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​2020 Publications (CAF facilities used)

Journal Articles​


CLEMENS JD, STEVENS G, LE ROUX SG, Wallis GL. Mafic schlieren, crystal accumulation and differentiation in granitic magmas: an integrated case study. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.

CHISAMBI JJ,  VON DER HEYDEN BP,  TSHIBALANGANDA M, LE ROUX SG. Gold exploration in two and three dimensions: improved and correlative insights from microscopy and X-Ray computed tomography. Minerals.

VAN ROOYEN D, YADAV R, SCOTT EE, SWART AC. CYP17A1 exhibits 17αhydroxylase/17,20-lyase activity towards 11β-hydroxyprogesterone and 11-ketoprogesterone metabolites in the C11-oxy backdoor pathway. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

VOSLOO JA, RAUTENBACH M. Following tyrothricin peptide production by Brevibacillus parabrevis with electrospray mass spectrometry. Biochimie.

NEVELING D,  AHIRE J, LAUBSCHER WE, RAUTENBACH M, DICKS LMT. Correction to: Genetic and Phenotypic Characteristics of a Multi‑strain Probiotic for Broilers. Current Microbiology.

Lübcker N, BLOEM LM, DU TOIT T, SWART P, DE BRUYN PJN, SWART AC, Millar RP. What’s in a whisker? High-throughput analysis of twenty-eight C19 and C21 steroids in mammalian whiskers by ultra-performance convergence chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B-Analytical Technologies In The Biomedical And Life Sciences.

DU TOIT T, VAN ROOYEN D, STANDER MA, ATKIN SL, SWART AC. Analysis of 52 C19 and C21 steroids by UPC2-MS/MS: Characterising the C11-oxy steroid metabolome in serum. Journal Of Chromatography B-Analytical Technologies In The Biomedical And Life Sciences.

MASIKE K, DE VILLIERS AJ, HOFFMAN EW, BRAND DJ, CAUSON T, STANDER MA. Detailed phenolic characterization of Protea pure and hybrid cultivars by liquid chromatography-ion mobility-high resolution mass spectrometry (LC-IM-HR-MS). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

LYONS C, TSHIBALANGANDA M, DU PLESSIS A. Using CT-scanning technology to quantify damage of the stem-boring beetle, Aphanasium australe, a biocontrol agent of Hakea sericea in South Africa. Biocontrol Science and Technology.

BERETTA S, GARGOURIMOTLAGH M, FOLETTI S, DU PLESSIS A, RICCO M. Fatigue Strength assessment of 'as built AISi10Mg manufactured my SLM with difference build orientations. International Journal of Fatigue.

DU PLESSIS A, ELS J, LE ROUX SG, TSHIBALANGANDA M, PRETORIUS T. Data for 3D printing enlarged museum specimens for the visually impaired. GigaScience.

DU PLESSIS A, TSHIBALANGANDA M, LE ROUX SG. Not all scans are equal: X-ray tomography image quality evaluation. Materials Today Communications.

LEHMANN T, BUCHEL D, COCKCROFT SJ, LOUW QA, BAUMEISTER J. Modulations of inter-hemispherical phase coupling in human single leg stance. Neuroscience.

BERNER K, COCKCROFT SJ, MORRIS LD, LOUW QA. Concurrent validity and within-session reliability of gait kinematics measured using an inertial motion capture system with repeated calibration. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.

BERNER K, COCKCROFT SJ, LOUW QA. Kinematics and temporospatial parameters during gait from inertial motion capture in adults with and without HIV: a validity and reliability study. Biomedical Engineering Online.

MOORE K, COCKCROFT SJ, LOUW QA, BRINK Y. Single leg hopping in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Dynamic postural stability and kinematics. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.

LE ROUX ML, BURGER NFV,  VLOK NM, KUNERT K, CULLIS CA, OBERHOLSTER A. Wheat Line “RYNO3936” Is Associated With Delayed Water Stress-Induced Leaf Senescence and Rapid Water-Deficit Stress Recovery. Frontiers in Plant Science.

OLUWOLE OG, KUIVANIEMI SH, ABRAHAMS S, HAYLETT WL, VORSTER AA, VAN HEERDEN CJ.  Targeted next-generation sequencing identifies novel variants in candidate genes for Parkinson's disease in Black South African and Nigerian patients. BMC Medical Genetics.

