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Publications 2016

  • COOK G, VAN VUUREN SP, BREYTENBACH JHJ, BURGER JT, MAREE H. Expanded Strain-Specific RT-PCR Assay for Differential Detection of Currently Known Citrus Tristeza Virus Strains: a Useful Screening Tool. JOURNAL OF PHYTOPATHOLOGY 2016; 164:847-851.
  • COOK G, VAN VUUREN SP, BREYTENBACH JHJ, STEYN C, BURGER JT, MAREE H. Characterizatio of Citrus tristeza virus Single-Variant Source in Grapefruit in Greenhouse and Field Trials. PLANT DISEASE 2016; 100(11):2251-2256.
  • DALVIE S, KOEN N, MCGREGOR NW, O'CONNELL KS, WARNICH L, RAMESAR R, NIEVERGELT CM, STEIN DJ. Toward a Global Roadmap for Precision Medicine in Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities. OMICS-A JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 2016; 20(10):omi.2016.0110.
  • DE KLERK AR, OBERHOLSTER AP, VAN WYK JH, DE KLERK LP, OBERHOLSTER A. A Watershed approach in identifying Key abiotic ecosystem drivers in support of river management: a Unique Case Study (loaded wrong author oberholster waiting for HR to update system) . Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 2016; 1:227: 176.
  • DE KLERK AR, OBERHOLSTER AP, VAN WYK JH, TRUTER JC, SCHAEFER LM, OBERHOLSTER A. The effect of rehabilitation measures on ecological infrastructure in response to acid mine drainage from coal mining( loaded wrong oberholster waiting on HR to load pj oberholster). ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 2016; 95:463â€"474.
  • DE KLERK AR, OBERHOLSTER PJ, VAN WYK JH, TRUTER JC, SCHAEFER LM, OBERHOLSTER A. The effects of rehabilitation measures on ecological infrastructure in response to acid mine drainage from coal mining. ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 2016; 95:463-474.
  • DE LANGE WJ, OBERHOLSTER A, OBERHOLSTER AP. Monetary value of the impacts of filamentous green algae on commercial agriculture: Results from two geographically different case studies (author Oberholster PJ must still be rectified by HR). Water SA  2016; 42(3):449-455.
  • DE LANGE WJ, OBERHOLSTER A, OBERHOLSTER PJ. Monetary value of the impacts of filamentous green algae on commercial agriculture: Results from two geographically different case studies. Water SA  2016; 42(3):449-455.
  • DE LANGE WJ, OBERHOLSTER A, OBERHOLSTER PJ. Towards tradable permits for filamentous green algae pollution. Journal of environmental management 2016; 179:21-30.
  • DRÖGEMÖLLER BI, EMSLEY RA, CHILIZA B, VAN DER MERWE E, WRIGHT GEB, DAYA M, VAN HELDEN EG, MALHOTRA A, LENCZ T, ROBINSON DG, ZHANG J, ASMAL L, NIEHAUS DJH, WARNICH L. The identification of novel genetic variants associated with antipsychotic treatment response outcomes in first-episode schizophrenia patients. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics 2016; 2016(26):235-242.
  • GOOSEN NJ, DE WET LF, GORGENS JF. Rainbow trout silage as immune stimulant and feed ingredient in diets for Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis Mossambicus). AQUACULTURE RESEARCH 2016; 47:329-340.
  • LE ROUX ML, OBERHOLSTER A, VAN DER VYVER C. Somatic embroyegenises and cryopreservation of South African bread wheat(Triticum aestivum l.)genotypes. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 2016; 106:78-88.
  • LYET A, SLABBERT R, VERSFELD WF, LESLIE AJ, BEYTELL PC, DU PREEZ P. Using a Binomial Mixture Model and Aerial Counts for an Accurate Estimate of Nile Crocodile Abundance and Population Size in the Kunene River, Namibia. African Journal of Wildlife Research (formerly: South African Journal of Wildlife Research) 2016; 46(2):71-86.
  • MADUNA SN, DA SILVA C, WINTNER SP, ROODT-WILDING R, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. When two oceans meet: regional population genetics of an exploited coastal shark, Mustelus mustelus. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES 2016; 544:183-196.
  • MALAN-MÃœLLER S, KILIAN S, VAN DEN HEUVEL LL, BARDIEN S, ASMAL L, WARNICH L, EMSLEY RA, HEMMINGS SMJ, SEEDAT S. A systematic review of genetic variants associated with metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia. SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH 2016; 2016(170):1-17.
  • MIRIMIN L, KERWATH S, MACEY B, LAMBERTH SJ, COWLEY PD, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, BLOOMER P, ROODT-WILDING R. Genetic analyses of overfished silver kob Argyrosomus inodorus (Scieanidae) stocks along the southern African coast. FISHERIES RESEARCH 2016; 176:100-106.
  • MIRIMIN L, MACEY B, KERWATH S, LAMBERTH SJ, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, COWLEY PD, BLOOMER P, ROODT-WILDING R. Genetic analyses reveal declining trends and low effective population size in an overfished South African sciaenid species, the dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicas). MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH 2016; 67:266-276.
  • NUSSLEIN K, DHANKHER OP, XING B, SMITH-DOERR L, SACCO T, MAATHUIS F, PAREEK A, PRASAD PV, OBERHOLSTER A, FOYER CH, KUNERT K, CULLIS CA, DUMONT MG, CHEN B, LU L. Food security needs social-science input. NATURE 2016; 535:37.
  • OBERHOLSTER AP, HILL L, JAPPIE S, TRUTER JC, OBERHOLSTER A. Applying genotoxicology tools to identify environmental stressors in support of river management( loaded incorrect oberholster waiting for HR to load PJ Oberholster). CHEMOSPHERE 2016; 144:319-329.
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, DE KLERK AR, DE KLERK LP, CHAMIER J, BOTHA A. Algal assemblage responses to acid mine drainage and steel plant wastewater effluent up and downstream of pre and post wetland rehabilitation. ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS 2016; 62:106-116.
  • OOSTHUIZEN K, COETZEE B, MAREE H, BURGER JT. First Report of Grapevine Syrah virus 1 in South African Grapevines. PLANT DISEASE 2016; 100(6):1252.
  • PEPLER PT, UYS DW, NEL DG. A Comparison of some methods for the selection of a common eigenvector model of the covariance matrices of two groups. COMMUNICATIONS IN STATISTICS-SIMULATION AND COMPUTATION 2016; 45:2917-2936.
  • ROHRICH CR, DRÖGEMÖLLER BI, IKEDIOBI O, VAN DER MERWE L, GROBBELAAR N, WRIGHT GEB, MCGREGOR NW, WARNICH L. CYP2B6*6 and CYP2B6*18 Predict Long-Term Efavirenz Exposure Measured in Hair Samples in HIV-Positive South African Women. AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSES 2016; 32(6):aid.2015.0048.
  • ROSSOUW C, WINTNER SP, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. Assessing multiple paternity in three commercially exploited shark species: Mustelus mustelus, Carcharhinus obscurus and Sphyrna lewini. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY 2016; 89:1125-1141.
  • ROUX A, LAMBRECHTS H, ROODT-WILDING R. Laboratory-scale evaluation of the potential of chemical containment for farmed abalone larval escapees. African Journal of Marine Science 2016; 38(2):275-278.
  • SANDENBERGH L, CLOETE SWPVDM, ROODT-WILDING R, SNYMAN MA, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. Evaluation of the OvineSNP50 chip for use in four South African sheep breeds. South African Journal of Animal Sciences 2016; 46:89-93.
  • SWART BL, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, KERWATH SE, ROODT-WILDING R. Phylogeography of the pelagic fish Seriola Ialandi at different scales: confirmation of inter-ocean population structure and evaluation of southern African genetic diversity. African Journal of Marine Science 2016; 38(4):513-524.
  • TRUTER JC, VAN WYK JH, OBERHOLSTER AP, OBERHOLSTER A, DE KLERK AR. An In Vitro and In Vivo Assessment of Endocrine Disruptive Activity in a Major South African River(loaded incorrect oberholster waiting for HR to update pj oberholster). Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 2016; 1:227: 54.
  • TRUTER JC, VAN WYK JH, OBERHOLSTER PJ, OBERHOLSTER A, LUUS-POWELL WJ. The expression of selected genes linked to metabolic homeostasis in obese pansteatitis-suffering Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters). JOURNAL OF FISH DISEASES 2016; 39:69-85.
  • TRUTER JC, VAN WYK JH, OBERHOLSTER PJ, OBERHOLSTER A, MOKWENA LM. An evaluation of the endocrine disruptive potential of crude oil water accommodated fractions and crude oil contaminated surface water to freshwater organisms using in vitro and in vivo approaches. ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY 2016; 9999(9999):1-13.
  • VISSER M, BESTER R, BURGER JT, MAREE H. Next-generation sequencing for virus detection: covering all the bases. Virology Journal 2016; 13:s12985-016-0539-x.
  • VISSER M, BURGER JT, MAREE H. Targeted virus detection in next-generation sequencing data using an automated e-probe based approach. VIROLOGY 2016; 495:122-128.

