Friday, December 7, 2018

Science & Pharmacy Research Output: November 2018


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ALBANY MUSEUM & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Rivers-Moore, N.A., Dallas, H.F., de Moor, F.C. & Barendse, J. 2018. Relationships of water temperature and aquatic macroinvertebrate community structure with non-native riparian plant densities in the southern Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 43(3): 215–227. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2018.1491385 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Adeoyo, O.R., Pletschke, B.I. & Dames, J.F. 2018. Purification and characterization of an amyloglucosidase from an ericoid mycorrhizal fungus (Leohumicola incrustata). AMB Express, 8: 154. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13568-018-0685-1 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY: Musyoka, T., Tastan Bishop, Ö., Lobb, K. & Moses, V. 2018. The determination of CHARMM force field parameters for the Mg2+ containing HIV-1 integrase. Chemical Physics Letters, 711: 1–7. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2018.09.019 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: De Almeida, L.K.S., Pletschke, B. & Frost, C.L. 2018. Moderate levels of glyphosate and its formulations vary in their cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in a whole blood model and in human cell lines with different estrogen receptor status. 3 Biotech, 8: 438. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-018-1464-z [Accessed 29 November 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Manners, O., Murphy, J.C., Coleman, A., Hughes, D.J. & Whitehouse, A. 2018. Contribution of the KSHV and EBV lytic cycles to tumourigenesis. Current Opinion in Virology, 32: 60–70. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coviro.2018.08.014 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE: Kruid, J., Fogel, R. & Limson, J. 2018. Unsubstituted metallophthalocyanine catalysts for the removal of endocrine disrupting compounds using H2O2 as oxidant. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(32): 32346–32357. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-3215-4 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Ali, S., Khan, F.I., Chen, W., Rahaman, A. & Wang, Y. 2018. Open and closed states of Mrlip1 DAG lipase revealed by molecular dynamics simulation. Molecular Simulation, 44(18): 1520–1528. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/08927022.2018.1513647 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Gumbo, M., Beteck, R.M., Mandizvo, T., Seldon, R., Warner, D.F., Hoppe, H.C., Isaacs, M., Laming, D., Tam, C.C., Cheng, L.W., Liu, N., Land, K.M. & Khanye, S.D. 2018. Cinnamoyl-oxaborole amides: Synthesis and their in vitro biological activity. Molecules, 23(8). Available:  https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23082038 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Bromley, C.L., Raab, A., Parker-Nance, S., Beukes, D.R., Jaspars, M. & Davies-Coleman, M.T. 2018. Hyphenated LC-ICP-MS/ESI-MS identification of halogenated metabolites in South African marine ascidian extracts. South African Journal of Chemistry, 71: 111–117. Available: http://ref.scielo.org/tmnxdf [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Chindeka, F., Mashazi, P., Britton, J., Fomo, G., Oluwole, D.O., Sindelo, A. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Optimizing phthalocyanine based dye-sensitized solar cells: The role of reduced graphene oxide. Synthetic Metals, 246: 236–245. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.synthmet.2018.10.021 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Gounden, D., Khene, S. & Nombona, N. 2018. Electroanalytical detection of heavy metals using metallophthalocyanine and silica-coated iron oxide composites. Chemical Papers, 72(12): 3043–3056. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11696-018-0545-0 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Gulzar, M., Syed, S.B., Khan, F.I., Khan, P., Ali, S., Hasan, G.M., Taneja, P. & Hassan, M.I. 2018. Elucidation of interaction mechanism of ellagic acid to the integrin linked kinase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.09.089 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Hulushe, S.T. & Watkins, G.M. 2018. Guest inclusion of methanol and ethanol in zirconium metal-organic frameworks (Zr-MOFs). Materials Today: Proceedings, 5(4): 10415–10423. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.12.193 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Makinde, Z.O., Louzada, M.S., Britton, J., Nyokong, T. & Khene, S. 2019. Spectroscopic and nonlinear optical properties of alkyl thio substituted binuclear phthalocyanines. Dyes and Pigments, 162: 249–256. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.10.022 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Foss, R. & Devonport, S. 2018. An immersive audio control system using mobile devices and ethernet AVB-capable speakers. AES: Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 66: 724–733. Available: https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2018.0037.

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Frieslaar, I. & Irwin, B. 2018. Developing an electromagnetic noise generator to protect a raspberry PI from side channel analysis. SAIEE Africa Research Journal, 109(2): 85–101. Available: http://ref.scielo.org/t3brnh [Accessed 29 November 2018].

