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Science & Pharmacy Research Output: April - May 2018


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BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Dhanani, K.C.H., Samson, W.J. & Edkins, A.L. 2017. Fibronectin is a stress responsive gene regulated by HSF1 in response to geldanamycin. Scientific Reports, 7: 17617. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18061-y [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Gu, C., Chen, F., Mohamed, I. & Brooks, M., Li Z. 2018. Effect of bio-char application combined with straw residue mulching on soil soluble nutrient loss in sloping arable land. Carbon Letters, 26: 66–73. Available:  http://carbonlett.org/PublishedPaper/topic_abstract.asp?idx=677  [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Kimuda, M.P., Noyes, H., Mulindwa, J., Enyaru, J., Alibu, V.P., Sidibe, I., Ngoyi, D.M., Hertz-Fowler, C., MacLeod, A., Bishop, Ö.T. & Matovu, E. 2018. No evidence for association between APOL1 kidney disease risk alleles and Human African Trypanosomiasis in two Ugandan populations. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12: e0006300. Available: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006300 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Mnkandhla, D., van Marwijk, J., Hoppe, H., Wilhelmi, B.S. & Whiteley, C.G. 2018. In Vivo; In Vitro Interaction of Silver Nanoparticles with Leucine Aminopeptidase from Human and Plasmodium falciparum. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18(2): 865–871. Available: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2018.13966 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Slater, C., Mare, de L., Jo‑Anne, Edkins, A.L. 2018. In vitro analysis of putative cancer stem cell populations and chemosensitivity in the SW480 and SW620 colon cancer metastasis model. Oncology Letters, 15: 8516–8526. Available: https://doi.org/10.3892/ol.2018.8431 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Vivas, M., Crous, C.J., Dames, J.F., van der Linde, J.A., Coetzee, M.P.A. & Roux, J. 2018. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi persist in dying Euphorbia ingens trees. South African Journal of Botany, 115: 12–17. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.12.009 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Zininga, T., Ramatsui, L., Makhado, P.B., Makumire, S., Achilinou, I., Hoppe, H., Dirr, H. & Shonhai, A. 2017. (−)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Inhibits the Chaperone Activity of Plasmodium falciparum Hsp70 Chaperones and Abrogates Their Association with Functional Partners. Molecules, 22: 2139. Available: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules22122139 [Accessed 24 May 2018].
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Frith, K.-A., Fogel, R., Goldring, J.P.D., Krause, R.G.E., Khati, M., Hoppe, H., Cromhout, M.E., Jiwaji, M. & Limson, J.L. 2018. Towards development of aptamers that specifically bind to lactate dehydrogenase of Plasmodium falciparum through epitopic targeting. Malaria Journal, 17: 191. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2336-z [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Alimi, L.O., Lama, P., Smith, V.J. & Barbour, L.J. 2018. Large volumetric thermal expansion of a novel organic cocrystal over a wide temperature range. CrystEngComm, 20: 631–635. Available: https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CE01848G [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY & BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE: Dube, E., Oluwole, D.O., Prinsloo, E. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Gold–chitosan composite with low symmetry zinc phthalocyanine for enhanced singlet oxygen generation and improved photodynamic therapy activity. New Journal of Chemistry. Available: https://doi.org/10.1039/C8NJ00801A [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Lakkakula, J.R., Ndinteh, D.T., Van, V., Olivier, D.K. & Krause, R.W.M. 2017. Synthesis of silver nanoparticles from a Desmodium adscendens extract and its antibacterial evaluation on wound dressing material. IET Nanobiotechnology, 11: 1017–1026. Available: https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-nbt.2017.0084.