Publications 2015

  • BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, GLEDHILL K. Molecular species identification and population genetics of chondrichthyans in South Africa: current challenges, priorities and progress. African Zoology 2015; 50(3):205-217.
  • BITALO DN, MADUNA SN, DA SILVA C, ROODT-WILDING R, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. Differential gene flow patterns for two commercially exploited shark species, tope (Galeorhinus galeus) and common smoothhound (Mustelus mustelus) along the south-west coast of South Africa. Fisheries Research 2015; 172:190-196.
  • COLLING J, TOHGE T, DE CLERCQ R, BRUNOUD G, VERNOUX T, FERNIE AR, MAKUNGA NP, GOOSSENS A, PAUWELS L. Overexpression of the Arabidopsis thaliana signalling peptide TAXIMIN1 affects lateral organ development. Journal of Experimental Botany 2015; 66(17):5337-5349.
  • FISHER RG, SMITH DM, MURRELL B, SLABBERT R, KIRBY BM, EDSON C, COTTON MF, HAUBRICH R, POND SLK, VAN ZYL GU. Next generation sequencing improves detection of drug resistance mutations in infants after PMTCT failure. Journal of Clinical Virology 2015; 62:48-53.
  • GLEDHILL K, KESSEL ST, GUTTRIDGES TL, HANSELL AC, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, FELDHEIM KA, GRUBER SH, CHAPMAN DD. Genetic structure, population demography and seasonal occurrence of blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus in Bimini, the Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology 2015; 87:1371-1388.
  • GOOSEN NJ, DE WET LF, GORGENS JF. Comparison of hydrolysed proteins from different raw materials in diets for Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus. Aquaculture International 2015; 23:1165-1178.
  • JOOSTE AEC, MOLENAAR N, MAREE H, BESTER R, MOREY L, DE KOKER WC, BURGER JT. Identification and distribution of multiple virus infections in Grapevine leafroll diseased vineyards. European Journal of Plant Pathology 2015; 142:363-375.
  • LLOYD JR, KOSSMANN JM. Transitory and storage starch metabolism: two sides of the same coin? Current Opinion in Biotechnology 2015; 32:143-148.
  • MALAN-MÜLLER S, KILIAN S, VAN DEN HEUVEL LL, BARDIEN-KRUGER S, ASMAL L, WARNICH L, EMSLEY RA, HEMMINGS SMJ, SEEDAT S. A systematic review of genetic variants associated with metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2015; 170(1):1-17.
  • MAREE H, PIRIE MD, OOSTHUIZEN K, BESTER R, REES DJG, BURGER JT. Phylogenomic Analysis Reveals Deep Divergence and Recombination in an Economically Important Grapevine Virus. PLoS ONE 2015; 10(5):e0126819.
  • MIRIMIN L, KITCHIN N, IMPSON ND, CLARK PF, RICHARD J, DANIELS SR, ROODT-WILDING R. Genetic and Morphological Characterization of Freshwater Shrimps (Caridina Africana Kingsley, 1882) Reveals the Presence of Alien Shrimps in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Journal of Heredity 2015; 106(6):711-718.
  • MIRIMIN L, ROODT-WILDING R. Testing and validating a modified CTAB DNA extraction method to enable molecular parentage analysis of fertilized eggs and larvae of an emerging South African aquaculture species, the dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicas. Journal of Fish Biology 2015; 86:1218-1223.
  • MOLENAAR N, BURGER JT, MAREE H. Detection of a divergent variant of grapevine virus F by next-generation sequencing. Archives of Virology 2015; 160:2125-2127.
  • NAIDU RA, MAREE H, BURGER JT. Grapevine Leafroll Disease and Associated Viruses: A Unique Pathosystem. Annual Review of Phytopathology 2015; 53:613-634.
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, JAPPIE S, CHENG P, BOTHA AM, MATTHEWS MW. First report of an Anabaena Bory strain containing microcystin-LR in a freshwater body in Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 2015; 40(1):21-36.
  • PEPLER PT, UYS DW, NEL DG. A comparison of some methods for the identification of common eigenvectors. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation 2016; 0:0.
  • PEPLER PT, UYS DW, NEL DG. Regularised covariance matrix estimation under the common principal components model. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation 2016; 0:0.
  • PICONE B, RHODE C, ROODT-WILDING R. Domain repeats related to innate immunity in the South African abalone, Haliotis midae. Marine Genomics 2015; 23:41-43.
  • PICONE B, RHODE C, ROODT-WILDING R. Transcriptome profiles of wild and cultured South African abalone, Haliotis midae. Marine Genomics 2015; 20:3-6.
  • RAMEZANI S, BLIBECH I, TRINDADE REI F, KOEHLER VAN ASCH BJ, TEIXEIRA DA COSTA L. Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Iran: An invasion from the Middle West. European Journal of Entomology 2015; 112(4):713-721.
  • SCHULTZ T, VAN ECK L, BOTHA AM. Phi-class glutathione-S-transferase is involved in Dn1-mediated resistance. Physiologia Plantarum 2015; 154:1-12.
  • SWART BL, VON DER HEYDEN S, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, ROODT-WILDING R. Molecular systematics and biogeography of the circumglobally distributed genus Seriola (Pisces: Carangidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2015; 93:274-280.