EDUCATION & CHEMISTRY: Chani, F., Ngcoza, K.M., Chikunda, C. & Sewry, J. 2018. Exploring the Mediation of Learning of Chemical Equilibrium to High-achieving Students in a Selected Senior Secondary School in Namibia. African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 0: 1–10. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/18117295.2018.1528031 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING RESEARCH CENTRE & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Cockburn, J. & Cundill, G. 2018. Ethics in Transdisciplinary Research: Reflections on the Implications of ‘Science with Society’, in: Macleod, C.I., Marx, J., Mnyaka, P., Treharne, G.J. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Ethics in Critical Research. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 81–97. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74721-7_6.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Bezerra, J.C., Sindt, J. & Giessen, L. 2018. The rational design of regional regimes: contrasting Amazonian, Central African and Pan-European Forest Governance (vol 18, pg 635, 2018). International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 18(5): 657–657. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-018-9409-x [Accessed 29 November 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Pauleit, S., Lindley, S., Cilliers, S. & Shackleton, C. 2018. Urbanisation and ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa: Current status and scenarios. Landscape and Urban Planning, 180: 247–248. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.09.008 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

GEOLOGY: Scoon, R.N. & Mitchell, A.A. 2018. Discussion of “Oxygen isotope and trace element compositions of platiniferous dunite pipes of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa - Signals from a recycled mantle component?” by Günther, T., Haase, K.M., Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Woelki, D., and Krumm, S. Lithos. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2018.09.023 [Accessed 29 November 2018].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Pote, L. & Christie, C.J. 2018. Injury Prevention Strategies in Cricket. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 40(5): 34–43. Available: https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000409.