CHEMISTRY: Lebechi, A.K., Nyokong, T. & Mack, J. 2017. BODIPY Dye Embedded Electrospun Polystyrene Nanofibers for the Photocatalytic Degradation of Orange G in Industrial Wastewaters. Macroheterocycles 10, 460–466. Available: https://doi.org/10.6060/mhc171143n [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Liang, X., Fang, J., Li, M., Chen, Q., Mack, J., Molupe, N., Nyokong, T. & Zhu, W. 2017. Push–pull type manganese(III)corroles: Synthesis, electronic structures and tunable interactions with ctDNA. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 21: 751–758. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1142/S1088424617500778 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Managa, M. & Nyokong, T. 2017. Porphyrins Encapsulated into Pluronic F127 Micelles: Evaluating the Effect of the Central Metal and Substituents on the Photophysicochemical Properties in Water. Macroheterocycles, 10: 467–473. Available: https://doi.org/10.6060/mhc171141n [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Nkanga, C.I. & Krause, R.W.M., 2018. Conjugation of isoniazid to a zinc phthalocyanine via hydrazone linkage for pH-dependent liposomal controlled release. Appl Nanosci 1–11. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-018-0776-y.

CHEMISTRY: Oluwole, D.O., Manoto, S.L., Malabi, R., Maphanga, C., Ombinda-Lemboumba, S., Mthunzi-Kufa, P. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Evaluation of the photophysicochemical properties and photodynamic therapy activity of nanoconjugates of zinc phthalocyanine linked to glutathione capped Au and Au3Ag1 nanoparticles. Dyes and Pigments, 150: 139–150. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2017.11.019 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY & PHARMACY: Nkanga, C.I., Walker, R.B. & Krause, R.W.M. 2018. pH-Dependent release of isoniazid from isonicotinic acid (4-hydroxy-benzylidene)-hydrazide loaded liposomes. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 45: 264–271. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jddst.2018.03.016 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Wang, Y.-J., Khan, F.I., Xu, Q. & Wei, D.-Q. 2018. Recent Studies of Mitochondrial SLC25: Integration of Experimental and Computational Approaches. Current Protein & Peptide Science, 19: 507–522. Available:  https://doi.org/10.2174/1389203718666161108095052.

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Machanick, P. 2017. Editorial: Back to good health. South African Computer Journal, 29. Available: https://doi.org/10.18489/sacj.v29i3.565 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ECONOMICS AND ECONOMICS HISTORY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Snowball, J.D. & Shackleton, C.M. 2018. Factors enabling and constraining research in a small, research-intensive South African University. Research Evaluation, 27: 119–131. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvy002 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

EDUCATION & CHEMISTRY: Agunbiade, E., Ngcoza, K., Jawahar, K. & Sewry, J. 2017. An exploratory study of the relationship between learners’ attitudes towards learning science and characteristics of an afterschool science club. African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 21: 271–281. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1080/18117295.2017.1369274 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Garekae, H., Thakadu, O.T. & Lepetu, J. 2017. Socio-economic factors influencing household forest dependency in Chobe enclave, Botswana. Ecological Processes, 6: 40. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-017-0107-3 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Maseko, H., Shackleton, C.M., Nagoli, J. & Pullanikkatil, D. 2018. Correction to: Children and Wild Foods in the Context of Deforestation in Rural Malawi. Human Ecology, 46: 143–143. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-017-9959-5 [Accessed 24 May 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. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.01.012 [accessed 24 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Spires, M. & Shackleton, S.E. 2017. A synthesis of barriers to and enablers of pro-poor climate change adaptation in four South African municipalities. Climate and Development, 0: 1–16. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2017.1410088 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Weyer, D., Shackleton, C.M. & Adam, Y.O. 2018. HIV/AIDS and other household shocks as catalysts of local commercialization of non-timber forest products in Southern Africa. Development Policy Review, 36: O285–O301. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12261 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Hrbáček, F., Vieira, G., Oliva, M., Balks, M., Guglielmin, M., Pablo, M.Á. de, Molina, A., Ramos, M., Goyanes, G., Meiklejohn, I., Abramov, A., Demidov, N., Fedorov-Davydov, D., Lupachev, A., Rivkina, E., Láska, K., Kňažková, M., Nývlt, D., Raffi, R., Strelin, J., Sone, T., Fukui, K., Dolgikh, A., Zazovskaya, E., Mergelov, N., Osokin, N. & Miamin, V. 2018. Active layer monitoring in Antarctica: an overview of results from 2006 to 2015. Polar Geography, 0: 1–16. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/1088937X.2017.1420105 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: van,  der W. & Rowntree, K. 2018. Landscape Connectivity in the Upper Mzimvubu River Catchment: An Assessment of Anthropogenic Influences on Sediment Connectivity. Land Degradation and Development, 29: 713–723. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2766 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