Publications 2014

  • BESTER R, PEPLER PT, BURGER JT, MAREE HJ. Relative quantitation goes viral: An RT-qPCR assay for a grapevine virus. Journal of Virological Methods 2014; 210 : 67-75.
  • BOTHA A-M, BURGER NFV, VAN ECK L. Hypervirulent Diuraphis noxia (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Biotype SAM Avoids Triggering Defenses in Its Host (Triticum aestivum) (Poales: Poaceae) During Feeding. Environmental Entomology 2014; 43(3) : 672-681.
  • BOTHA A-M, VAN ECK L, BURGER NFV, SWANEVELDER ZH. Near-isogenic lines of Triticum aestivum with distinct modes of resistance exhibit dissimilar transcriptional regulation during Diuraphis noxia feeding. Biology Open 2014; 3 : 1116-1128.
  • CLOETE SWP, OLIVIER JJ, SANDENBERGH L, SNYMAN MA. The adaption of the South Africa sheep industry to new trends in animal breeding and genetics: A review. South African Journal of Animal Science 2014; 44 : 178-188.
  • DANDARA C, HUZAIR F, BORDA-RODRIGUEZ A, CHIRIKURE S, OKPECHI I, WARNICH L, MASIMIREMBWA C. H3Africa and the African Life Science Ecosystem: Building Sustainable Innovation. Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(12) : 733-739.
  • DE JAGER L, BURGER NFV, BOTHA A-M. Complete mitochondrial genome of Diuraphis noxia (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from nine populations, SNP variation between populations, and comparison with other Aphididae species. African Entomology 2014; 22(4) : 847-862.
  • DEL ZOMPO M, DELEUZE JF, CHILLOTTI C, COUSIN E, NIEHAUS DJH, EBSTEIN RP, ARDAU R, MACE S, WARNICH L, MUJAHED M, SEVERINO G, et al. Association study in three different populations between the GPR88 gene and major psychoses. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine 2014; 2(2) : 152-159.
  • DROGEMOLLER BI, NIEHAUS DJH, CHILIZA B, VAN DER MERWE L, ASMAL L, MALHOTRA AK, WRIGHT GEB, EMSLEY L, WARNICH L. Patterns of variation influencing antipsychotic treatment outcomes in South African first-episode schizophrenia patients. Pharmacogenomics 2014; 15(2) : 189-199.
  • DROGEMOLLER BI, WRIGHT GEB, WARNICH L. Considerations for rare variants in drug metabolism genes and the clinical implications. Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology 2014; 10(6) : 873-884.
  • FIGLAN S, LE ROUX C, TEREFE T, BOTES WC, VISSER B, SHIMELIS H, TSILO TJ. Wheat stem rust in South Africa: Current status and future research directions. African Journal of Biotechnology 2014; 13(44) : 4188-4199.
  • GOOSEN NJ, DE WET LF, GÖRGENS JF, JACOBS K, DE BRUYN A. Fish silage oil from rainbow trout processing waste as alternative to conventional fish oil in formulated diets for Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus. Animal Feed Science and Technology 2014; 188 : 74-84.
  • HARBRON J, VAN DER MERWE L, ZAAHL MG, KOTZE MJ, SENEKAL M. Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated (FTO) Gene Polymorphisms Are Associated with Physical Activity, Food Intake, Eating Behaviours, Psychological Health, and Modeled change in Body Mass Index in Overweight/Obese Caucasian Adults. Nutrients 2014; 6 : 3130-3152.
  • HAUSER ND, DYER RA, PEPLER PT, ROLFE DA. An observational audit of pain scores post-orthopaedic surgery at a level two state hospital in Cape Town. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2014; 20(2) : 110-116.
  • HEKIM N, COSKUN Y, SINAV A, ABOU-ZEID AH, AGIRBASLI M, AKINTOLA SO, AYNACIOGLU S, BAYRAM M, BRAGAZZI NL, DANDARA C, et al. Translating Biotechnology to Knowledge-Based Innovation, Peace, and Development? Deploy a Science Peace Corps - An Open Letter to world leaders. Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(7) : 415-420.
  • HOFFMAN LC, JONES M, MULLER M, JOUBERT E, SADIE A. Lipid and protein stability and sensory evaluation of ostrich (Struthio camelus) droëwors with the addition of rooibos tea extract (Aspalathus linearis) as a natural antioxidant. Meat Science 2014; 96 : 1289-1296.
  • KOLKER E, OZDEMIR V, MARTENS L, HANCOCK W, ANDERSON G, ANDERSON N, AYNACIOGLU S, BARANOVA A, CAMPAGNA SR, CHEN R, et al.. Towards More Transparent and Reproducible Omics Studies Through a Common Metadata Checklist and Data Publications. Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(1) : 10-14.
  • MADUNA SN, ROSSOUW C, ROODT-WILDING R, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. Microsatellite cross-species amplification and utility in southern African elasmobranchs: A valuable resource for fisheries management and conservation. BMC Research Notes 2014; 7(352) : 1-12.
  • MIRIMIN L, KERWATH SE, MACEY BM, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, LAMBERTH SJ, BLOOMER P, ROODT-WILDING R. Identification of naturally occurring hybrids between two overexploited sciaenid species along the South African coast. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2014; 76 : 30-33.
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG. Tissue specific somatic mutations and aganglionosis in Hirschsprung's disease . Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2014; 49(2) : 258-261.
  • NCHABELENG T, CHENG PH, OBERHOLSTER PJ, BOTHA A-M, SMIT WJ, LUUS-POWELL WJ. Microcystin-LR equivalent concentrations in fish tissue during a post-bloom Microcystic exposure in Loskop Dam, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 2014; 39(4) : 459-466.
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, CHENG PH, BOTHA A-M, GENTHE B. The potential of selected macroalgal species for treatment of AMD at different pH ranges in temperate regions. Water Research 2014; 60 : 82-92.
  • OZDEMIR V, DOWNEY RA, LIN BR, DOVE ES, OZKAN B, WARNICH L, FERGUSON LR. Special Issue "OMICS IN AFRICA": Power to the People - Moving 21st Century Integrative Biology from Lab to Village to Innovation Ecosystems. Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(7) : 399-401.
  • OZDEMIR V, ENDRENYI L, AYNACIOGLU S, BRAGAZZI NL, DANDARA C, DOVE ES, FERGUSON LR, GERACI CJ, HAFEN E, KESIM BE, KOLKER E, LEE EJD, LLERENA A, NACAK M, SHIMODA K, SOMEYA T, SRIVASTAVA S, TOMLINSON B, VAYENA E, WARNICH L, YASAR U. Bernard Lerer: Recipient of the 2014 Inaugural Werner Kalow Responsible Innovation Prize in Global Omics and Personalized Medicine (Pacific Rim Association For Clinical Pharmacogenetics). Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(4) : 211-221.
  • RHODE C, MADUNA SN, ROODT-WILDING R, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE. Comparison of population genetic estimates among wild, F1 and F2 cultured abalone (Haliotis midae). Animal Genetics 2014; 45 : 456-459.
  • ROUX A, LAMBRECHTS H, ROODT-WILDING R. Development of an experimental laboratory fertilization protocol for the South African abalone, Haliotis midae (Linnaeus 1758). Invertebrate Reproduction & Development 2014; 58(1) : 42-48.
  • SARDAS S, ENDRENYI L, GURSOY UK, HUTZ M, LIN BR, PATRINOS GP, STEUTEN LMG, WANG W, WARNICH L, OZDEMIR V. A Call for Pharmacogenovigilance and Rapid Falsification in the Age of Big Data: Why not First Road Test Your Biomarker. Omics-A Journal of Integrative Biology 2014; 18(11) : 663-665.
  • SCHULTZ T, VAN ECK L, BOTHA A-M. Phi-class glutathione-S-transferase is involved in Dn1-mediated resistance. Physiologia Plantarum 2014; pp.12284.
  • SELALA MC, BOTHA A-M, DE KLERK LP, DE KLERK AR, MYBURGH JG, OBERHOLSTER PJ. Using Phytoplankton Diversity to Determine Wetland Resilience, One Year After a Vegetable Oil Spill. Water Air and Soil Pollution 2014; 225 : 1-11.
  • TRUTER JC, VAN WYK JH, OBERHOLSTER PJ, BOTHA A-M, LUUS-POWELL WJ. The expression of selected genes linked to metabolic homeostasis in obese pansteatitis-suffering Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters). Journal of Fish Diseases 2014.
  • TRUTER JC, VAN WYK JH, OBERHOLSTER PJ, BOTHA A-M. The impacts of neutralized acid mine drainage contaminated water on the expression of selected endocrine-linked genes in juvenile Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus exposed in vivo. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2014; 100 : 209-217.
  • VAN ECK L, DAVIDSON RM, WU S, ZHAO BY, BOTHA A-M, LEACH JE, LAPITAN NLV. The transcriptional network of WRKY53 in cereals links oxidative responses to biotic and abiotic stress inputs. Functional & Integrative Genomics 2014; 14(3) : 351-362.
  • VAN HEERDEN CJ, BURGER P, VERMEULEN A, PRINS R. Detection of downy and powdery mildew resistance QTL in a 'Regent' x 'Redglobe' population. Euphytica 2014; 200 : 281-295.
  • VENTER E, MANSOOR CV, SIBISI P, BOTHA A-M. Potassium phosphate induces tolerance against the Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia, Homoptera: Aphididae) in wheat. Crop Protection 2014; 61 : 43-50.
  • WESSELS E, BOTES WC. Accelerating resistance breeding in wheat by integrating marker-assisted selection and doubled haploid technology. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 2014; 31(1) : 35-43.