ADAMS KT, DONALD PR, ABULFATHI AA, DIACON AH, STANDER MA, REUTER H. Pharmacokinetics of Para-Aminosalicylic Acid and Its 2 Major Metabolites:A Potential Relationship to the Development of Gastrointestinal Intolerance. Journal Of Clinical Pharmacology.

KLEYNHANS EP, GORDON HW. Legislative disconnect or institutional gatekeeping? Challenges of researching South Africa's military past. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies.

REYNEKE B, KHAN S, FERNÁNDEZ-IBÁÑEZC P, KHAN W. Podoviridae bacteriophage for the biocontrol of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in rainwater†. Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology.

REYNEKE B, NDLOVU T, VINCENT MB, MARTÍNEZ-GARCÍA A, POLO-LÓPEZ MI, FERNÁNDEZ-IBÁÑEZC P, FERRERO G, KHAN S, MCGUIGAN KG, KHAN W.  Validation of large-volume batch solar reactors for the treatment of rainwater in field trials in sub-Saharan Africa. Science of the Total Environment.

ZONYANE S, FAWOLE OA, LA GRANGE C, STANDER MA, OPARA UL, MAKUNGA NP. The implication of chemotypic variation on the anti-oxidant and anti-cancer activities of sutherlandia frutescens (L.) R.Br. (fabaceae) from different geographic locations. Antioxidants.

Kaigongi MM, Lukhoba CW, Ochieng PJ, TAYLOR MJC, Yenesew A, MAKUNGA NP. LC-MS-Based Metabolomics for the Chemosystematics of Kenyan Dodonaea viscosa Jacq (Sapindaceae) Populations. Molecules.


SEBIKALI MJ, WARWICK JM, DORUYTER AGG. Combined versus subtraction-only technique in parathyroid scintigraphy: effect on scan interpretation. Nuclear Medicine Communications.

MEKONNEN  BW, JANSEN-NIENABER K, RAZACK R, DORUYTER AGG, PITCHER RD. Syphilitic pancreatitis: A rare mimicker of our time. SAMJ South African Medical Journal.

MALHERBE  ST, Chen RY, DUPONT P, KANT  IMJ, KRIEL M, LOXTON AG, SMITH. Quantitative 18F-FDG PET-CT scan characteristics correlate with tuberculosis treatment response. EJNMMI Research.

HUNTER EW, STANDER MA, KOSSMANN JM, CHAKRABORTY S, PRINCE S, PETERS SW, LOEDOLFF  B. Toward the identification of a phytocannabinoid-like compound in the flowers of a South African medicinal plant (Leonotis leonurus). BMC Research Notes.

XONTI  A, HUNTER EW, KULU NN, MABOEEI PM, STANDER MA, KOSSMANN JM. Diversification of health-promoting phytochemicals in radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) and kale (Brassica oleracea) micro-greens using high light bio-fortification. Functional Foods in Health and Disease.

BELAY ZA, OLUWAFEMI J.C., VORSTER AA, VAN HEERDEN CJ, OPARA UL. Transcriptomic changes associated with husk scald incidence on pomegranate fruit peel during cold storage. Food Research International.

MADLAKANA  N, STEVENS G, BRACCIALI L. Paleoproterozoic amphibolite facies retrogression and exhumation of Archean metapelitic granulites in the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Belt, South Africa. Precambrian Research.

LUKMAN V, ODEYEMI SW, ROTH RL, MBABALA L, TSHILILO NO,  VLOK NM, DEWAR MJB, KENYON  CP. Novel kinase platform for the validation of the anti-tubercular activities of Pelargonium sidoides (Geraniaceae). Bmc Biotechnology.

ALAWODE AO, AMIANDAMHEN SO, JOUBERT L, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. Performance evaluation of a natural based adhesive derived from Irvingia wood species kernel extracts on wood panel production. Journal Of Adhesion Science And Technology.

MISHRA AM, MISHRA H, CHEGOU NN, TROMP GC, VAN HEERDEN CJ, PIETERSEN RD. Distinct host-immune response toward species related intracellular mycobacterial killing: A transcriptomic study. Virulence.

MCKAY MA, BAUER FF, PANZERI V, BUICA AS. Investigation of olfactory interactions of low levels of five off-flavour causing compounds in a red wine matrix. Food Research International.

MCKAY  MA, BAUER FF, PANZERI  V, BUICA AS. Perceptual interactions and characterisation of odour quality of binary mixtures of volatile phenols and 2-isobutyl-3-methoxypyrazine in a red wine matrix. Journal of Wine Research.


​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 2.3.4.4 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.