RUST CM. The volatile tale of Arabidopsis thaliana: Enhancing plant growth and salinity stress tolerance by overexpressing α-acetolactate decarboxylase to produce acetoin in planta, MSc 2021.
GABRIEL C. Overexpress trehalose-6-phosphate synthase genes, isolated from sugarcane, in potato to determine its activity and its role in internal carbohydrate homeostasis, MSc 2021.
BARKER A. The over-expression of a late embryogenesis abundant protein in Saccharum species hybrid to improve osmotic stress tolerance under water-deficit, MSc, 2021.
MADZIVIRE PM. Conservation of the endangered geophyte Haemanthus pumilio, MSc ,2021.
HUNTER EW. Screening for bioactive phytocannabinoid-like secondary metabolites in the flowers of two endemic South African “wilde dagga" (Leonotis leonurus) varieties, MSc 2020.
ENSLIN NG. Identification of a cellulolytic active fungal strain, isolated from a cigarette waste microenvironment, showing preference for growth on cellulose acetate, MSc 2020.
WIESE A. Characterization of the Sucrose Synthase and class II Trehalose 6-Phosphate Synthase gene families in the moss Physcomitrella patens. PhD, 2020.
LOUBSER J. Analysis of the molecular and physiological effects following treatment with BC204 in Arabidopsis thaliana and Solanum lycopersicum. PhD, 2020.
MBAMBALALA N. Analysis of the role of transcription factors in enhancing drought tolerance in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.). MSc, 2020.
KERET R. Optimisation of micropropagation protocols for Eucalyptus hybrids. MSc, 2020.
ROSMARIN M. Enhancing plant growth via the transgenic production of bacterial volatile organic compounds. MSc, 2020.
VAN DER WALT F. Investigation of the link between glycogen metabolism and cell size in E. coli. MSc, 2020.
LE ROUX W. Induced mutagenesis through gamma irradiation of embryogenic callus and selection for drought tolerance in sugarcane. MSc, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10019/24236
PIETERS J. Identification and biochemical characterisation of an aryl β-glucosidase isolated from a cellulose-acetate rich environment via a functional metagenomic approach. MSc, 2018.
HUGO M. Functional identification of a putative stachyose synthase (StaS, Medtr7g106910.1) from Medicago truncatula, by overexpression in the Arabidopsis stachyose deficient double mutant atrs4/atrs5. MSc, 2018.
VAN BEEK CR. Overexpression of a tomato SlNAC2 gene in Nicotiana tabacum to determine its potential role in enhancing drought tolerance in plants. MSc, 2018
JACOBS I. Analysis of aspects of the starch metabolic pathway in lower plants. MSc, 2018.
SMITH M. Isolation and characterisation of novel enzymes producing fructo- and galacto-oligosaccharides through a metagenomic approach. PhD, 2018.
SWANEPOEL CC. Characterisation of the glycoside hydrolase domain of a novel bi-functional metagenomic clone for use in the biofuel production industry. MSc, 2017.
MTHEMBU ZN. Development of a hairy root bioreactor from Stevia rebaudiana to produce steviol glycosides. MSc, 2017
PRINCE E. Synthesis of phosphorylated polyglucans using phosphorylases. MSc, 2017
NDIMBA RM. Biophysical characterization of the mineral composition of seeds with varying genetic background including transgenic sorghum with reduced amounts of the storage protein kafirin. PhD, 2017.
PRINS, R. The two oceans project: Searching for novel carbohydrate sulfoconjugation enzymes. MSC, 2017. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/100897
PHOLO, Z. Molecular analysis of plant growth promoted with low molecular weight compounds in relation to genetically altered photosynthetic carbohydrate partitioning in higher plants. PhD, 2017. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/101430
MUSHFIELDT K. Mutational analysis of E. coli maltodextrin metabolism. MSc, 2017. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/100798
JANSE VAN RENSBURG H. The Arabidopsis GolS1 promotor as a potential biosensor for heat stress and fungal infection, MSc, 2016. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/100248
STRYDOM L. Mutational analysis of genes involved in E. coli glycogen degradation. MSc, 2016. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/100148
HARTZENBERG L. Identification and manipulation of starch synthases from marama bean and potato. MSc, 2016. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/100015
MASOABI M. Biotechnological approaches for sugarcane enhancement – Drought tolerance and cell wall manipulation. MSc, 2016.
LOUBSER J. Tools for strigolactone research: Towards a strigolactone-responsive promoter and a strigolactone-activity inhibitor. MSc, 2016. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/98736
ROSSOUW MJ. Application of plant growth promoting substances and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for phytostabilisation of mine tailings. MSc, 2016.
VAN DER MERWE S. Attempting to enhance sugarcane growth through genetic modification. MSc, March 2016.
LEKGARI GLP. Over-expressing Arabidopsis MYB transcription factors in Salvia spp and sugarcane. MSc, 2015.