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Mabasa, N.C., Britz, P.J., Jones, C.L.W. & Nel, A. 2018. Effect of graded levels of dietary carbohydrate on growth, feed utilisation and intestinal microbial community structure in dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicus fed a pelleted diet. African Journal of Marine Science, 40(3): 267–277. Available:  https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2018.1503969 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Robinson, G., Caldwell, G.S., Jones, C.L.W. & Stead, S.M. 2019. The effect of resource quality on the growth of Holothuria scabra during aquaculture waste bioremediation. Aquaculture, 499: 101–108. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.09.024 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Arkert, N.K., Childs, A.-R., Parkinson, M.C., Winkler, A.C., Butler, E., Mannheim, S. & Potts, W.M. 2018. Evaluating the effects of catch-and-release angling on Cape stumpnose Rhabdosargus holubi in a South African estuary. African Journal of Marine Science, 40(3): 235–244. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2018.1494041 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Ortega-Cisneros, K., Yokwana, S., Sauer, W., Cochrane, K., Cockcroft, A., James, N.C., Potts, W.M., Singh, L., Smale, M., Wood, A. & Pecl, G. 2018. Assessment of the likely sensitivity to climate change for the key marine species in the southern Benguela system. African Journal of Marine Science, 40(3): 279–292. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2018.1512526 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Mvandaba, V., Hughes, D., Kapangaziwiri, E., Mwenge Kahinda, J.-M. & Oosthuizen, N. 2018. Modelling of channel transmission loss processes in semi-arid catchments of southern Africa using the Pitman Model. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 378: 17–22. Available: https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-378-17-2018 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Oosthuizen, N., Hughes, D.A., Kapangaziwiri, E., Mwenge Kahinda, J.-M. & Mvandaba, V. 2018. Parameter and input data uncertainty estimation for the assessment of water resources in two sub-basins of the Limpopo River Basin. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 378: 11–16. Available: https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-378-11-2018 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: van Oudenhoven, A.P.E., Aukes, E., Bontje, L.E., Vikolainen, V., van Bodegom, P.M. & Slinger, J.H. 2018. ‘Mind the Gap’ between ecosystem services classification and strategic decision making. Ecosystem Services, 33: 77–88. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.09.003 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHARMACY: Makoni, P.A., Khamanga, S.M., Wakasongo, K. & Walker, R.B. 2018. The use of experimental design for the development and validation of an HPLC-ECD method for the quantitation of efavirenz. Pharmazie, 73(10): 570–578. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1691/ph.2018.8074.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Geyer, M. & Karastergiou, A. 2017. Anomalous Pulsar Scattering at LOFAR Frequencies. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 13: 275–278. Available: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743921317008407 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Gschwend, J., Rossel, A.C., Ogando, R.L.C., Neto, A.F., Maia, M.A.G., da Costa, L.N., Lima, M., Pellegrini, P., Campisano, R., Singulani, C., Adean, C., Benoist, C., Aguena, M., Carrasco Kind, M., Davis, T.M., de Vicente, J., Hartley, W.G., Hoyle, B., Palmese, A., Sadeh, I., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Asorey, J., Brooks, D., Calcino, J., Carollo, D., Castander, F.J., D’Andrea, C.B., Desai, S., Evrard, A.E., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Glazebrook, K., Gerdes, D.W., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Hinton, S., Hollowood, D.L., Honscheid, K., Hoormann, J.K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lewis, G., Lidman, C., Lin, H., Macaulay, E., Marshall, J., Melchior, P., Miquel, R., Möller, A., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Santiago, B., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R.H., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Sobreira, F., Sommer, N.E., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Tucker, B.E., Tucker, D.L., Uddin, S. & Walker, A.R. 2018. DES science portal: Computing photometric redshifts. Astronomy and Computing, 25: 58–80. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ascom.2018.08.008 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2019. Temperature dependence of persistent luminescence in CaAl2O4:Eu2+,Nd3+ related to beta irradiation and optical excitation. Journal of Luminescence, 206: 27–32. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.10.062 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. The effect of pre-dose on thermally and optically stimulated luminescence from alpha-Al2O3:C,Mg and alpha-Al2O3:C. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 140: 69–75. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2018.06.012 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Karastergiou, A. & Johnston, S. 2017. The Noisy Ageing of Slow Pulsars: New Thoughts on the Evolution of the Pulsar Population. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 13: 100–103. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743921317010328 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Katamzi-Joseph, Z.T., Aruliah, A.L., Oksavik, K., Habarulema, J.B., Kauristie, K. & Kosch, M.J. 2018. Multi-instrument observations of large-scale atmospheric gravity waves/traveling ionospheric disturbances associated with enhanced auroral activity over Svalbard. Advances in Space Research. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2018.08.042 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Kerrigan, J.R., Pober, J.C., Ali, Z.S., Cheng, C., Beardsley, A.P., Parsons, A.R., Aguirre, J.E., Barry, N., Bradley, R.F., Bernardi, G., Carilli, C.L., Deboer, D.R., Dillon, J.S., Jacobs, D.C., Kohn, S.A., Kolopanis, M., Lanman, A., Li, W., Liu, A. & Sullivan, I. 2018. Improved 21 cm Epoch of Reionization Power Spectrum Measurements with a Hybrid Foreground Subtraction and Avoidance Technique. Astrophysical Journal, 864(2). Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aad8bb.