Publications 2013

  • Alessandrini M, Asfaha S, Dodgen TM, Warnich L, Pepper MS  (2013) Cytochrome P450 pharmacogenetics in African populations. Drug metabolism reviews 45(2):253-275
  • Bester-van der Merwe AE, Blaauw S, Du Plessis J, Roodt-Wilding R  (2013) Transcriptome-wide Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) for abalone (Haliotis midae): validation and application using Goldengate medium-throughput genotyping assays. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14(9): 19341-19360; doi:10.3390/ijms140919341)
  • Botes WC, Bitalo DN (2013) Identification, evaluation and optimization of a minimum simple sequence repeat marker set for triticale breeding. Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology 1(4):16-23
  • Botha A-M (2013) A coevolutionary conundrum: the arms race between Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov) a specialist pest and its host Triticum aestivum (L.). Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7:359-372
  • Del Zompo M, Deleuze JF, Chillotti C, Cousin E, Niehaus DJH, Ebstein RP, Ardau R, Mace S, Warnich L, Mujahed M, Severino G, Dib C, Jordaan E, Murad I, Soubigou S, Koen L, Bannoura I, Rocher C, Laurent C, Derock M, Biguet NF, Mallet J, Meloni R (2013) Association study in three different populations between the GPR88 gene and major psychoses. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine doi:10.1002/mgg3.54
  • Dodgen TM, Hochfeld WE, Fickl H, Asfaha S, Durandt C, Rheeder P, Drogemoller BI, Wright GEB, Warnich L, Labuschagne CDJ, Van Schalkwyk A, Gaedigk A, Pepper MS (2013) Introduction of the AmpliChip CYP450 Test to a South African cohort: a platform comparative prospective cohort study. BMC medical genetics 14(1):1-15
  • Drogemoller BI, Plummer M, Korkie LJ, Agenbag GM, Dunaiski A, Niehaus DJH, Koen L, Gebhardt S, Schneider N, Olckers A, Wright GEB, Warnich L (2013) Characterization of the genetic variation present in CYP3A4 in three South African populations. Frontiers in genetics 4:17
  • Drogemoller BI, Wright GEB, Niehaus DJH, Emsley RA, Warnich L (2013) Next-generation sequencing of pharmacogenes: a critical analysis focusing on schizophrenia treatment. Pharmacogenetics and genomics 23(12):666-674
  • Le Maitre NC, Botes WC (2013) Molecular and genetic study of wheat rusts. African Journal of Biotechnology 12(42):6068-6075
  • Manley M, McGoverin CM, Snyders F, Muller M, Botes WC, Fox GP (2013) Prediction of Triticale Grain Quality Properties, Based on Both Chemical and Indirectly Measured Reference Methods, Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Cereal Chemistry 90(6):540-545
  • Maree HJ, Almeida RP, Bester R, Chooi KM, Cohen D, Dolja VV, Fuchs MF, Golino DA, Jooste AEC, Martelli GP, Naidu RA, Rowhani A, Saldarelli P, Burger JT (2013) Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3. Frontiers in microbiology 4:82
  • Mirimin L, Ruiz Guajardo JC, Vervalle J, bester-van der Merwe AE, Kerwath SE, Macey B, Bloomer P, Roodt-Wilding R (2013) Isolation and validation of microsatellite markers from a depleted South African sciaenid species, the dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicus), by means of the FIASCO/454 approach Conservation Genetic Resources DOI 101007/s12686-013-9922-8
  • Oberholster PJ, Botha A-M, Chamier J, De Klerk AR (2013) Longitudinal trends in water chemistry and phytoplankton assemblage downstream of the Riverview WWTP in the Upper Olifants River Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 13(1):41-51
  • Oberholster PJ, Dabrowski J, Botha A-M (2013) Using modified multiple phosphorus sensitivity indices for mitigation and management of phosphorus loads on a catchment level Fundamental and Applied Limnology/Archiv für Hydrobiologie 182(1):1-16
  • Oberholster PJ, Genthe B, Hobbs P, Cheng PH, De Klerk AR, Botha A-M (2013) An ecotoxicological screening tool to prioritise acid mine drainage impacted streams for future restoration Environmental Pollution 176: 244-253
  • Ozdemir V, Borda-Rodriguez A, Dove ES, Ferguson LR, Huzair F, Manolopoulos VG, Masellis M, Milius D, Warnich L, Srivastava S (2013) Public health pharmacogenomics and the design principles for global public goods–moving genomics to responsible innovation Current pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine 11(1):1
  • Panton NA, Strickland NJ, Warnich L, Zaahl MG (2013) Iron homeostasis in porphyria cutanea tarda: mutation analysis of promoter regions of CP, CYBRD1, HAMP and SLC40A1 Journal of clinical pathology, 66(2):160-161
  • Rhode C, Vervalle J, bester-van der Merwe AE, Roodt-Wilding R (2013) Detection of Molecular Signatures of Selection at Microsatellite Loci in the South African Abalone (Haliotis midae) using a Population Genomic Approach Marine Genomics 10:27-36
  • Selala MC, Botha A-M, De Klerk AR, De Klerk LP, Myburgh JG, Blettler MCM, Oberholster PJ (2013) Effects of Vegetable Oil Pollution on Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Assemblage in a Freshwater Wetland and Its Use as a Remediation Tool Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 224(9):1-15
  • Truter JC, Van Wyk JH, Oberholster PJ, Botha A-M (2013) The impacts of neutralized acid mine drainage contaminated water on the expression of selected endocrine-linked genes in juvenile Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus exposed in vivo Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 100:209-217
  • Vervalle J, Hepple J, Jansen S, Du Plessis J, Wang P, Rhode C, Roodt-Wilding R (2013) Integrated Linkage Map of Haliotis midae Linnaeus Based on Microsatellite and SNP Markers Journal of Shellfish Research 32(1): 89-103