LOEDOLFF B. functional roles of raffinose family oligosaccharides: Arabidopsis case studies in seed physiology, biotic stress and novel carbohydrate engineering. PhD, 2015. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/98052
DENKHAUS E. Using XhLEA, a group 1 vegetative Late Embryogenesis Abundant protein to aid water deficit tolerance in plants and microbes. MsC, 2015. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/98113
JAYAKUMAR R. Functional identification of the chloroplastic raffinose transporter from Arabidopsis. MScAgric, 2015. http://184.108.40.206/handle/10019.1/97726
MARAIS C. Screening, isolating and characterizing acetyl xylan esterase enzymes from a novel ecological niche. MSc, 2015
DEMPERS D. Overexpression of α-acetolactate decarboxylase and acetoin reductase/2,3-butanediol dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana. MSc, 2015
DE VILLIERS RM. Pp1s148_40v6 in Physcomitrella patens: An AtMAX2 orthologue? MSc, 2015. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/96818
FERNHOUT JJ. Isolation and characterisation of genes involved in carbon and chlorophyll metabolism in Saccharum species hybrids. MSc, 2015. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/96696
JEWELL JF. The analysis of glycogen phosphate and glucose-1,6-bisphosphate metabolism in Escherichia coli. MSc, 2015.
SAMODIEN ME. The analysis of starch degradation in Solanaceae species. PhD, 2014. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/86440
NDIMANDE S. Increasing cellulosic biomass in sugarcane. PhD, 2014. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/86296
CLAASSENS AP. Investigation of starch metabolism gene and their interactions. MSc, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/85863
DE WITT RN. Correlating metabolite and transcript profiles in transgenic sugarcane lines. MSc, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/80286
GROBBELAAR MC. Influence of strigolactones and auxin on Sutherlandia (Lessertia) frutescens in vitro plant tissue cultures. MSc, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/85701
HECTOR SBE. Molecular studies of galactan biosynthesis in red algae. PhD, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/85620
SWART C. Production of libraries to study biopolymer metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana and Tylosema esculentum. MSc, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/85607
WIESE AJ. Characterisation of carbohydrate metabolism in mycohereotrophic associations between plants and fungi. MSc, 2013. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/85740
EGBICHI IM. Modulation of ascorbate peroxidase activity by nitric oxide in soybean. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/71645
JACOBS FA. Identification of regulatory elements mediating response of SOD and cyctatin transcripts to salt stress and nitric oxide in soybean nodules. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/20024
LOEDOLFF B. Isolation and partial characterisation of PHT1;5, a putative high affinity phosphate transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/20243
MDODANA T. The effects of the synthetic strigolactone GR24 on Arabidopsis thaliana callus culture. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/71963
RAPP T. Isolation and characterisation of genes encoding biopolymer manufacturing enzymes. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/19968
WILLARD K. Investigation of exopolysaccharide producing bacteria isolated. MSc, 2012. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/71627
CONRADIE T. Genetic engineering of sugarcane for increased sucrose and consumer acceptance. MSc, 2011. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/17826
STEENKAMP LE. Analysis of the effects of the plant growth promoting substances GR24 and smoke water on abiotically-stressed Nicotiana benthamiana seedlings. MSc, 2011. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/17863
BOUSSIENGUI-BOUSSIENGUI. Analysis of the role of relative nucleotide concentrations on the regulation of carbohydrate in higher plants. PhD, 2010.
CRONJE C. Manipulation of ascorbate biosynthesis in Solanum lycopersicum (cv Money maker). MSc, 2010. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/5291
FLY R. Approaches for the study of leaf carbohydrate metabolic compartmentation in Arabidopsis thaliana. MSc, 2010. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/5332
GEORGE GM. Virus induced gene silencing for the study of starch metabolism. PhD, 2009. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4024
HORSTMANN C. Manipulating cell wall biosynthesis in yeast and higher plants. MSc, 2010. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/5288
KOTZE LM. An investigation into the effects of smoke-water and GR24 on the growth of Nicotiana benthamiana seedlings. MSc, 2010. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/5215
MACKAY S. Identification of the genes encoding enzymes involved in the synthesis of the biopolymer paramylon from Euglena gracilis. MSc, 2010. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/5420
ZWIEGELAAR JP. Molecular studies on phosphate homeostasis in higher plants. PhD, 2010. https://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4839
GOUWS LM. The molecular analysis of the effects of lumichrome as a plant growth promoting substance. PhD, 2009. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4825
NEPEMBE MN. Elucidatin of the biochemical mechanism of glycogen phosphorylation in Escherichia coli. MSc, 2009. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2524
SAMODIEN ME. Analysis of enzymes involved in starch phosphate metabolism. MSc, 2009. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2633
SPRACKLEN AL. Characterization of transgenic sugarcane lines with perturbed pyrophosphate:fructose 6-phosphate 1-phosphotransgerase (PFP) activity. MSc, 2009. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2769
BASSON CE. Analysis of intermediate carbon metabolism in strawberry plants. MSc, 2008. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2295
GOVENDER C. Stem specific promoters from sorghum and maize for use in sugarcane. MSc, 2008. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2374
LOEBENBERG L. UDP-glucose: β-(1-3)-glucan (paramylon) synthase from Euglena gracilis. MSc, 2008.
