Monday, June 3, 2013

May 2013 Rhodes University Science & Pharmacy Faculty publications

(As per alerts received from ScienceDirect,  Scopus & ISI Web of Science during May 2013)
Adetunji, J., Everitt, S. (Department of Geology) & Rollinson, H. 2013, "New Mossbauer measurements of Fe3+/Sigma Fe ratios in chromites from the early Proterozoic Bushveld Complex, South Africa", Precambrian Research, vol. 228, pp. 194-205. 

Aigbodion, F.I. & Uyi, O.O. (Department of Zoology and Entomology) 2013, "Temporal distribution of and habitat diversification by some mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) species in Benin City, Nigeria", Journal of Entomology, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 13-23.

……… Smirnov, O., (Centre for Radio Astronomy Techniques and Technologies (RATT), Department of Physics and Electronics) …….. P. 2013, "LOFAR detections of low-frequency radio recombination lines towards Cassiopeia A", Astronomy & Astrophysics, vol. 551, pp. L11. 

Atlabachew, M., Torto, N. (Dept of Chemistry), Chandravanshi, B.S. & Redi, M. 2013, "Matrix Solid-Phase Dispersion for the HPLC-DAD Determination of Psychoactive Phenylpropylamino Alkaloids from Khat (Catha edulis Forsk) Chewing Leaves", Chromatographia, vol. 76, no. 7-8, pp. 401-408. 

Awokoya, K.N., Moronkola, B.A., Chigome, S., Ondigo, D.A., Tshentu, Z. & Torto, N. (Dept of Chemistry),  2013, "Molecularly imprinted electrospun nanofibers for adsorption of nickel-5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphine (NTPP) in organic media", Journal of Polymer Research, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1-9. 

Barker, A., Barker, N.P. (Botany Department) & Villet, M (Department of Zoology and Entomology). 2013, "Phylogeny of African Bruchids and their host plant Acacia species", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 153-153. (SAAB Annual Meeting abstract)

Bergamino, L. (Department of Zoology and Entomology) , Gómez, J., Barboza, F.R. & Lercari, D. 2013, "Major food web properties of two sandy beaches with contrasting morphodynamics, and effects on the stability", Aquatic Ecology, , pp. 1-9. 

Bodill, T., Conibear, A.C., Mutorwa, M.K.M., Goble, J.L., Blatch, G.L., Lobb, K.A., Klein, R. & Kaye, P.T. (Dept of Chemistry),    "Exploring DOXP-reductoisomerase binding limits using phosphonated N-aryl and N-heteroarylcarboxamides as DXR inhibitors", Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, , no. 0.

J. Bosco Habarulema, J., McKinnell, L. (Department of Physics and Electronics), Burešová, D., Zhang, Y., Seemala, G., Ngwira, C., Chum, J. & Opperman, B. "A comparative study of TEC response for the African equatorial and mid-latitudes during storm conditions", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, , no. 0. 

Clark, V.R. (Department of Botany) , Perera, S.J., Stiller, M., Stirton, C.H., Weston, P.H., Stoev, P., Coombs, G., Morris (Department of Zoology and Entomology) , D.B., Ratnayake-Perera, D., Barker, N.P (Department of Botany). & McGregor, G.K. (Department of Geography) 2012, "A rapid multi-disciplinary biodiversity assessment of the Kamdebooberge (Sneeuberg, Eastern Cape, South Africa): Implications for conservation", SpringerPlus, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-10. 

Cundill, G., Lotz-Sisitka, H., Mukute, M., Belay, M., Shackleton, S. & Kulundu, I. (Department of Environmental Science & Environmental Learning Research Centre), "A reflection on the use of case studies as a methodology for social learning research in sub Saharan Africa", NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, , no. 0. 

Dalu, T. (Department of Zoology and Entomology), Clegg, B. & Nhiwatiwa, T. 2013, "Application of the Lake Habitat Survey method on the tropical Malilangwe reservoir, south-eastern lowveld, Zimbabwe", African Journal of Aquatic Science, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 21-34.

Daly, R (Department of Zoology and Entomology),  & Smale, M. 2013, "Evaluation of an underwater biopsy probe for collecting tissue samples from bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas", African Journal of Marine Science, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 129-132. 