GEOLOGY & ALBANY MUSEUM: Qu, Y., Zhu, S., Whitehouse, M., Engdahl, A. & McLoughlin, N. 2018. Carbonaceous biosignatures of the earliest putative macroscopic multicellular eukaryotes from 1630 Ma Tuanshanzi Formation, north China. Precambrian Research, 304: 99–109. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2017.11.004 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

GEOLOGY: Land, J.S., Tsikos, H., Cousins, D., Luvizotto, G. & Zack, T. 2018. Origin of red beds and paleosols in the Palaeoproterozoic Transvaal and Olifansthoek Supergroups of South Africa: provenance versus metasomatic controls. Geological Journal, 53: 191–202. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/gj.2885 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

GEOLOGY: Prevec, S.A. & Büttner, S.H. 2018. Multiphase emplacement of impact melt sheet into the footwall: Offset dykes of the Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canada. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 0. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13076 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Christie, C.J., Sheppard, B., Goble, D., Pote, L. & Noakes, T.D. 2018. Strength and Sprint Time Changes in Response to Repeated Shuttles Between the Wickets During Batting in Cricket. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Available: https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002585 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Munro, C.E. & Christie, C.J. 2018. Research directions for the enhancement of women’s cricket. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 174795411876410. Available: https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954118764102 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & ANTHROPOLOGY: Aswani, S., Lemahieu, A. & Sauer, W.H.H. 2018. Global trends of local ecological knowledge and future implications. PLOS ONE, 13: e0195440. Available: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195440 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Butler, E.C., Childs, A.-R., Winkler, A.C., Milner, M.V. & Potts, W.M. 2018. Evidence for protandry in Polydactylus quadrifilis in the Kwanza Estuary, Angola, and its implications for local fisheries. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 101(2): 301–313. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-017-0699-6 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Ensor, J.E., Abernethy, K.E., Hoddy, E.T., Aswani, S., Albert, S., Vaccaro, I., Benedict, J.J. & Beare, D.J. 2018. Variation in perception of environmental change in nine Solomon Islands communities: implications for securing fairness in community-based adaptation. Regional Environmental Change, 18(4): 1131–1143. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-017-1242-1 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Raphalo, E.M., Gu, C., Lü, Z. & Chen, Y. 2018. Genetic structure of intertidal shimofuri goby in the Zhejiang Coastal Sea, China: implications for management. Marine Biodiversity, 1–9. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-018-0878-5 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Healey, A.J.E., McKeown, N.J., Taylor, A.L., Provan, J., Sauer, W., Gouws, G. & Shaw, P.W. 2018. Cryptic species and parallel genetic structuring in Lethrinid fish: Implications for conservation and management in the southwest Indian Ocean. Ecology and Evolution, 8: 2182–2195. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3775 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Teta, C., Ncube, M. & Naik, Y.S. 2017. Heavy metal contamination of water and fish in peri-urban dams around Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 42: 351–358. Available:  https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2017.1392925 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: Jimoh, T.A. & Cowan, A.K. 2017. Extracellular polymeric substance production in high rate algal oxidation ponds. Water Science and Technology, 76: 2647–2654. Available: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.438 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Arimoro, F.O., Auta, Y.I., Odume, O.N., Keke, U.N. & Mohammed, A.Z. 2018. Mouthpart deformities in Chironomidae (Diptera) as bioindicators of heavy metals pollution in Shiroro Lake, Niger State, Nigeria. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 149: 96–100. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.10.074 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Gwapedza, D., Slaughter, A., Hughes, D. & Mantel, S. 2018. Regionalising MUSLE factors for application to a data-scarce catchment. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 377: 19–24. Available: https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-377-19-2018 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: McEvoy, S., van de Ven, F.H.M., Blind, M.W. & Slinger, J.H. 2018. Planning support tools and their effects in participatory urban adaptation workshops. Journal of Environmental Management, 207: 319–333. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.10.041 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

MANAGEMENT & STATISTICS: Muriithi, S.M., Louw, L. & Radloff, S.E. 2018. The relationship between strategic thinking and leadership effectiveness in Kenyan indigenous banks. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 21: 11. Available: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajems.v21i1.1741 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