OHLHOFF CW. Biopolymer gene discovery and characterization using metagenomics libraries. MSc, 2008. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2380
SMITH ML. Investigating the role of pyrophosphate fructose 6-phosphate 1-phosphotransferase in phloem loading. MSc, 2008. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/3062
VAN WYK N. Analysis of dextrin dextranase from Gluconobacter oxydans. MSc, 2008. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2619
BEKKER J. Manipulation of cell wall composition in sugarcane. PhD, 2007. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1259
FERREIRA SJ. The analysis and reduction of starch in sugarcane by silencing ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase and over-expressing B-amylase. MSc, 2007. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2880
NDIMANDE GS. Comparative analysis of differential gene expression in the culms of sorghum. MSc, 2007. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2903
NELL H. Genetic manipulation of sucrose-storing tissue to produce alternative products. PhD, 2007.
NICHOLSON TL. Carbon turnover and sucrose metabolism in the culm of transgenic sugarcane producing 1-kestose. MSc, 2007. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/38152
VAN DER MERWE L. UDP-glucose: B-(1-3)-glucan (paramylon) synthase from Euglena gracilis. MSc, 2007. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1560
HITEN NF. The manipulation of fructose 2,6-bisphosphate levels in sugarcane. MSc, 2006. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2873
HUSSELMANN LHH. Molecular characterization of the commercially important Agathosma species. MSc, 2006. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/3068
JOUBERT D. Manipulation of neurtral invertase activity in sugarcane. MSc, 2006. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1817
VAN DER MERWE J. Isolation and evaluation of the sugarcane UDP-glucose dehydrogenase gene and promoter. PhD, 2006. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1461
BOSCH S. Trehalose and carbon partitioning in sugarcane. PhD, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1433
BOUSSIENGUI-BOUSSIENGUI G. Remobilization of sucrose from the culm during germination of sugarcane setts. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/3116
ORENDO-SMITH R. Enzyme profiling of a range of sugarcane tissue types with different levels of sucrose. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2462
SCHEEEPERS I. The influence of genetic manipulation of cytosolic aldolase (ALDc) on respiration in sugarcane. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/2923
SWART JC. The characterization of vacuolar pyrophosphatase expression in sugarcane. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1756
TSION GA. Isolation and characterisation of a culm-specific promoter element from sugarcane. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1843
TURNER GM. Development of in situ hybridisation to examine tissue-specific expression patterns of the invertase genes in sugarcane culm. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/16621
VAN DER MERWE MJ. Influence of hexose-phosphates and carbon cycling on sucrose accumulation in sugarcane spp. MSc, 2005. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/1873
BURGER AL. The isolation and characterisation of a developmentally-regulated gene from Vitis vinifera L. berries. PhD, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/15938
CHAMPANIS R. Aspects of sucrose metabolism in transgenic tobacco. PhD, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/49854
McCORMICK JA. Expression behaviour of primary carbon metabolism genes during sugarcane culm development. MSc, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/16387
SCHAFER WE. Characterisation of sucrose synthase activity in the sugarcane culm. PhD, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/16068
TITUS CHA. Sucrose transporters and sucrose uptake mechanisms in sugarcane. MSc, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/16448
VENTER M. Isolation of Grapevine promoters with special emphasis on the vacuolar pyrophosphatase. PhD, 2004. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/16078
RAMOUTAR R. The development of an in situ hybridisation technique to determine the gene expression patterns of UDP-glucose dehydrogenase, pyrophosphate-dependent phosphofructokinase and UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in sugarcane intermodal tissues. MSc, 2003. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/49795
SNYMAN SJ. Development of a transformation system for sugarcane (Saccharum spp. Hybrids) in South Africa using herbicide resistance as a model system. PhD, 2002. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52764
CARSON DL. Gene discovery and expression analysis in sugarcane leaf and culm. PhD, 2002. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52860
ROGBEER O. Differential gene expression in the culm of sugarcane during development, with special emphasis on the storage parenchyma cells. MSc, 2002. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52803
ZWIEGELAAR JP. Tissue specific gene expression in grape berries. MSc, 2002. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/53192
HOEPFNEER SW. Fructokinase activity in the sugarcane culm: expression patterns and kinetic properties. MSc, 2001. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52276
ROSE S. Sucrose accumulation and the expression of neutral invertase in sugarcane. MSc, 2001. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52468
SANUSHKA R. Variants of the gene encoding the beta subunit of pyrophosphate dependent phosphofructokinase (PFP) and their transcriptional expression in sugarcane. MSc, 2001. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/52605
BINDON K. Carbon partitioning in sugarcane intermodal tissue with special reference to the insoluble fraction. MSc. 2000. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/51642