Dowse, Renee, Tang, D., Palmer, C.G. (Unilever Centre for Environmental Water Quality, Institute for Water Research) & Kefford, B.J. 2013, "Risk assessment using the species sensitivity distribution method: Data quality versus data quantity", Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 1360-1369. 

Dunn, K., Maart, B. & Rose, P. (Dept of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology) 2013, "Arthrospira (Spirulina) in tannery wastewaters. Part 2: Evaluation of tannery wastewater as production media for the mass culture of Arthrospira biomass", Water SA, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 279-284.

Dunn, K. & Rose, P. (Dept of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology) 2013, "Arthrospira (Spirulina) in tannery wastewaters Part 1: The microbial ecology of tannery waste stabilisation ponds and the management of noxious odour emissions using microalgal capping", Water SA, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 271-278. 

Eales, A. & Foss, R. (Dept of Computer Science) 2012, "Service discovery using open sound control", , pp. 348. 

Fairey, B., Tsikos, H. (Dept of Geology), Corfu, F. & Polteau, S. 2013, "U-Pb systematics in carbonates of the Postmasburg Group, Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Primary versus metasomatic controls", Precambrian Research, vol. 231, pp. 194-205. 

Fong, S.Y.K., Liu, M., Wei, H., Löbenberg, R., Kanfer, I. (Faculty of Pharmacy) , Lee, V.H.L., Amidon, G.L. & Zuo, Z. 2013, "Establishing the pharmaceutical quality of Chinese herbal medicine: A provisional BCS classification", Molecular Pharmaceutics, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 1623-1643. 

Glover, S.R., Sewry, J.D., Bromley, C.L., Davies-Coleman, M.T. (Dept of Chemistry)  & Hlengwa, A. Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning (CHERTL)) 2013, "The implementation of a service-learning component in an organic chemistry laboratory course", Journal of chemical education, vol. 90, no. 5, pp. 578-583. 

Goble, J.L., Johnson, H., de Ridder, J., Stephens, L.L., Louw, A., Blatch, G.L. & Boshoff, A. (Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology) 2013, "The Druggable Antimalarial Target PfDXR: Overproduction Strategies and Kinetic Characterization", Protein and Peptide Letters, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 115-124. 

He, Q., Li, Q., Khene, S. (Dept of Chemistry), Ren, X., López-Suárez, F.E., Lozano-Castelló, D., Bueno-López, A. & Wu, G. 2013, "High-loading cobalt oxide coupled with nitrogen-doped graphene for oxygen reduction in anion-exchange-membrane alkaline fuel cells", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 17, pp. 8697-8707. 

Henninger, T.O. & Froneman, P.W. (Department of Zoology and Entomology), 2013, "Role of the sandprawn Callichirus kraussi as an ecosystem engineer in a South African temporarily open/closed estuary", African Journal of Aquatic Science, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 101-107. 

Hodgson, A.N. (Department of Zoology and Entomology) , Ferenz, H.-. & Schneider, S. 2013, "Formation of sperm bundles in Pterostichus nigrita (Coleoptera: Carabidae)", Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 120-131. 

Howarth, G.H. & Prevec, S.A. (Dept of Geology) 2013, "Hydration vs. oxidation: Modelling implications for Fe-Ti oxide crystallisation in mafic intrusions, with specific reference to the Panzhihua intrusion, SW China", Geoscience Frontiers, .

Hughes, D.A. (Institute for Water Research), Gush, M., Tanner, J (Institute for Water Research). & Dye, P. 2013, "Using targeted short-term field investigations to calibrate and evaluate the structure of a hydrological model", Hydrological Processes,

Janks, M.R., Sieben, E.J.J. & Barker, N.P.  (Dept of Botany) 2013, "Montane wetlands of the Eastern Cape: An investigation of plant biodiversity and vegetation community types", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 166-167. 

Kannan, R., Shackleton, C.M. (Dept of Environmental Science)  & Uma Shaanker, R. 2013, "Reconstructing the history of introduction and spread of the invasive species, Lantana, at three spatial scales in India", Biological Invasions, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1287-1302. 

Kirshner, J.D. (Dept of Geography) 2013, "City profile: Santa Cruz de la Sierra", Cities, vol. 31, pp. 544-552. 

Lee, J.E., Le Roux, P.C., Meiklejohn, K.I. (Department of Geography) & Chown, S.L. 2013, "Species distribution modelling in low-interaction environments: Insights from a terrestrial Antarctic system", Austral Ecology, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 279-288. 