MATHEMATICS (PURE AND APPLIED): Barrett, D.I., Biggs, R. & Remsing, C.C. 2018. Quadratic Hamilton–Poisson Systems on se(1,1)−: The Inhomogeneous Case. Acta Applicandae Mathematicae, 154: 189–230. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10440-017-0140-3 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

PHARMACY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY: Lunga, M.J., Chisango, R.L., Weyers, C., Isaacs, M., Taylor, D., Edkins, A.L., Khanye, S.D., Hoppe, H.C. & Veale, C. 2018. Expanding the SAR of non-toxic antiplasmodial indolyl-3-ethanone ethers and thioethers. ChemMedChem, 0. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/cmdc.201800235 [Accessed 24 May 2018].

PHARMACY & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Ncube, M., Nondlazi, S., Zvidzayi, K.M., Tandlich, R., Wilhelmi, B.S. & Turki, D. 2017. Solubilisation of triclosan with sodium deoxycholate and sodium lithocholate under laboratory conditions. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 26(12): 7003–7007.

PHARMACY & CHEMISTRY: Veale, C.G.L., Krause, R.W.M. & Sewry, J.D. 2018. Blending problem-based learning and peer-led team learning, in an open ended ‘home-grown’ pharmaceutical chemistry case study. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 19(1): 68–79. Available: https://doi.org/10.1039/C7RP00180K [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHARMACY: Malema, M.S., Abia, A.L.K., Tandlich, R., Zuma, B., Mwenge Kahinda, J.-M. & Ubomba-Jaswa, E. 2018. Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogenic Escherichia Coli Isolated from Rooftop Rainwater-Harvesting Tanks in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5): 892. Available: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15050892 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHARMACY: Ngqwala, N.P., Srinivas, C.S., T, R., Lich, Pyle, D.M. & Oosthuizen, R. 2017. Participatory Multi-Stakeholder Platforms in Disaster Management in South Africa. Journal of Disaster Research, 12: 1192–1202. Available: https://doi.org/10.20965/jdr.2017.p1192.

PHARMACY: Yaripour, S., Mohammadi, A., Esfanjani, I., Walker, R.B. & Nojavan, S. 2018. Quantitation of zolpidem in biological fluids by electro-driven microextraction combined with HPLC-UV analysis. EXCLI Journal 17, 349–361. https://doi.org/10.17179/excli2018-1140 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Ball, C., Cannon, J.M., Leisman, L., Adams, E.A.K., Haynes, M.P., Józsa, G.I.G., McQuinn, K.B.W., Salzer, J.J., Brunker, S., Giovanelli, R., Gregory Hallenbeck, Janesh, W., Janowiecki, S., Jones, M.G. & Rhode, K.L. 2018. The Enigmatic (Almost) Dark Galaxy Coma P: The Atomic Interstellar Medium. The Astronomical Journal, 155: 65. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-3881/aaa156.

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Broderick, J.W., Fender, R.P., Miller-Jones, J.C.A., Trushkin, S.A., Stewart, A.J., Anderson, G.E., Staley, T.D., Blundell, K.M., Pietka, M., Markoff, S., Rowlinson, A., Swinbank, J.D., Horst, V.D., J, A., Bell, M.E., Breton, R.P., Carbone, D., Corbel, S., Eislöffel, J., Falcke, H., Grießmeier, J.-M., Hessels, J.W.T., Kondratiev, V.I., Law, C.J., Molenaar, G.J., Serylak, M., Stappers, B.W., van Leeuwen, J., Wijers, R. a. M.J., Wijnands, R., Wise, M.W. & Zarka, P. 2018. LOFAR 150-MHz observations of SS 433 and W 50. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 475: 5360–5377. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty081 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Brustein, R., Medved, A.J.M. & Yagi, K. 2017. Discovering the interior of black holes. Physical Review D, 96: 124021. Available: https://0-doi.org.wam.seals.ac.za/10.1103/PhysRevD.96.124021 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Bryan, K.L.H. & Medved, A.J.M. 2018. Realistic clocks for a universe without time. Foundations of Physics, 48(1): 48–59. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-017-0128-x [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Burke, D.L., Rykoff, E.S., Allam, S., Annis, J., Bechtol, K., Bernstein, G.M., Drlica-Wagner, A., Finley, D.A., Gruendl, R.A., James, D.J., Kent, S., Kessler, R., Kuhlmann, S., Lasker, J., Li, T.S., Scolnic, D., Smith, J., Tucker, D.L., Wester, W., Yanny, B., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Rosell, A.C., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., da Costa, L.N., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Estrada, J., García-Bellido, J., Gruen, D., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Maia, M.A.G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Plazas, A.A., Sako, M., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Tarle, G. & Walker, A.R. 2017. Forward Global Photometric Calibration of the Dark Energy Survey. The Astronomical Journal, 155(1): 41. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-3881/aa9f22.