Publications 2012

  • BESTER R, JOOSTE AEC, MAREE HJ, BURGER JT (2012) Real-time RT-PCR high-resolution melting curve analysis and multiplex RT-PCR to detect and differentiate grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 variant groups I, II, III and VI. Virology journal 9(1): 219
  • BESTER R, MAREE HJ, BURGER JT (2012) Complete nucleotide sequence of a new strain of grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 in South Africa. Archives of Virology doi 10.1007/s00705-012-1333-8 
  • BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, D'AMATO ME, SWART BL, ROODT-WILDING R (2012): Molecular phylogeny of South African abalone, its origin and evolution as revealed by two genes, Marine Biology Research 8:727-736
  • COETZEE B, KAGEE SA, TOMLINSON MR, WARNICH L, IKEDIOBI O (2012) Reactions, beliefs and concerns associated with providing hair speciments for medical research among a South African sample: A qualitative approach. Future Virology 7(11): 1135-1142
  • DAVIDS AH, CLOETE SWP, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, MUCHADEYI FC, SLABBERT R, DZAMA K (2012) Genetic variation within and between three ostrich breeds estimated using microsatellite markers. South African Journal of Animal Science 42:156-163
  • ESPACH Y, MAREE HJ, BURGER JT (2012) Complete genome of a novel endornavirus assembled from next-generation sequence data. Journal of Virology 86(230): 13142 doi 10.1128/ JVI.02538-12
  • KOEN L, NIEHAUS DJH, WRIGHT GEB, WARNICH L, DE JONG G, EMSLEY RA, MALL S (2012) Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population. South African Medical Journal 102:165-166
  • LAMPRECHT RL, MAREE HJ, STEPHAN D, BURGER JT (2012) Complete nucleotide sequence of a South African isolate of Grapevine fanleaf virus. Virus Genes doi: 10.1007/s11262-012-0765-2
  • MEIRING TL, SALIMO AT, COETZEE B, MAREE HJ, MOODLEY J, HITZEROTH II, FREEBOROUGH MJ, RYBICKI EP, WILLIAMSON A-L (2012) A Next-generation sequencing of cervical DNA detects human papillomavirus types not detected by commercial kits. Virology journal 9(1): 164
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2012) Intronic RET gene variants in Down syndrome–associated Hirschsprung disease in an African population. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 47:299-302
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, ASHTON PJ, BOTHA A-M, KLEYNHANS CJ (2012) Phytoplankton yield changes after enrichment in microcosm experiments: Applications for predicting progressive eutrophication in a mesotrophic lake, South Africa. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(90): 15678-15689
  • PANTON NA, STRICKLAND NJ, HIFT RJ, WARNICH L, ZAAHL MG (2012) Iron homeostasis in porphyria cutanea tarda: mutation analysis of promoter regions of CP. CYBRD1, HAMP and SLC40A1. Journal of Clinical Pathology 82: 33–45
  • PEPLER PT, UYS DW, NEL DG (2012) Predicting mortality and length-of-stay for neonatal admissions to private hospital neonatal intensive care units: a Southern African retrospective study. African Health Sciences 12(2): 166-173
  • RHODE C, HEPPLE J-A, JANSEN S, DAVIS T, VERVALLE J, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, ROODT-WILDING R (2012) A population genetic analysis of abalone domestication events in South Africa: Implications for the management of the abalone resource. Aquaculture doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.05.012
  • SANDENBERGH L, ROODT-WILDING R (2012) Investigation of the autofluorescence of various abalone (Haliotis midae) tissues and the implications for future use of fluorescent molecules. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(3): 785-788
  • SLABBERT R, HEPPLE J, FRANCHINI P, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, ROODT-WILDING R (2012) Microsatellite marker development in the abalone Haliotis midae using pyrosequencing (454) and their application: Characterisation in silico analyses and linkage mapping Genetics and Molecular Research 11(3): 2769 – 2779
  • STRICKLAND NJ, MATSHA T, ERASMUS RT, ZAAHL, MG (2012) Molecular analysis of Ceruloplasmin in a South African cohort presenting with oesophageal cancer. International Journal of Cancer 131:623-632
  • VAN RENSBURG C, MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2012) RET Promoter variations in Familial African Degenerative Leiomyopathy (ADL): First report of a possible genetic –environmental interaction. Pediatric Surgery International, 28(12): 1235-1238
  • VAN TUYLL VAN SEROOSKERKEN AM, DROGEMOLLER BI, TE VELDE K, BLADERGROEN RS, STEIJLEN PM, POBLETE-GUTIERREZ P, VAN GEEL M, VAN HEERDEN CJ, WARNICH L, FRANK J (2012) Extended haplotype studies in South African and Dutch variegate porphyria families carrying the recurrent p.R59W mutation confirm a common ancestry. British Journal of Dermatology 166:261-265
  • VISSER M, STEPHAN D, JAYNES JM, BURGER JT (2012) A transient expression assay for the in planta efficacy screening of an antimicrobial peptide against grapevine bacterial pathogens. Letters in Applied Microbiology 54:543-551
  • WRIGHT GEB, NiIEHAUS DJH, VAN DER MERWE L, KOEN L, KORKIE LJ, KINNEAR CJ, DROGEMOLLER BI, WARNICH L (2012) Association of MB-COMT polymorphisms with schizophrenia-susceptibility and symptom severity in an African cohort. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 39(1):163–169