Lombardi, G., Peter, C. (Dept of Botany), Midgley, J.J. & Turner, R. 2013, "Evidence for rodent- pollination in Erica lanuginosa (Ericaceae)", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 175-176. 

Maringa, A. (Dept of Chemistry), Mugadza, T., Antunes, E. & Nyokong, T. (Dept of Chemistry), "Characterization and electrocatalytic behaviour of glassy carbon electrode modified with nickel nanoparticles towards amitrole detection", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, , no. 0. 

Marquet, N., Nicastro, K.R., Gektidis, M., McQuaid, C.D. (Department of Zoology and Entomology), Pearson, G.A., Serrão, E.A. & Zardi, G.I. 2013, "Comparison of phototrophic shell-degrading endoliths in invasive and native populations of the intertidal mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis", Biological Invasions, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1253-1272. 

Marshall, D.J., Baharuddin, N. & McQuaid, C.D. (Department of Zoology and Entomology) 2013, "Behaviour moderates climate warming vulnerability in high-rocky-shore snails: interactions of habitat use, energy consumption and environmental temperature", Marine Biology, , pp. 1-6. 

Mashazi, P. (Dept of Chemistry), Tetyana, P., Vilakazi, S. & Nyokong, T. (Dept of Chemistry)"Electrochemical impedimetric immunosensor for the detection of measles-specific IgG antibodies after measles infections", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, , no. 0. 

May, B. & Coetzee, J. 2013, (Dept of Zoology & Entomology) Comparisons of the thermal physiology of water hyacinth biological control agents: Predicting establishment and distribution pre- and post-release", Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata,

Midgley, J.M., Bouwer, N. & Villet, M.H. (Dept of Zoology & Entomology)  2013  "The final instar exuvium of Pycna semiclara Germar, 1834 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae)", African Invertebrates, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 171–175. 

Molawa, L. (Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology),  Jordaan, J., Limson, J. Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, & Brady, D. 2013, "Modification of Alcalase SphereZyme (TM) by entrapment in LentiKats (R) to impart improved particle stability", Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 71-78. 

Moller, V. & Radloff, S. (Dept of Statistics) 2013, "Perceptions of Fortune and Misfortune in Older South African Households: Social Assistance and the 'Good Life'", Social Indicators Research, vol. 111, no. 3, pp. 633-664.

Mwale, M., Kaiser, H. (Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science), Barker, N.P. (Botany Department), Wilson, A.B. & Teske, P.R. (Botany Department).2013, "Identification of a uniquely southern African clade of coastal pipefishes Syngnathus spp", Journal of fish biology. 0

Njunge, J.M., Ludewig, M.H., Boshoff, A., Pesce, E.-. & Blatch, G.L. (Biomedical Biotechnology Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology) 2013, "Hsp70s and J proteins of Plasmodium parasites infecting rodents and primates: Structure, function, clinical relevance, and drug targets", Current pharmaceutical design, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 387-403. 

Nyokong, T. & Antunes, E.  (Dept of Chemistry) 2013, "Influence of nanoparticle materials on the photophysical behavior of phthalocyanines", Coordination Chemistry Reviews, vol. 257, no. 15, pp. 2401-2418. 
Nyoni, D., Lobb, K.A. & Kaye, P.T. (Dept of Chemistry)  2013, "Dual-Catalyst Acceleration of Tandem Disulfide Cleavage and Baylis-Hillman Synthesis of 2h-1-Benzothiopyran Derivatives", Synthetic Communications, vol. 43, no. 13, pp. 1837-1841.

Ogbodu, R.O., Antunes, E. & Nyokong, T. (Dept of Chemistry) "Physicochemical properties of zinc monoamino phthalocyanine conjugated to folic acid and single walled carbon nanotubes", Polyhedron, , no. 0.

Ogunlaja, A.S., Khene, S., Antunes, E., Nyokong, T., Torto, N. & Tshentu, Z.R. (Dept of Chemistry)  "The development of catalytic oxovanadium(IV)-containing microspheres for the oxidation of various organosulfur compounds", Applied Catalysis A: General, , no. 0.