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Cairns, I.H., Lobzin, V.V., Donea, A., Tingay, S.J., McCauley, P.I., Oberoi, D., Duffin, R.T., Reiner, M.J., Hurley-Walker, N., Kudryavtseva, N.A., Melrose, D.B., Harding, J.C., Bernardi, G., Bowman, J.D., Cappallo, R.J., Corey, B.E., Deshpande, A., Emrich, D., Goeke, R., Hazelton, B.J., Johnston-Hollitt, M., Kaplan, D.L., Kasper, J.C., Kratzenberg, E., Lonsdale, C.J., Lynch, M.J., McWhirter, S.R., Mitchell, D.A., Morales, M.F., Morgan, E., Ord, S.M., Prabu, T., Roshi, A., Shankar, N.U., Srivani, K.S., Subrahmanyan, R., Wayth, R.B., Waterson, M., Webster, R.L., Whitney, A.R., Williams, A. & Williams, C.L. 2018. Low Altitude Solar Magnetic Reconnection, Type III Solar Radio Bursts, and X-ray Emissions. Scientific Reports, 8: 1676. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19195-3 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Cendes, Y., Prasad, P., Rowlinson, A., Wijers, R.A.M.J., Swinbank, J.D., Law, C.J., van der Horst, A.J., Carbone, D., Broderick, J.W., Staley, T.D., Stewart, A.J., Huizinga, F., Molenaar, G., Alexov, A., Bell, M.E., Coenen, T., Corbel, S., Eislöffel, J., Fender, R., Grießmeier, J.-M., Jonker, P., Kramer, M., Kuniyoshi, M., Pietka, M., Stappers, B., Wise, M. & Zarka, P. 2018. RFI flagging implications for short-duration transients. Astronomy and Computing, 23: 103–114. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ascom.2018.04.001 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Dabbech, A., Onose, A., Abdulaziz, A., Perley, R.A., Smirnov, O.M. & Wiaux, Y. 2018. Cygnus a super-resolved via convex optimization from VLA data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476 2853–2866. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty372 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Folley, D.E. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. Influence of annealing on thermoluminescence of natural quartz: Kinetic analysis and experimental study of apparent inverse thermal quenching. Radiation Measurements. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2018.04.010 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND 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 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Jouvel, S., Delubac, T., Comparat, J., Camacho, H., Carnero, A., Abdalla, F.B., Kneib, J.-P., Merson, A., Lima, M., Sobreira, F., da Costa, L., Prada, F., Zhu, G.B., Benoit-Levy, A., Macora, A.D.L., Kuropatkin, N., Lin, H., Abbott, T.M.C., Allam, S., Banerji, M., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Capozzi, D., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Cunha, C.E., Desai, S., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Estrada, J., Neto, A.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Lahav, O., Li, T.S., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Miquel, R., Ogando, R., Percival, W.J., Plazas, A.A., Reil, K., Romer, A.K., Roodman, A., Rykoff, E.S., Sako, M., Sanchez, E., Santiago, B., Scarpine, V., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Soares-Santos, M., Suchyta, E., Tarle, G., Thaler, J., Thomas, D., Walker, A., Zhang, Y. & Brownstein, J. 2017. Photometric redshifts and clustering of emission line galaxies selected jointly by DES and eBOSS. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469(3), 2771–2790. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx163 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. Thermoluminescence of α-Al2O3:C,Mg annealed at 1200 °C. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 422: 78–84. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.03.003 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Michilli, D., Hessels, J.W.T., Donner, J.Y., Grießmeier, J.-M., Serylak, M., Shaw, B., Stappers, B.W., Verbiest, J.P.W., Deller, A.T., Driessen, L.N., Stinebring, D.R., Bondonneau, L., Geyer, M., Hoeft, M., Karastergiou, A., Kramer, M., Osłowski, S., Pilia, M., Sanidas, S. & Weltevrede, P. 2018. Low-frequency pulse profile variation in PSR B2217+47: evidence for echoes from the interstellar medium. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(2): 2704–2716. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty368 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Nagasawa, D.Q., Marshall, J.L., Li, T.S., Hansen, T.T., Simon, J.D., Bernstein, R.A., Balbinot, E., A. Drlica-Wagner, Pace, A.B., Strigari, L.E., Pellegrino, C.M., DePoy, D.L., Suntzeff, N.B., Bechtol, K., Walker, A.R., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Rosell, A.C., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Costa, L.N. da, Davis, C., Desai, S., P. Doel, Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., D. Gruen, Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Jeltema, T., E. Krause, Kuehn, K., Kuhlmann, S., Kuropatkin, N., March, M., Miquel, R., Nord, B., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., B. Santiago, Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., M. Soares-Santos, Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Tucker, D.L., Wechsler, R.H., Wolf, R.C., B. Yanny, 2018. Chemical Abundance Analysis of Three α -poor, Metal-poor Stars in the Ultrafaint Dwarf Galaxy Horologium I. The Astrophysical Journal, 852(2): 99. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aaa01d [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Prat, J., Sánchez, C., Miquel, R., Kwan, J., Blazek, J., Bonnett, C., Amara, A., Bridle, S.L., Clampitt, J., Crocce, M., Fosalba, P., Gaztanaga, E., Giannantonio, T., Hartley, W.G., Jarvis, M., MacCrann, N., Percival, W.J., Ross, A.J., Sheldon, E., Zuntz, J., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Annis, J., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Burke, D.L., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Costa, D., N, L., DePoy, D.L., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Doel, P., Eifler, T.F., Evrard, A.E., Fausti Neto, A., Flaugher, B., Frieman, J., Gerdes, D.W., Goldstein, D.A., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lima, M., Marshall, J.L., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Nord, B., Plazas, A.A., Reil, K., Romer, A.K., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D. & Walker, A.R. 2018. Galaxy bias from galaxy–galaxy lensing in the DES science verification data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 473(2): 1667–1684. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2430 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Sarma, M.P., Kalita, J.M. & Wary, G. 2018. X-ray sensing performance of ZnS:Cr film synthesised by a chemical bath deposition technique. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 276: 328–334. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2018.04.044 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Thomas, S., Fernandez, T.T., Solis, J., Biju, P.R. & Unnikrishnan, N.V. 2018. Optical channel waveguides written by high repetition rate femtosecond laser irradiation in Li–Zn fluoroborate glass. Journal of Optics, 1–4. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12596-018-0462-1 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Topic, M., Pichon, L., Nsengiyumva, S., Favaro, G., Dubuisson, M., Halindintwali, S., Mazwi, S., Sibanyoni, J., Mtshali, C. & Corin, K. 2018. The effect of surface oxidation on hydrogen absorption in Ti-6Al-4V alloy studied by elastic recoil detection (ERD), X-ray diffraction and nanohardness techniques. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 740: 879–886. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.11.269 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Williams, W.L., Calistro Rivera, G., Best, P.N., Hardcastle, M.J., Röttgering, H.J.A., Duncan, K.J., de Gasperin, F., Jarvis, M.J., Miley, G.K., Mahony, E.K., Morabito, L.K., Nisbet, D.M., Prandoni, I., Smith, D.J.B., Tasse, C. & White, G.J. 2018. LOFAR-Boötes: properties of high- and low-excitation radio galaxies at 0.5 < z < 2.0. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 475(3): 3429–3452. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty026 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: James, N.C., Lamberth, S.J., Midgley, C. & Whitfield, A.K. 2018. Resilience of fish assemblages in the Breede Estuary, South Africa, to environmental perturbations. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 101: 109–126. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-017-0685-z [Accessed 25 May 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Nodo, P., James, N.C., Childs, A.-R. & Nakin, M.D.V. 2018. Response of demersal fish assemblages to an extreme flood event in a freshwater-deprived estuary in South Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research, 69(2): 253–266. Available: https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17096 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Claassens, L. & Hodgson, A.N. 2018. Gaining insights into in situ behaviour of an endangered seahorse using action cameras. Journal of Zoology, 304: 98–108. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12509 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Dhladhla, B.I.R., Mwanza, P., Lee, M.E., Moore, S. & Dealtry, G.B. 2018. Comparison of microscopic and molecular enumeration methods for insect viruses: Cryptophlebia leucotreta granulovirus as a case study. Journal of Virological Methods, 256: 107–110. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2018.03.008 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Hamylton, S.M. & Barnes, R.S.K. 2018. The effect of sampling effort on spatial autocorrelation in macrobenthic intertidal invertebrates. Hydrobiologia, 811: 239–250. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3491-x [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Joseph, G.S., Mauda, E.V., Seymour, C.L., Munyai, T.C., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. & Foord, S.H. 2017. Landuse Change in Savannas Disproportionately Reduces Functional Diversity of Invertebrate Predators at the Highest Trophic Levels: Spiders as an Example. Ecosystems, 1–13. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-017-0194-0 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Malan, A.P., Diest, J.I.V., Moore, S.D. & Addison, P. 2018. Control Options for False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), in South Africa, with Emphasis on the Potential Use of Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Fungi. African Entomology, 26: 14–29. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-de823b051 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Manrakhan, A., Daneel, J.-H., Beck, R., Theron, C.D., Weldon, C.W., Moore, S.D. & Hattingh, V. 2018. Non-host status of commercial export grade lemon fruit (Citrus limon (L.) Burman f. cv. Eureka) for Ceratitis capitata, Ceratitis rosa, Ceratitis quilicii and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South Africa. African Entomology, 26: 202–214. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-dee6da1ef  [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Mauda, E.V., Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C.L., Munyai, T.C. & Foord, S.H. 2018. Changes in landuse alter ant diversity, assemblage composition and dominant functional groups in African savannas. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27: 947–965. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1474-x [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Monteiro, C., Zardi, G.I., McQuaid, C.D., Serrão, E.A., Pearson, G.A. & Nicastro, K.R. 2017. Canopy microclimate modification in central and marginal populations of a marine macroalga. Marine Biodiversity, 1–10. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-017-0824-y [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Nicastro, K.R., Lo Savio, R., McQuaid, C.D., Madeira, P., Valbusa, U., Azevedo, F., Casero, M., Lourenço, C. & Zardi, G.I. 2018. Plastic ingestion in aquatic-associated bird species in southern Portugal. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 126: 413–418. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.11.050 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Oswald, K.N., Evlambiou, A.A., Ribeiro, Â.M. & Smit, B. 2018. Tag location and risk assessment for passive integrated transponder-tagging passerines. Ibis, 160: 453–457. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12558 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Page-Nicholson, S.K., Marnewick, K.A., Beverley, G., Davies-Mostert, H.T., Watermeyer, J.P. & Parker, D.M. 2017. Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Attitudes of Landowners Towards Free-Roaming Cheetahs. African Journal of Wildlife Research, 47: 114–127. Available: https://doi.org/10.3957/056.047.0114 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Parker, D.M. & Bernard, R.T.F. 2018. The use of acoustic detectors for assessing bat species richness and functional activity in a South African National Park. Mammalia. Available: https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2017-0055.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Richoux, N.B., Bergamino, L., Moyo, S. & Dalu, T. 2018. Spatial and temporal variability in the nutritional quality of basal resources along a temperate river/estuary continuum. Organic Geochemistry, 116: 1–12. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.11.009 [Accessed 25 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Zardi, G.I., McQuaid, C.D., Jacinto, R., Lourenco, C.R., Serrao, E.A. & Nicastro, K.R. 2018. Re-assessing the origins of the invasive mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis in southern Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research, 69(4): 607–613. Available: https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17132 [Accessed 25 May 2018].