 Publications 2011

  • BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, ROODT-WILDING R, VOLCKAERT FAM, D'AMATO ME (2011) Historical isolation and hydrodynamically constrained gene flow in declining populations of the South African abalone, Haliotis midae. Conservation Genetics 12:543-555
  • COETZEE B, BURGER JT (2011) Viroom van 'n wingerd - 'n in-diepte analise van wingerdvirusse. Wynland 1:85-86
  • DROGEMOLLER BI, WRIGHT GEB, NIEHAUS DJH, EMSLEY RA, WARNICH L (2011) Whole-genome resequencing in pharmacogenomics: moving away from past disparities to globally representative applications. Pharmacogenomics 12:1717-1728
  • DU PREEZ J, STEPHAN D, MAWASSI M, BURGER JT (2011) The grapevine-infecting vitiviruses, with particular reference to grapevine virus A. Archives of Virology 156:1495-1503
  • FRANCHINI P, VAN DER MERWE M, ROODT-WILDING R (2011) Transcriptome characterization of the South African abalone Haliotis midae using sequencing-by-synthesis. BMC Research Notes 4:59
  • GOOSEN NJ, GÖRGENS JF, DE WET LF, CHENIA H (2011) Organic acids as potential growth promoters in the South African abalone Haliotis midae. Aquaculture 321:245-251
  • IKEDIOBI O, AOUIZERAT B, XIAO Y, GANDHI M, GEBHARDT GS, WARNICH L (2011) Analysis of pharmacogenetic traits in two distinct South African populations. Human Genomics 5:265-282
  • JOOSTE AEC, PIETERSEN G, BURGER JT (2011) Distribution of grapevine leafroll associated virus-3 variants in South African vineyards. European Journal of Plant Pathology 131:371-381
  • KAMAL SM, WARNICH L, FERGUSON LR, SRIVASTAVA S, RAY S, AVARD D, JOLY Y, LE HUYNH M, PAGE M, MASELLIS M, DOVE ES, GURWITZ D, OZDEMIR V (2011) Forward Look: Tenth Anniversary of the Human Genome Sequence and 12st Century Postgenomics Global Health - A Close Up on Africa and Women's Health. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine 9:148-155
  • LÖTZE E, SADIE A, THERON KI (2011) Development of a Pre-Harvest Prediction Model for Ripening of 'Forelle' Pears (Pyrus communis L.). Acta Horticulturae 909:693-698.
  •  MANLEY M, SNYDERS F, MCGOVERIN CM, FOX GP, MULLER M, KIDD M, BOTES WC (2011) Evaluation of the compositional and functional quality of South African triticale (x Triticosecale Wittmack) cultivars. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 28:201-210
  • MCGOVERIN CM, SNYDERS F, MULLER M, BOTES WC, FOX GP, MANLEY M (2011) A review of triticale uses and the effect of growth environment on grain quality. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 91:1155-1165
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, BOTHA A-M (2011) Dynamics of phytoplankton and phytobenthos in Lake Loskop (South Africa) and downstream irrigation canals. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 179:169-178
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, MYBURGH JG, ASHTON PJ, COETZEE JJ, BOTHA A-M (2011) Bioaccumulation of aluminium and iron in the food chain of Lake Loskop, South Africa. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 75:134-141
    O'KENNEDY MM, CRAMPTON BG, LORITO M, CHAKAUYA E, BREESE WA, BURGER JT, BOTHA FC (2011) Expression of beta-1,3-glucanase from a biocontrol fungus in transgenic pearl millet. South African Journal of Botany 77:335-345
  • PRETORIUS A, KAUR M, WAMALWA M, FEBRUARY MF, ESSACK M, BAJIC VB, REES DJG (2011) Functional Analysis and characterization of the Human RBBP6 promoters based on a combination of molecular biology and in silico approaches provide additional eveidence for RBBP6 role in apoptosis. GSTF Journal on Bioinformatics and Biotechnology 1:1-13
  • RHODE C, ROODT-WILDING R (2011) Bioinformatic survey of Haliotis midae microsatellites reveals a non-random distribution of repeat motifs. Biological Bulletin 221:147-154
  • STEPHAN D, SLABBER C, GEORGE G, NINOV V, FRANCIS KP, BURGER JT (2011) Visualization of plant viral suppressor silencing activity in intact leaf lamina by quantitative fluorescent imaging. Plant Methods 7:25.
  •  STRICKLAND NJ, MATSHA T, ERASMUS RT, ZAAHL MG (2011) Molecular analysis of Ceruloplasmin in a South African cohort presenting with oesophageal cancer. International Journal of Cancer doi: 10.1002/ijc.26418
  • VAN DER MERWE M, FRANCHINI P, ROODT-WILDING R (2011) Differential growth-related gene expression in abalone (Haliotis midae). Marine Biotechnology 13:1125-1139
    WARNICH L, DROGEMOLLER BI, PEPPER MS, DANDARA C, WRIGHT GEB (2011) Pharmacogenomic research in South Africa: Lessons learned and future opportunities in the rainbow nation. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine 9:191-207
    WRIGHT GEB, NIEHAUS DJH, KOEN L, DROGEMOLLER BI, WARNICH L (2011) Psychiatric genetics in South Africa: cutting a rough diamond. African Journal of Psychiatry 14:355-366

