Monday, June 23, 2014

June 2014 : Rhodes University Science & Pharmacy Faculties - publications/conference papers, etc.

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ALBANY MUSEUM : Prestianni, C. & Gess, R.W., The rooting system of Leptophloeum Dawson: New material from the Upper Devonian, Famennian Witpoort Formation of South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666714000785

ALBANY MUSEUM : Liu, X. et al., 2014. Revision of the Megaloptera (Insecta: Neuropterida) of Madagascar. Zootaxa, 3796(2), pp.320–336. Available at: http://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.3796.2.5 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

BIOCHEMISTRY & MICROBIOLOGY : Blatch, G.L. et al., 2014. Selective modulation of plasmodial Hsp70s by small molecules with antimalarial activity. Biological chemistry.

BIOCHEMISTRY & MICROBIOLOGY : de la Mare, J.-A. et al., 2014. Breast cancer: current developments in molecular approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Recent patents on anti-cancer drug discovery, 9(2), pp.153–175.

BOTANY : Hobohm, C. et al., 2014. Synthesis. In C. Hobohm, ed. Endemism in Vascular Plants. Plant and Vegetation. Springer Netherlands, pp. 311–321. Available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-6913-7_8 [Accessed June 2, 2014].

BOTANY : Linder, H.P. & Barker, N.P., 2014. Does polyploidy facilitate long-distance dispersal? Annals of Botany, p.mcu047. Available at: http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/04/02/aob.mcu047 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

BOTANY : Peter, C.I. & Shuttleworth, A., 2014. Catching on to concatenation: evidence for pre-pollination intra-sexual selection in plants. New Phytologist, 203(1), pp.4–6. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.12838/abstract [Accessed June 3, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Deng, Y. et al., Asymmetrical aza-boron-dipyridomethene derivatives with large Stokes shifts: synthesis and spectroscopic properties. Tetrahedron Letters. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040403914008557 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Fomogne-Fodjo, M.C.Y. et al., Antibacterial activities of plants from Central Africa used traditionally by the Bakola pygmies for treating respiratory and tuberculosis-related symptoms. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874114003201 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Ifegwu, O.C. et al., 2014. Application of Nanofiber-packed SPE for Determination of Urinary 1-Hydroxypyrene Level Using HPLC. Analytical Chemistry Insights, 9, pp.17–25.

CHEMISTRY : Lu, H. et al., 2014. Structural modification strategies for the rational design of red/NIR region BODIPYs. Chemical Society Reviews, 43(13), pp.4778–4823. Available at: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/cs/c4cs00030g [Accessed June 23, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Matshaya, T.J. et al., 2014. Distinctive Interactions of Oleic Acid Covered Magnetic Nanoparticles with Saturated and Unsaturated Phospholipids in Langmuir Monolayers. Langmuir, 30(20), pp.5888–5896. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la500903m [Accessed June 9, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Moeno, S. et al., 2014. Synthesis and characterization of novel zinc phthalocyanines as potential photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy of cancers. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 13(6), pp.963–970. Available at: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/pp/c3pp50393c [Accessed June 9, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Nyoni, S., Mugadza, T. & Nyokong, T., 2014. Improved l-cysteine electrocatalysis through a sequential drop dry technique using multi-walled carbon nanotubes and cobalt tetraaminophthalocyanine conjugates. Electrochimica Acta, 128, pp.32–40. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468613019622 [Accessed June 20, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Nyoni, S. & Nyokong, T., Electrocatalytic behahiour of cobalt tetramino-phthalocyanine in the presence of a composite of reduced graphene nanosheets and of multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Electrochimica Acta. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468614010949 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Ogunlaja, A.S. et al., 2014. The adsorptive extraction of oxidized sulfur-containing compounds from fuels by using molecularly imprinted chitosan materials. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 81, pp.61–76. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1381514814000960 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Osifeko, O.L. & Nyokong, T., Applications of lead Phthalocyanines Embedded in Electrospun Fibers for the Photoinactivation of Escherichia coli in water. Dyes and Pigments. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143720814001909 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Sekhosana, K.E. & Nyokong, T., Synthesis of ytterbium bisphthalocyanines: Photophysicochemical properties and nonlinear absorption behavior. Optical Materials. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925346714002572 [Accessed June 19, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Xian-Sheng Ke, Y.C., 2014. Porphodilactones as Synthetic Chlorophylls: Relative Orientation of β-Substituents on a Pyrrolic Ring Tunes NIR Absorption. Journal of the American Chemical Society.

