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2019 Publications (CAF facilities used)

Journal Articles

​DREYER J, RAUTENBACH  M, BOOYSEN E , VAN STADEN  ADP, DEANE  SM, DICKS LMT. Xenorhabdus khoisanae SB10 produces Lys-rich PAX lipopeptides and a Xenocoumacin in its antimicrobial complex. BMC Microbiology 2019; 19.

GENT R, DU TOIT  T, SWART  AC. 11α-Hydroxyprogesterone, a potent 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase inhibitor, is metabolised by steroid-5α-reductase and cytochrome P450 17α-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase to produce C11α-derivatives of 21-deoxycortisol and 11-hydroxyandrostenedione in vitro. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; 191.

SASS G, MADIGAN RT, JOUBERT  L, BOZZI A, SAYED N, WU JC, STEVENS DA. A Combination of Itraconazole and Amiodarone Is Highly Effective against Trypanosoma cruzi Infection of Human Stem Cell–Derived Cardiomyocytes. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 101

REID M, BORDY EM, TAYLOR WL, LE ROUX SG, DU PLESSIS  A. A micro X-ray computed tomography dataset of fossil echinoderms in an ancient obrution bed: a robust method for taphonomic and palaeoecologic analyses. GIGASCIENCE; 8.

DU PLESSIS A, LE ROUX  SG, TSHIBALANGANDA M. Advancing X-ray micro computed tomograhpy in AfricaL going far, together. Scientific African; 3.

WASO M, KHAN S, KHAN W. Assessment of predatory bacteria and prey interactions using culture-based methods and EMA-qPCR. Microbiological Research; 228.

PRIGOZHIN MB, MAURER PC, COURTIS AM, LIU N, WISSER MD, SIEFE C, TIAN B, CHAN E, SONG G, FISCHER S, ALONI S, OGLETREE DF, BARNARD ES, JOUBERT  L, RAO J, ALIVISATOS AP. Bright sub-20-nm cathodoluminescent nanoprobes for electron microscopy. Nature Nanotechnology; 14.

CLEMENTS TL, NDLOVU T, KHAN W. Broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity of secondary metabolites produced by Serratia marcescens strains. Microbiological Research; 229.

LOTZE E, FRAZENBURG MR, TURKETTI  SS, DREYER LL. Calcium dynamics of reproductive apple buds during the dormant season in the Western Cape, South Africa. Scientia Horticulturae; 256.

ADAMS RCM, SMITH C. Chronic gestational inflammation: Transfer of maternal adaptation over two generations of progeny. Mediators of Inflammation; 2019.

WINGFIELD BD, FOURIE A, SIMPSON MC, BUSHULA-NJAH VS, AYLWARD J, BARNES I, COETZEE MPA, DREYER  LL, DUONG TA, GEISER DM, ROETS  F, STEENKAMP ET, VAN HEERDEN CJ. Draft genome sequences of Fusarium xylarioides, Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis and genome annotation for Ceratocystis fimbriata. IMA Fungus; 10.

HAVENGA  B, NDLOVU T, CLEMENTS TL, REYNEKE B, WASO M, KHAN W. Exploring the antimicrobial resistance profiles of WHO critical priority list of bacterial strains. BMC Microbiology; 19.

CHIDAWANYIKA F, MUDAVANHU P, NYAMUKONDIWA C. Global Climate Change as a Driver of Bottom-Up and Top-Down Factors in Agricultural Landscapes and the Fate of Host-Parasitoid Interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution; 7.

JANSE VAN RENSBURG S, PEETERS  AV, VAN TOORN R, SCHOEMAN JF, MOREMI  KE, VAN HEERDEN CJ. Identification of an iron-responsive subtype in two children diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis using whole exome sequencing. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports; 19.

REICHHARDT C, JOUBERT L, CLEMONS KV, STEVENS DA, CEGELSKI L. Integration of electron microscopy and solid-state NMR analysis for new views and compositional parameters of Aspergillus fumigatus biofilms. Medical Mycology; 57.

KATSIDZIRA L, VORSTER AA, GANGAIDZO IT, MAKUNIKE-MUTASA R, GOVENDER D, RUSAKANIKO S, THOMSON S, MATENGA JA, RAMESAR R. Investigation on the hereditary basis of colorectal cancers in an African population with frequent early onset cases. PLoS One; 14.

DU PLESSIS A, BROECKHOVEN C. Looking deep into nature: A review of micro-computed tomography in biomimicry. Acta Biomaterialia; 85.