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Okoh, D.I., Seemala, G.K., Rabiu, A.B., Uwamahoro, J., Habarulema, J.B. & Aggarwal, M. 2018. A Hybrid Regression-Neural Network (HR-NN) Method for Forecasting the Solar Activity. Space Weather, 16(9): 1424–1436. Available: https://doi.org/10.1029/2018SW001907 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Pingel, N.M., Pisano, D.J., Heald, G., Jarrett, T.H., Blok, W.J.G.D., Józsa, G.I.G., Jütte, E., Rand, R.J., Oosterloo, T. & Winkel, B. 2018. A GBT Survey of the HALOGAS Galaxies and Their Environments. I. Revealing the Full Extent of H i around NGC 891, NGC 925, NGC 4414, and NGC 4565. Astrophysical Journal, 865(1). Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aad816 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Pursiainen, M., Childress, M., Smith, M., Prajs, S., Sullivan, M., Davis, T.M., Foley, R.J., Asorey, J., Calcino, J., Carollo, D., Curtin, C., D’Andrea, C.B., Glazebrook, K., Gutierrez, C., Hinton, S.R., Hoormann, J.K., Inserra, C., Kessler, R., King, A., Kuehn, K., Lewis, G.F., Lidman, C., Macaulay, E., Möller, A., Nichol, R.C., Sako, M., Sommer, N.E., Swann, E., Tucker, B.E., Uddin, S.A., Wiseman, P., Zhang, B., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Avila, S., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Burke, D.L., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Cunha, C.E., Davis, C., De Vicente, J., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D.L., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Jeltema, T., Kuropatkin, N., Li, T.S., Lima, M., Maia, M. a. G., Martini, P., Menanteau, F., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Tucker, D.L. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(1): 894–917. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2309 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Shawa, M.M.W. & Medved, A.J.M. 2018. $N$-point functions of strongly coupled fluids dual to generalized higher-derivative theories of gravity. Physical Review D, 98: 086024. Available: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.98.086024 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Shawa, M.M.W. & Medved, A.J.M. 2018. N -point functions of strongly coupled fluids dual to generalized higher-derivative theories of gravity. Physical Review D, 98. Available: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.98.086024 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Treu, T., Agnello, A., Baumer, M.A., Birrer, S., Buckley-Geer, E.J., Courbin, F., Kim, Y.J., Lin, H., Marshall, P.J., Nord, B., Schechter, P.L., Sivakumar, P.R., Abramson, L.E., Anguita, T., Apostolovski, Y., Auger, M.W., Chan, J.H.H., Chen, G.C.F., Collett, T.E., Fassnacht, C.D., Hsueh, J.-W., Lemon, C., McMahon, R.G., Motta, V., Ostrovski, F., Rojas, K., Rusu, C.E., Williams, P., Frieman, J., Meylan, G., Suyu, S.H., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Avila, S., Banerji, M., Brooks, D., Rosell, A.C., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., De Vicente, J., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., García-Bellido, J., Goldstein, D.A., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., Maia, M. a. G., Martini, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Plazas, A.A., Romer, A.K., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Tucker, D.L. & Walker, A.R. 2018. The STRong lensing Insights into the Dark Energy Survey (STRIDES) 2016 follow-up campaign – I. Overview and classification of candidates selected by two techniques. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(1): 1041–1054. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2329 [Accessed 30 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Uwamahoro, J.C., Giday, N.M., Habarulema, J.B., Katamzi-Joseph, Z.T. & Seemala, G.K. 2018. Reconstruction of Storm-Time Total Electron Content Using Ionospheric Tomography and Artificial Neural Networks: A Comparative Study Over the African Region. Radio Science, 0. Available: https://doi.org/10.1029/2017RS006499 [Accessed 03 December 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Aigbedion-Atalor, P.O., Wilson, D.D., Eziah, V.Y., Day, M.D. & Paterson, I.D. 2018. The distribution and abundance of the stem-galling fly, Cecidochares connexa (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae), a biological control agent of Chromolaena odorata (L.) (Asteraceae), in Ghana. African Entomology, 26(2): 471–480. Available: https://doi.org/10.4001/003.026.0471 [Accessed 03 December 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Chiawo, D.O., Kombe, W.N. & Craig, A.J.F.K. 2018. Bird responses to land use change: guild diversity in a Kenyan coastal forest and adjoining habitats. Emu - Austral Ornithology, 118(3): 281–292. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1080/01584197.2018.1431052.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Gusha, M.N.C., Dalu, T., Wasserman, R.J. & McQuaid, C.D. 2019. Zooplankton grazing pressure is insufficient for primary producer control under elevated warming and nutrient levels. Science of the Total Environment, 651: 410–418. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.132 [Accessed 03 December 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Monaco, C.J. & McQuaid, C.D. 2018. Applicability of Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) models across steep environmental gradients. Scientific Reports, 8. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34786-w [Accessed 03 December 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: O’Connor, R.S., Smit, B., Talbot, W.A., Gerson, A.R., Brigham, R.M., Wolf, B.O. & McKechnie, A.E. 2018. Avian thermoregulation in the heat: Is evaporative cooling more economical in nocturnal birds? Journal of Experimental Biology, 221. Available: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.181420.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Pollard, M., Whitfield, A.K. & Hodgson, A.N. 2018. Possible influences of a macroalgal bloom in eelgrass beds on fish assemblages in the lower Knysna Estuary, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 43: 319–323. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2018.1515063 [Accessed 03 December 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Puccinelli, E., von der Meden, C.E.O., McQuaid, C.D. & Ansorge, I.J. 2018. Biological characteristics of the rafting bivalve Gaimardia trapesina in the Southern Ocean. Marine Biology, 165: 172. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3430-z [Accessed 03 December 2018].

