP, KOTZE MJ, LYNCH AG, LOUW JH (2001) Single nucleotide polymorphisms of the protoporhyrinogen oxidase gene: inter-population heterogeneity of allelic variation. Molecular and Cellular Probes 15:217-221

 Publications 2000

  • MARAIS GF, BOTES WC, LOUW JH (2000) Recurrent selection using male sterility and hydroponic tiller culture in pedigree breeding of wheat. Plant Breeding 119:440-442
  • MCGREGOR CE, GREYLING MM, WARNICH L (2000) The use of simple sequence repeats (SSRs) to identify commercially important potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars in South Africa. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 17:177-179
  • MCGREGOR CE, LAMBERT CA, GREYLING MM, LOUW JH, WARNICH L (2000) A comparative assessment of DNA fingerprinting techniques (RAPD, ISSR, AFLP and SSR) in tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) germplasm. Euphytica 113:135-144

 Publications 1999

  • PEETERS AV, THIART R, DE VILLIERS JNP, JENSEN HK, VAN GAAL LF, KOTZE MJ (1999) Intronic mutations at splice junctions in the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene. Molecular and Cellular Probes 13:257-260
  • PRINS R, MARAIS GF (1999) A genetic study of the gametocidal effect of the Lr19 translocation of common wheat. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 16:10-14
  • SCHOLTZ CL, PEETERS AV, HOOGENDIJK CF, THIART R, DE VILLIERS JNP, HILLERMANN R, LIU J, MARAIS AD, KOTZE JM (1999) Mutation -59c? t in repeat 2 of the LDL receptor promoter: reduction in transcriptional activity and possible allelic interaction in a South African family with familial hypercholesterolemia. Human Molecular Genetics 8:2025-2030
  • VILJOEN DL, MULLER M, DE SWARDT JB, SADIE A, VOSLOO MC (1999) The development and testing of a computerised temperature control system in conventional electric ovens. Journal of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences 27: 55-70