 Publications 2010

  • BOTHA-OBERHOLSTER AM, SWANEVELDER ZH, LAPITAN NLV (2010) Transcript profiling of wheat genes expressed during feeding by two different biotypes of Diuraphis noxia. Environmental Entomology 39:1206-1231
  • COETZEE B, FREEBOROUGH MJ, MAREE HJ , CELTON J, REES DJG, BURGER JT (2010) Deep sequencing analysis of viruses infecting grapevines: Virome of a vineyard. Virology 400:157-163
  • COETZEE B, MAREE HJ , STEPHAN D, FREEBOROUGH MJ, BURGER JT (2010) The first complete nucleotide sequence of a grapevine virus E variant. Archives of Virology 155:1357-1360
  • DROGEMOLLER BI, WRIGHT GEB, NIEHAUS DJH, KOEN L, MALAN S, DA SILVA DM, HILLERMANN-REBELLO R, LA GRANGE AM, VENTER M, WARNICH L (2010) Characterization of the genetic profile of CYP2C19 in two South African populations. Pharmacogenomics 11:1095-1103
  • DU PREEZ J , STEPHAN D, BLIGNAUT M, STANDER C , VIVIER MA, GOSZCZYNSKI DE, BURGER JT (2010) The characterisation of virus-based vectors for functional genomic studies in Grapevine. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 16 (Supplement S1): A68
  • ENGELBRECHT M, JOUBERT J, BURGER JT (2010) First report of Aster Yellows phytoplasma in grapevines in South Africa. Plant Disease 94: 373
  • FRANCHINI P, SLABBERT R, VAN DER MERWE M, ROUX A, ROODT-WILDING R (2010) Karyotype and genome size estimation of Haliotis midae: Estimators to assist future studies on the evolutionary history of Haliotidae. Journal of Shellfish Research 29:945-950
  • JOOSTE AEC, MAREE HJ, BELLSTEDT DU, GOSZCZYNSKI DE, PIETERSEN GJ, BURGER JT (2010) Three genetic grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 variants identified from South African vineyards show high variability in their 5'UTR. Archives of Virology 155:1997-2006
  • LEHMENSIEK A, BESTER-VAN DER MERWE AE, SUTHERLAND MW, KRIEL WM, POTGIETER GF, PRINS R, PLATZ G (2010) Polulation structure of South African and Australian Pyrenophora teres isolates. Plant Pathology 59:504-515
  • MARAIS GF, BADENHORST PE, EKSTEEN A, PRETORIUS ZA (2010) Reduction of Aegilops sharonensis chromatin associated with resistance genes Lr56 and Yr38 in wheat. Euphytica 171:15-22
  • MARAIS GF, BEKKER TA, EKSTEEN A, MCCALLUM B, FETCH T, MARAIS AS (2010) Attempts to remove gametocidal genes co-transferred to common wheat with rust resistance from Aegilops speltoides. Euphytica 171:71-85
  • MARAIS GF, KOTZE L, EKSTEEN A (2010) Allosyndetic recombinants of the Aegilops peregrina-derived Lr59 translocation in common wheat. Plant Breeding 129:356-361
  • MAREE HJ, GARDNER HJF, FREEBOROUGH MJ, BURGER JT (2010) Mapping of the 5' terminal nucleotides of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 sgRNAs. Virus Research 151:252-255
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2010) Chasing the ubiquitous RET proto-oncogene in South African MEN2 families: implications for the surgeon. South African Journal of Surgery 47:28-32
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2010) Familial associations in medullary thyroid carcinoma with Hirschsprung disease: the role of the RET-C620 "Janus"genetic variation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 45:393-396
  • MUSEE N, OBERHOLSTER PJ, SIKHWIVHILU L, BOTHA A-M (2010) The effects of engineered nanoparticles on survival, reproduction, and behaviour of freshwater snail, Physa acuta (Draparnaud, 1805). Chemosphere 81:1196-1203
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, ASHTON PJ, FRITZ GB, BOTHA-OBERHOLSTER AM (2010) First report on the colony-forming freshwater ciliate Ophrydium versatile in an African river. Water SA 36:315-322
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, BOTHA A-M (2010) Use of remote sensing and molecular markers to detect toxic cyanobacterial hyperscum crust: A case study on Lake Hartbeespoort, South Africa. African Journal of Biotechnology 9:8791-8799
  • OBERHOLSTER PJ, MYBURGH JG, ASHTON PJ, BOTHA A-M (2010) Responses of phytoplankton upon exposure to a mixture of acid mine drainage and high levels of nutrient pollution in Lake Loskop, South Africa. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73:326-335
  • ROODT-WILDING R, SWART BL, IMPSON ND(2010) Genetically distinct Dutch-domesticated Clarias gariepinus used in aquaculture in southern Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 35:241-249
  • SLABBERT E, VAN HEERDEN CJ, JACOBS K (2010) Optimization of Automated Ribosomal Intergenic Spacer (ARISA) for the estimation of microbial diversity in fynbos soil. South African Journal of Science 106:52-55
  • SLABBERT R, HEPPLE J, VENTER A, NEL S, SWART L, VAN DEN BERG NC, ROODT-WILDING R (2010) Isolation and segregation of 44 microsatellite loci in the South African abalone Haliotis midae L. Animal Genetics 41:332-336
  • SLABBERT R, PRINS N, BRINK D (2010) A microsatellite panel for triploid verification in the abalone Haliotis midae. African Journal of Marine Science 32:259-264
  • SWANEVELDER ZH, SURRIDGE AKJ, VENTER E, BOTHA-OBERHOLSTER AM (2010) Limited endosymbiont variation in Diuraphis noxia (Hemiptera: Aphididae) biotypes from the United States and South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology 103:887-897
  • TIMM AE, GEERTSEMA H, WARNICH L (2010) Population genetic structure of economically important Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) in South Africa: a comparative analysis. Bulletin of Entomological Research 100:421-431
  • VAN DEN BERG NC, ROODT-WILDING R (2010) Parentage assignment in Haliotis midae L.: a precursor to future genetic enhancement programmes for South African abalone. Aquaculture Research 41:1387-1395
  • VAN DER MERWE M, AUZOUX-BORDENAVE S, ROODT-WILDING R, NIESLER C (2010) Investigating the establishment of primary cell culture from different abalone (Haliotis midae) tissues. Cytotechnology 62:265-277
  • VAN ECK L, SCHULTZ T, LEACH JE, SCOFIELD SR, PEAIRS FB, BOTHA A-M, LAPITAN NLV (2010) Virus-induced gene silencing of WRKY53 and an inducible phenylalanine ammonia-lyase in wheat reduces aphid resistance. Plant Biotechnology Journal 8:1023-1032
  • WRIGHT GEB, NIEHAUS DJH, DROGEMOLLER BI, KOEN L, GAEDIGK A, WARNICH L (2010) Elucidation of CYP2D6 genetic diversity in a unique African population: Implications for the future application of pharmacogenetics in the Xhosa population. Annals of Human Genetics 74:340-350