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Science & Pharmacy Research Output: October 2018


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BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Adeoyo, O.R., Pletschke, B.I. & Dames, J.F. 2018. Purification and characterization of an amyloglucosidase from an ericoid mycorrhizal fungus (Leohumicola incrustata). AMB Express, 8: 154. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1186/s13568-018-0685-1 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Sibanda, T., Selvarajan, R., Msagati, T., Venkatachalam, S. & Meddows-Taylor, S. 2019. Defunct gold mine tailings are natural reservoir for unique bacterial communities revealed by high-throughput sequencing analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 650(Part 2): 2199–2209. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.380 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

BOTANY: Bentley, L.K., Robertson, M.P. & Barker, N.P. 2018. Range contraction to a higher elevation: the likely future of the montane vegetation in South Africa and Lesotho. Biodiversity and Conservation. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1643-6 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

BOTANY: McKenzie, R.J. 2018. (2634) Proposal to reject the name arctotis ludwigii (asteraceae: Arctotideae). Taxon, 67(4): 815–816. Available: https://doi.org/10.12705/674.19 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Ayeni, A.O. & Watkins, G.M. 2018. Synthesis and evaluation of catecholase activities of metal complexes of 1,4-substituted piperazine Mannich base of 4-acetamidopheno. Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 42: 1275–1284. Available: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/chem/abstract.htm?id=23367 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Matlou, G.G., Oluwole, D.O. & Nyokong, T. 2019. Evaluation of the photosensitizing properties of zinc and indium tetra cinnamic acid phthalocyanines linked to magnetic nanoparticles on human breast adenocarcinoma cells. Journal of Luminescence, 205: 385–392. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.09.054 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Sekhosana, K.E., Nkhahle, R. & Nyokong, T. 2018. The Primary Demonstration of Exciton Coupling Effects on Optical Limiting Properties of Blue Double-Decker Lanthanide Phthalocyanine Salts. ChemistrySelect, 3: 6671–6682. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1002/slct.201800597 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Senthilkumar, S., Goswami, R., Smith, V.J., Bajaj, H.C. & Neogi, S. 2018. Pore Wall-Functionalized Luminescent Cd(II) Framework for Selective CO2 Adsorption, Highly Specific 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol Detection, and Colorimetric Sensing of Cu2+ Ions. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6(8): 10295–10306. Available: https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01646 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Sobola, A.O., Watkins, G.M. & van Brecht, B. 2018. Synthesis, characterization and biological study of Cu(II) complexes of aminopyridine and (aminomethyl) pyridine Schiff bases. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 83(7-8): 809–819. Available: https://doi.org/10.2298/JSC170913002S [Accessed 31 October 2018].

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Van Heerden, R., Von Solms, S. & Vorster, J. 2018. Major security incidents since 2014: An African perspective. Presented at the 2018 IST-Africa Week Conference, IST-Africa 2018.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Fox, H. & Cundill, G. 2018. Towards increased community-engaged ecological restoration: A review of current practice and future directions. Ecological Restoration, 36(3): 208–218. Available: http://0-search.ebscohost.com.wam.seals.ac.za/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=132634192&site=ehost-live&scope=site [Accessed 31 October 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Gouws, A.J. & Shackleton, C.M. 2019. Abundance and correlates of the Acacia dealbata invasion in the northern Eastern Cape, South Africa. Forest Ecology and Management, 432: 455–466. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.09.048 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Hebinck, P., Mtati, N. & Shackleton, C. 2018. More than just fields: Reframing deagrarianisation in landscapes and livelihoods. Journal of Rural Studies, 61: 323–334. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.01.004 [Accessed 31 October 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Pullanikkatil, D., Mograbi, P.J., Palamuleni, L., Ruhiiga, T. & Shackleton, C. 2018. Unsustainable trade-offs: provisioning ecosystem services in rapidly changing Likangala River catchment in southern Malawi. Environment, Development and Sustainability. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-018-0240-x [Accessed 01 November 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Shackleton, S.E. & Hebinck, P. 2018. Through the “Thick and Thin” of farming on the Wild Coast, South Africa. Journal of Rural Studies, 61: 277–289. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.01.012 [Accessed 01 November 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Melly, B.L., McGregor, G., Hofmeyr, G.J.G. & Plön, S. 2018. Spatio-temporal distribution and habitat preferences of cetaceans in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98(5): 1065–1079. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315417000340 [Accessed 01 November 2018].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Searle, H. & Todd, A. 2019. Networks and Cities in a Dynamic Society. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 825: 841–850. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96068-5_90.

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Zschernack, S. & Bennett, C. 2019. The effects of food packaging on driving performance when eating while driving. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 823: 332–342. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96074-6_36.

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Zschernack, S., Göbel, M. & Hoyi, Z. 2019. The effects of the type of rest breaks on return-to-task performance in semi-automated tasks with varying complexities. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 823: 592–600. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96074-6_61.