VOSLOO  JA, SNOEP JL, RAUTENBACH M. Modelling the variable incorporation of aromatic amino acids in the tyrocidines and analogous cyclodecapeptides. Journal of Applied Microbiology; 127.

STANDER MA , REDELINGHUYS H, MASIKE K, LONG H, VAN WYK B-E. Patterns of Variation and Chemosystematic Significance of Phenolic Compounds in the Genus Cyclopia (Fabaceae, Podalyrieae). Molecules; 24.

CLEMENTS TL, REYNEKE  B, STRAUSS A, KHAN W. Persistence of viable bacteria in solar pasteurized harvested rainwater. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution; 230.

CLOETE K, ŠMIT A, MINNIS-NDIMBA R, VAVPETIč P, DU PLESSIS  A, LE ROUX  SG, PELICON P.  Physico-elemental analysis of roasted organic coffee beans from Ethiopia, Colombia, Honduras, and Mexico using X-ray micro-computed tomography and external beam particle induced X-ray emission. Food Chemistry; X2.

MAKUMBELE FP, TAYLOR MJC, STANDER MA, ANYASI TA, JIDEANI AIO. Polyphenolic and Physicochemical Properties of Simple-Spined Num-Num (Carissa edulis) Fruit Harvested at Ripe Stage of Maturation. Molecules; 24.

UWAOMA RC, STRYDOM C, MATJIE RH, BUNT JR, OKOLO GN, BRAND DJ. Pyrolysis of Tetralin Liquefaction Derived Residues from Lighter Density Fractions of Waste Coals Taken from Waste Coal Disposal Sites in South Africa. Energy and Fuels; 33.

STANDER MA, JOUBERT  E, DE BEER D. Revisiting the caffeine-free status of rroibos and honeybush herbal teas using specific MRM and high resolution LC-MS methods. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis; 76.

STEVENS GG, PÉREZ-FERNÁNDEZ MA, MORCILLO RJL, KLEINERT A, HILLS PN, BRAND DJ, STEENKAMP ET, VALENTINE AJ. Roots and nodules response differently to P starvation in the mediterranean-type legume virgilia divaricate. Frontiers in Plant Science; 10.

MOSEKIEMANG TT, STANDER MA, DE VILLIERS AJ. Simultaneous quantification of commonly prescribed antiretroviral drugs and their selected metabolites in aqueous environmental samples by direct injection and solid phase extraction liquid chromatography - tandem mass spectrometry. Chemosphere; 220.

TSHIBALANGANDA  M, DU PLESSIS A, LE ROUX SG, TAYLOR WL, SMITH RMH, BROWNING C. Systematic experiments to quantitatively assess image quality for CT scans of a Karoo tetrapod fossil. Palaeontologia Africana; 54.

GENT R, DU TOIT  T, BLOEM LM, SWART AC. The 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase isoforms: pivotal catalytic activities yield potent C11-oxy C19 steroids with 11βHSD2 favouring 11-ketotestosterone, 11-ketoandrostenedione and 11-ketoprogesterone biosynthesis. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; 189.

STANDER  MA, BRENDLER T, REDELINGHUYS H, VAN WYK B-E. The commercial history of Cape herbal teas and the analysis of phenolic compounds in historic teas from a depository of 1933. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis; 76.

JAVAL M, THOMAS S, LEHMAN  BP, BARTON M, CONLONG  DE, DU PLESSIS A. The Effect of Oxygen Limitation on a Xylophagous Insect's Heat Tolerance Is Influenced by Life-Stage Through Variation in Aerobic Scope and Respiratory Anatomy. Frontiers in Physiology; 10.

SWART AC, BARBIER ID, SATHYAPALAN T, ATKIN SL. The Effect of Soy Isoflavones on Steroid Metabolism. Frontiers in Endocrinology; 10.

ABOLNIK C, PIETERSE R, PEYROT BM, CHOMA P, PHIRI TP, EBERSOHN L, VAN HEERDEN CJ, VORSTER AA, VAN DER ZEL G, GEERTSMA PJ, LALEYE AT, GOVINDASAMY K, RAUFF DL. The incursion and spread of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 Clade within South Africa. Avian Diseases; 63.

​JUHL DW, VAN RENSBURG  W, BOSSIS X, VOSLOO JA, RAUTENBACH  M, BECHINGER B. Tyrocidine A interactions with saccharides investigated by CD and NMR spectroscopies. Journal of Peptide Science; 25.