 Publications 2009

  • DU PLESSIS N, KIMBERG M, ZAAHL MG, SADIE A, VENTER M, VAN DER MERWE L, LOUW A, WARNICH L (2009) Functional analysis of the 5' regulatory region of the 5-aminolevulinate synthase (alasi) gene in response to estrogen. Cellular and Molecular Biology 55:20-30
  • GEBHARDT GS, BRUINERS N, HILLERMANN R (2009) A novel exonic variant (221delT) in the LGALS13 gene encoding placental protein 13 (PP13) is associated with preterm labour in a low risk population. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 82:166-173
  • KEYSER RJ, VAN DER MERWE L, VENTER M, KINNEAR C, WARNICH L, CARR J, BARDIEN S (2009) Identification of a novel functional deletion variant in the 5'-UTR of the DJ-I gene. BMC Medical Genetics 10:1-10
  • LA GRANGE AM, LE ROUX NJ, GARDNER S  (2009) Biplot GUI: Interactive biplots in R. Journal of Statistical Software 30:1-37
  • LIEBENBERG A, FREEBOROUGH M, VISSER C, BELLSTEDT DU, BURGER JT (2009) Genetic variability within the coat protein gene of Grapevine fanleaf virus isolates from South Africa and the evaluation of RT-PCR, DAS-ELISA and immunoStrips as virus diagnostic assays. Virus Research 142:28-35
  • MARAIS GF, BOTES WC (2009) Recurrent mass selection for routine improvement of common wheat: A review. In Lichtfouse et al. (eds) Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 1:85-105.
  • MARAIS GF, BOTES WC (2009) Recurrent mass selection for routine improvement of common wheat: A review. In Organic Farming, Pest Control and Remediation of Soil Pollutants, 85-105
  • MARAIS GF, MARAIS AS, GROENEWALD CW (2009) SCAR markers that specifically tag chromosomes 2D of wheat and 2J1d of Thinopyrum distichum. South African Journal of Plant and Soil/ Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Plant en Grond 26:129-131
  • MARAIS GF, MARAIS AS, MCCALLUM B, PRETORIUS ZA (2009) Leaf rust and stripe rust resistance genes Lr62 and Yr42 transferred to common wheat from Aegilops neglecta Req. ex Bertol. Crop Science 49:871-879
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2009) Clinical and genetic differences in total colonic aganglionosis (TCA) in Hirschsprung's disease. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 44:1899-1903
  • MURUGANANTHAM M, MOSKOVITZ Y, HAVIV S, HORESH T, FENIGSTEIN A, DU PREEZ J, STEPHAN D, BURGER JT,  MAWASSI M (2009) Grapevine virus A-mediated gene silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana and Vitis vinifera. Journal of Virological Methods 155:167-174
  • PARATHYRAS J, GEBHARDT GS, HILLERMANN R, GROBBELAAR N, VENTER M, WARNICH L (2009) A pharmacogenetic study of CD4 recovery in response to HIV antiretroviral therapy in two South African population groups. Journal of Human Genetics 54:261-265
  • SLABBERT R, BESTER AE,  D'AMATO ME (2009) Analyses of genetic diversity and parentage within a South African hatchery of the abalone Haliotis midae Linnaeus using microsatellite markers. Journal of Shellfish Research 28:369-375
  • VENTER M, WARNICH L (2009) In silico promoters: modelling of cis-regulatory context facilitates target prediction. Molecular Medicine 13:270-278

 Publications 2008

  • BESTER AE, ROODT-WILDING R, WHITAKER HA (2008) Discovery and evaluation of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for Haliotis midae: a targeted EST approach. Animal Genetics 39:321–324
  • BOTES, WC, TSUPKO Y, DIX R, DE GROOT S, SAUL H (2008) Breeding for biofuel production. In Proceedings of the 11th International Wheat Genetics Conference, Brisbane, Australia
  • GEISSBUEHLER V, HILLERMAN R, CZARNIECKI J, GEBHARDT SG, FORST S, EBERHARD J, MOSER R (2008) Third trimester plasma neurokinin B levels in women with and without preeclampsia. Journal of Maternal Fetal Neonatal Medicine 21:95-100
  • GOSZCZYNSKI DE, DU PREEZ J, BURGER JT (2008) Molecular divergence of grapevine virus A (GVA) variants associated with Shiraz disease in South Africa. Virus Research 138:105-110
  • KLEINERT A, VENTER M, KOSSMANN J, VALENTINE AJ (2008) Role of PEPc isoforms in phosphate-deficient nodules. In Book Series: Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture, Vol. 42: Biological Nitrogen Fixation: Towards Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Agriculture. Proceedings of the 15th International Nitrogen Fixation Congress and the 12th International Conference of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation. (Dakora et al, Eds). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg
  • MALERI M. (2008) Site selection and production performance of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) cage operations in small farm reservoirs: the Western Cape experience, South Africa. Aquaculture Research 40:18-25
  • MARAIS GF, McCALLUM B, MARAIS AS (2008) Wheat leaf rust resistance gene Lr59 derived from Aegilops peregrina. Plant Breeding 127:340-345
  • MAREE HJ, FREEBOROUGH MJ, BURGER JT (2008) Complete nucleotide sequence of a South African isolate of grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 reveals a 5'UTR of 737 nucleotides. Archives of Virology 153:755-757
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2008) Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes, children, Hirschsprung's disease and RET. Pediatric Surgery International 24:521-530
  • MOORE SW, ZAAHL MG (2008) A review of genetic mutation in familial Hirschsprung's disease in South Africa: towards genetic counseling. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 43:325-329
  • MOORE SW, SIDLER D, ZAAHL MG (2008) The ITGB2 immunomodulatory gene (CD18), enterocolitis, and Hirschsprung's disease. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 43:1439-1444
  • NIEHAUS DJH, DU PLESSIS SA, KOEN L, LATEGAN BH, STEYN J, OOSTHUIZEN PP, WARNICH L, EMSLEY RA (2008) Predictors of involuntary movement in an African schizophrenia population. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical NeuroScience 20:317-326
  • RHODE C, SLABBERT R, ROODT-WILDING R (2008) Microsatellite flanking regions: a SNP mine in South African abalone (Haliotis midae). Animal Genetics 39:329
  • ROUX A, SANDENBERGH L, ROODT-WILDING R (2008) Preliminary investigation to determine the cytotoxicity of various cryoprotectants on southern African abalone (Haliotis midae) embryos. Cryobiology 57:308–311
  • SLABBERT R, RUIVO NR, VAN DEN BERG NC, LIZAMORE DL, ROODT-WILDING R (2008) Isolation and Characterization of 63 Microsatellite Loci for the Abalone, Haliotis midae. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 39:429-435
  • THAN NG, ROMERO R, HILLERMAN R, COZZI V, NIE G, HUPPERTZ B (2008) Prediction of Preeclampsia - A Workshop Report. Placenta 29S:83-85
  • TIMM, AE, WARNICH L, GEERTSEMA H (2008) Morphological and molecular identification of economically important Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) on deciduous fruit tree crops in South Africa. African Entomology 16:209-219
  • TIMM AE, GEERTSEMA H, WARNICH L (2008) Population Genetic Structure of Grapholita molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in South Africa. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101:197–203
  • TOFA, KC, GEBHARDT S, REBELLO G, GEISSBUEHLER V, MOSER R, STOLK M, HILLERMAN R (2008) Altered circulating neurokinin B (NKB) levels are not due to sequence variants in the encoding genes. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 140:135-136
  • TOMLINSON M, SWARTZ L, WARNICH L (2008) Genetic research, behavioural science, and child adolescent mental health in South Africa: An important new agenda. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2:73-81
  • VAN DER MERWE M, ROODT-WILDING R (2008) Chromosome number of the South African abalone Haliotis midae. African Journal of Marine Science 30:195-198
  • WHITE EJ, VENTER M, HITEN HF, BURGER JT (2008) Modified cetyltrimethylammonium bromide method improves robustness and versatility: the benchmark for plant RNA extraction. Biotechnology Journal 3:1424-1428

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