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Ortega-Cisneros, K., Cochrane, K.L., Fulton, E.A., Gorton, R. & Popova, E. 2018. Evaluating the effects of climate change in the southern Benguela upwelling system using the Atlantis modelling framework. Fisheries Oceanography, 27(5): 489–503. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/fog.12268 [Accessed 01 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Agnello, A., Lin, H., Kuropatkin, N., Buckley-Geer, E., Anguita, T., Schechter, P.L., Morishita, T., Motta, V., Rojas, K., Treu, T., Amara, A., Auger, M.W., Courbin, F., Fassnacht, C.D., Frieman, J., More, A., Marshall, P.J., McMahon, R.G., Meylan, G., Suyu, S.H., Glazebrook, K., Morgan, N., Nord, B., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Annis, J., Bechtol, K., Benoit-Lévy, K., Bertin, E., Bernstein, R.A., Brooks, D., Burke, D.L., Carnero Rosell, A., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Desai, S., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Lahav, O., Lima, M., Maia, M.A.G., March, M., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Tucker, D. & Wechsler, R. 2018. DES meets Gaia: Discovery of strongly lensed quasars from a multiplet search. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(4): 4345–4354. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1419 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Ali, Z.S., Parsons, A.R., Zheng, H., Pober, J.C., Liu, A., Aguirre, J.E., Bradley, R.F., Bernardi, G., Carilli, C.L., Cheng, C., DeBoer, D.R., Dexter, M.R., Grobbelaar, J., Horrell, J., Jacobs, D.C., Klima, P., MacMahon, D.H.E., Maree, M., Moore, D.F., Razavi, N., Stefan, I.I., Walbrugh, W.P. & Walker, A. 2018. PAPER-64 Constraints on Reionization: The 21 cm Power Spectrum at z = 8.4 (vol 809, 61, 2015). Astrophysical Journal, 863(2): 201. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aad7b4 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Avila, S., Crocce, M., Ross, A.J., Garcia-Bellido, J., Percival, W.J., Banik, N., Camacho, H., Kokron, N., Chan, K.C., Andrade-Oliveira, F., Gomes, R., Gomes, D., Lima, M., Rosenfeld, R., Salvador, A.I., Friedrich, O., Abdalla, F.B., Annis, J., Benoit-Levy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Cunha, C.E., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., De Vicente, J., Doel, P., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Miquel, R., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Dark Energy Survey Year-1 results: galaxy mock catalogues for BAO. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(1): 94–110. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1389 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Becker, J.C., Khain, T., Hamilton, S.J., Adams, F.C., Gerdes, D.W., Zullo, L., Franson, K., Millholland, S., Bernstein, G.M., Sako, M., Bernardinelli, P., Napier, K., Markwardt, L., Lin, H.W., Wester, W., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Avila, S., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Rosell, A.C., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., De Vicente, J., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Garcia-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D.L., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Discovery and Dynamical Analysis of an Extreme Trans-Neptunian Object with a High Orbital Inclination. Astronomical Journal, 156(2): 81. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-3881/aad042.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Castignani, G., Combes, F., Salomé, P., Andreon, S., Pannella, M., Heywood, I., Trinchieri, G., Cicone, C., Davies, L.J.M., Owen, F.N. & Raichoor, A. 2018. Molecular gas in two companion cluster galaxies at z = 1.2. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 617: A103. Available: https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201832887 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Chang, C., Baxter, E., Jain, B., Sanchez, C., Adhikari, S., Varga, T.N., Fang, Y., Rozo, E., Rykoff, E.S., Kravtsov, A., Gruen, D., Hartley, W., Huff, E.M., Jarvis, M., Kim, A.G., Prat, J., MacCrann, N., McClintock, T., Palmese, A., Rapetti, D., Rollins, R.P., Samuroff, S., Sheldon, E., Troxel, M.A., Wechsler, R.H., Zhang, Y., Zuntz, J., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Bechtol, K., Benoit-Levy, A., Bernstein, G.M., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Carnero Rosell, A., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Dietrich, J.P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Garcia-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Jeltema, T., Krause, E., Kuehn, K., Lahav, O., Lima, M., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Martini, P., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J.J., Nord, B., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G. & Weller, J. 2018. The Splashback Feature around DES Galaxy Clusters: Galaxy Density and Weak Lensing Profiles. Astrophysical Journal, 864(1): 83. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aad5e7.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Erkal, D., Li, T.S., Koposov, S.E., Belokurov, V., Balbinot, E., Bechtol, K., Buncher, B., Drlica-Wagner, A., Kuehn, K., Marshall, J.L., Martínez-Vázquez, C.E., Pace, A.B., Shipp, N., Simon, J.D., Stringer, K.M., Vivas, A.K., Wechsler, R.H., Yanny, B., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Avila, S., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Burke, D.L., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., De Vicente, J., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Evrard, A.E., Flaugher, B., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D.L., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Krause, E., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Santiago, B., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Tucker, D.L. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Modelling the Tucana III stream – a close passage with the LMC. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(3): 3148–3159. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2518 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Friedrich, O., Gruen, D., Derose, J., Kirk, D., Krause, E., McClintock, T., Rykoff, E.S., Seitz, S., Wechsler, R.H., Bernstein, G.M., Blazek, J., Chang, C., Hilbert, S., Jain, B., Kovacs, A., Lahav, O., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Bechtol, K., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Dietrich, J.P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T.F., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Giannantonio, T., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Jarvis, M., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J.J., Nord, B., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Troxel, M.A., Vikram, V. & Weller, J. 2018. Density split statistics: Joint model of counts and lensing in cells. Physical Review D, 98. Available: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.98.023508.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Grobler, T.L., Bernardi, G., Kenyon, J.S., Parsons, A.R. & Smirnov, O.M. 2018. Redundant interferometric calibration as a complex optimization problem. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(2): 2410–2420. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1093/MNRAS/STY357 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Henkel, C., Muehle, S., Bendo, G., Jozsa, G.I.G., Gong, Y., Viti, S., Aalto, S., Combes, F., Garcia-Burillo, S., Hunt, L.K., Mangum, J., Martin, S., Muller, S., Ott, J., van der Werf, P., Malawi, A.A., Ismail, H., Alkhuja, E., Asiri, H.M., Aladro, R., Alves, F., Ao, Y., Baan, W.A., Costagliola, F., Fuller, G., Greene, J., Impellizzeri, C.M.V., Kamali, F., Klessen, R.S., Mauersberger, R., Tang, X.D., Tristram, K., Wang, M. & Zhang, J.S. 2018. Molecular line emission in NGC 4945, imaged with ALMA. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 615: A155. Available: https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201732174.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Krause, F., Thomas, R.M., Zaroubi, S. & Abdalla, F.B. 2018. An Epoch of Reionization simulation pipeline based on BEARS. New Astronomy, 64: 9–30. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newast.2018.03.004 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Lutz, K.A., Kilborn, V.A., Koribalski, B.S., Catinella, B., Józsa, G.I.G., Wong, O.I., Stevens, A.R.H., Obreschkow, D. & Dénes, H. 2018. The HIX galaxy survey - II. HI kinematics of HI eXtreme galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(3): 3744–3780. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/MNRAS/STY387 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Molenaar, G., Makhathini, S., Girard, J.N. & Smirnov, O. 2018. Kliko—The scientific compute container format. Astronomy and Computing, 25: 1–9. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ascom.2018.08.003 [02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Mudd, D., Martini, P., Zu, Y., Kochanek, C., Peterson, B.M., Kessler, R., Davis, T.M., Hoormann, J.K., King, A., Lidman, C., Sommer, N.E., Tucker, B.E., Asorey, J., Hinton, S., Glazebrook, K., Kuehn, K., Lewis, G., Macaulay, E., Moeller, A., O’Neill, C., Zhang, B., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Banerji, M., Benoit-Levy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Rosell, A.C., Carollo, D., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., Desai, S., Doel, P., Fosalba, P., Garcia-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuhlmann, S., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., Maia, M. a. G., Marshall, J.L., McMahon, R.G., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Plazas, A.A., Romer, A.K., Sanchez, E., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Tucker, D.L. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Quasar Accretion Disk Sizes from Continuum Reverberation Mapping from the Dark Energy Survey. Astrophysical Journal, 862(2): 123. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aac9bb.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Owolabi, O.P., Bolaji, O.S., Adeniyi, J.O., Oyeyemi, E.O.,            Rabiu, A.B. & Habarulema, J.B. 2018. Excursions of Interhemispheric Field-Aligned   Currents in Africa. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 123(7): 6042–6053. Available: https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JA025083 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Prescott, M., Whittam, I.H., Jarvis, M.J., McAlpine, K., Richter, L.L., Fine, S., Mauch, T., Heywood, I. & Vaccari, M. 2018. The Stripe 82 1-2 GHz Very Large Array Snapshot Survey: Multiwavelength counterparts. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480(1): 707–721. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1789 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Rajwade, K., Chennamangalam, J., Lorimer, D. & Karastergiou, A. 2018. The Galactic halo pulsar population. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(3): 3094–3100. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1695 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Shipp, N., Drlica-Wagner, A., Balbinot, E., Ferguson, P., Erkal, D., Li, T.S., Bechtol, K., Belokurov, V., Buncher, B., Carollo, D., Kind, M.C., Kuehn, K., Marshall, J.L., Pace, A.B., Rykoff, E.S., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Strigari, L., Vivas, A.K., Yanny, B., Zenteno, A., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Avila, S., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Burke, D.L., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Cawthon, R., Crocce, M., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Davis, C., De Vicente, J., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Evrard, A.E., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Garcia-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W., Honscheid, K., Hoyle, B., James, D.J., Johnson, M.D., Krause, E., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lin, H., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Martini, P., Menanteau, F., Miller, C.J., Miquel, R., Nichol, R.C., Plazas, A.A., Romer, A.K., Sako, M., Sanchez, E., Santiago, B., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Tucker, D.L., Walker, A.R. & Wechsler, R.H. 2018. Stellar Streams Discovered in the Dark Energy Survey. Astrophysical Journal, 862: 114. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aacdab.