O'Keeffe, J. (Environmental Learning Research Centre) 2013, "Rivers, time and conservation, especially in developing countries", Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 184-188. 
Okewole, A.I., Antunes, E., Nyokong, T. & Tshentu, Z.R. (Dept of Chemistry) 2013, "The development of novel nickel selective amine extractants: 2,2'-Pyridylimidazole functionalised chelating resin", Minerals Engineering, .

Packer, C., …… Bissett, C. (Wildlife & Reserve Management Research Group, Department of Zoology & Entomology) , ….. 2013, "Conserving large carnivores: dollars and fence", Ecology Letters, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 635-641. 
Parker, D. (Department of Zoology & Entomology), Booth, A. (Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science) & Mann, B. 2013, "A spatio-temporal assessment of the Trachinotus botla shore-fishery in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa", African Journal of Marine Science, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 35-46. 

Plass-Johnson, J.G., McQuaid, C.D. & Hill, J.M. (Coastal Research Group, Zoology and Entomology Department),  2013, "Stable isotope analysis indicates a lack of inter- and intra-specific dietary redundancy among ecologically important coral reef fishes", Coral Reefs, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 429-440. 

Reisswig, C., Bishop, N. & Pollney, D. ( Department of Mathematics) 2013, "General relativistic null-cone evolutions with a high-order scheme", General Relativity and Gravitation, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 1069-1094.

Ripley, B.S. (Dept of Botany), Klak, C., Abraham, T. (Dept of Botany),  & Cramer, M.D. 2013, "What is the function of leaf succulence in the Aizoaceae?", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 155-155. (SAAB Annual Meeting abstract)

Robinson, L. & Sauer, W. (Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science) 2013, "A first description of the artisanal shark fishery in northern Madagascar: Implications for management", African Journal of Marine Science, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 9-15.

Rose, P. & Dunn, K. (Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology) 2013, "A high rate ponding unit operation linking treatment of tannery effluent and Arthrospira (Spirulina) biomass production. 1: Process development", Biomass & Bioenergy, vol. 51, pp. 183-188.

Röttgering, H., …., Tasse, C. (Dept of Physics & Electronics), Van der Tol, S., White, G. & Wise, M. 2013, "The "Sausage" and "Toothbrush" clusters of galaxies and the prospects of LOFAR observations of clusters of galaxies", Astronomische Nachrichten, vol. 334, no. 4-5, pp. 333-337. 

Rubidge, B.S., Erwin, D.H., Ramezani, J., Bowring, S.A. & de Klerk, W.J. (Dept of Geology) 2013, "High-precision temporal calibration of Late Permian vertebrate biostratigraphy: U-Pb zircon constraints from the Karoo Supergroup, South Africa", Geology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 363-366.

Sekhohola, L.M., Igbinigie, E.E. & Cowan, A.K. (Institute for Environmental Biotechnology) 2013, "Biological degradation and solubilisation of coal", Biodegradation, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 305-318. 

Situngu, S. & Vetter, S. 2013, (Dept of Botany)"Botanical aspects of culturally important or vegetation types sites in Ndlambe Village, Eastern Cape, South Africa", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 167-167. (SAAB Annual Meeting abstract)

Thorne, C. & Peter, C. (Dept of Botany) 2013, "The pollination biology of Solanum mauritianum", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 183-183. (SAAB Annual Meeting abstract)

Tombe, S., Antunes, E. & Nyokong, T. (Dept of Chemistry) 2013, "Electrospun fibers functionalized with phthalocyanine-gold nanoparticle conjugates for photocatalytic applications", Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical, vol. 371, pp. 125-134. 

Venter, N. & Ripley, B.S. (Dept of Botany)  2013, "Drought responses of C-4 grasses determined by phylogeny or photosynthetic subtype", South African Journal of Botany, vol. 86, pp. 142-142. (SAAB Annual Meeting abstract)

Wasserman, R.J., Noyon, M., Avery, T.S. & Froneman, P.W. (Dept of Zoology & Entomology)  2013, "Trophic Level Stability-Inducing Effects of Predaceous Early Juvenile Fish in an Estuarine Mesocosm Study", Plos One, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. e61019. 

Williams, K. & Villet, M.H. (Dept of Zoology & Entomology)   2013, "Ancient and modern hybridization between Lucilia sericata and L. cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae)", European Journal of Entomology, vol. 110, no. 2, pp. 187-196.   


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