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Singh, V., Wadadekar, Y., Ishwara-Chandra, C.H., Sirothia, S., Sievers, J., Beelen, A. & Omont, A. 2017. On the nature of infrared-faint radio sources in the Subaru X-ray Deep and Very Large Array-VIMOS VLT Deep Survey fields. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 470(4): 4956–4973. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1536 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Spinelli, M., Bernardi, G. & Santos, M.G. 2018. Simulations of Galactic polarized synchrotron emission for Epoch of Reionization observations. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(1): 275–283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1457 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Troxel, M.A., Krause, E., Chang, C., Eifler, T.F., Friedrich, O., Gruen, D., MacCrann, N., Chen, A., Davis, C., DeRose, J., Dodelson, S., Gatti, M., Hoyle, B., Huterer, D., Jarvis, M., Lacasa, F., Lemos, P., Peiris, H.V., Prat, J., Samuroff, S., Sánchez, C., Sheldon, E., Vielzeuf, P., Wang, M., Zuntz, J., Lahav, O., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Avila, S., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Burke, D.L., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Crocce, M., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Da Costa, L.N., De Vicente, J., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Evrard, A.E., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D.L., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kirk, D., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Li, T.S., Lima, M., March, M., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J.J., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Thomas, D., Walker, A.R. & Wechsler, R.H. 2018. Survey geometry and the internal consistency of recent cosmic shear measurements. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(4): 4998–5004. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1889 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Vacca, V., Murgia, M., Govoni, F., Loi, F., Vazza, F., Finoguenov, A., Carretti, E., Feretti, L., Giovannini, G., Concu, R., Melis, A., Gheller, C., Paladino, R., Poppi, S., Valente, G., Bernardi, G., Boschin, W., Brienza, M., Clarke, T.E., Colafrancesco, S., Ensslin, T.A., Ferrari, C., de Gasperin, F., Gastaldello, F., Girardi, M., Gregorini, L., Johnston-Hollitt, M., Junklewitz, H., Orru, E., Parma, P., Perley, R. & Taylor, G.B. 2018. Observations of a nearby filament of galaxy clusters with the Sardinia Radio Telescope. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(1): 776–806. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1151 [Accessed 02 November 2018].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS: Wang, J., Zheng, Z., D’Souza, R., Mo, H., Józsa, G., Li, C., Kamphuis, P., Catinella, B., Shao, L., Lagos, C.P., Du, M. & Pan, Z. 2018. The prevalence of type III disc breaks in HI-rich and low-spin galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(4): 4292–4306. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1687 [Accessed 05 November 2018].

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ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Marsberg, T., Jukes, M.D., Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Rabalski, L., Knox, C.M., Moore, S.D., Hill, M.P. & Szewczyk, B. 2018. Morphological, genetic and biological characterisation of a novel alphabaculovirus isolated from Cryptophlebia peltastica (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 157: 90–99. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.08.006 [Accessed 05 November 2018].

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