CHEMISTRY : Yılmaz, Y., Mack, J., Sönmez, M., et al., 2014. Photophysicochemical properties and TD-DFT calculations of a novel terminal alkyne substituted metal free phthalocyanine. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 18(03), pp.251–258. Available at: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424613501241 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Yılmaz, Y., Mack, J., Şener, M.K., et al., 2014. Synthesis, photophysicochemical properties and TD-DFT calculations of tetrakis(2-benzoyl-4-chlorophenoxy) phthalocyanines. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 18(04), pp.326–335. Available at: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424614500047 [Accessed June 10, 2014].

CHEMISTRY : Zhou, Z. et al., 2014. Core-Modified Rubyrins Containing Dithienylethene Moieties. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, p.n/a–n/a. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201402711/abstract [Accessed June 9, 2014].

CHEMISTRY: Olasupo, I. et al., 2014. Evaluation of Baylis–Hillman Routes to 3-(Aminomethyl)coumarin Derivatives. Synthetic Communications, 44(2), pp.251–258. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00397911.2013.803575 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : Cundill, G. et al., 2014. 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, 69, pp.39–47. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1573521413000067 [Accessed June 11, 2014].

GEOGRAPHY : Enns, C., Bersaglio, B. & Kepe, T., 2014. Indigenous voices and the making of the post-2015 development agenda: the recurring tyranny of participation. Third World Quarterly, 35(3), pp.358–375. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2014.893482 [Accessed June 20, 2014].

GEOLOGY : Prestianni, C. & Gess, R.W., The rooting system of Leptophloeum Dawson: New material from the Upper Devonian, Famennian Witpoort Formation of South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666714000785 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH :  Louw, G. et al., 2014. Pelagic fish species assemblages in the southern Benguela. African Journal of Marine Science, 36(1), pp.69–84. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2014.897997 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Alexander, M.E. et al., 2014. Habitat simplification increases the impact of a freshwater invasive fish. Environmental Biology of Fishes, pp.1–10. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10641-014-0278-z [Accessed June 11, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Poisson, F. et al., 2014. Mortality rate of silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) caught in the tropical tuna purse seine fishery in the Indian Ocean. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71(6), pp.795–798. Available at: http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0561 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Potts, W.M. et al., 2014. Ocean warming affects the distribution and abundance of resident fishes by changing their reproductive scope. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 24(2), pp.493–504. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11160-013-9329-3 [Accessed June 20, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Robin, J.-P. et al., 2014. Chapter Four - Transitions During Cephalopod Life History: The Role of Habitat, Environment, Functional Morphology and Behaviour. In Erica A.G. Vidal, ed. Advances in Marine Biology. Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries. Academic Press, pp. 361–437. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002872000044 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Rodhouse, P.G.K. et al., 2014a. Chapter Two - Environmental Effects on Cephalopod Population Dynamics: Implications for Management of Fisheries. In Erica A.G. Vidal, ed. Advances in Marine Biology. Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries. Academic Press, pp. 99–233. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002872000020 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Rodhouse, P.G.K. et al., 2014b. Environmental Effects on Cephalopod Population Dynamics: Implications for Management of Fisheries (Ch. 2). In Erica A.G. Vidal, ed. Advances in Marine Biology. Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries. Academic Press, pp. 99–233. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002872000020 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

ICHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES SCIENCE : Green, A.J., Jones, C.L.W. & Britz, P.J., 2011. The protein and energy requirements of farmed South African abalone Haliotis midae L. cultured at optimal and elevated water temperatures. Aquaculture Research, 42(11), pp.1653–1663. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2010.02759.x/abstract [Accessed June 17, 2014].

ICHYTHOLOGY & FISHEREIES RESEARCH : Robin, J.-P. et al., 2014. Transitions During Cephalopod Life History: The Role of Habitat, Environment, Functional Morphology and Behaviour (CH. 4). In Erica A.G. Vidal, ed. Advances in Marine Biology. Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries. Academic Press, pp. 361–437. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002872000044 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

ICTHTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Pecl, G.T. et al., 2014. Ocean warming hotspots provide early warning laboratories for climate change impacts. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 24(2), pp.409–413. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11160-014-9355-9 [Accessed June 20, 2014].

ICTHYOLOGY & FISHERIES RESEARCH : Strydom, N., Booth, A. & McLachlan, A., 2014. Occurrence of larval fishes in a rocky shore-associated nursery area in temperate South Africa, with emphasis on temperature-related growth in dominant Sparidae. African Journal of Marine Science, 36(1), pp.125–135. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2014.899269 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH : Hughes, D.A., Mantel, S. & Mohobane, T., 2014. An assessment of the skill of downscaled GCM outputs in simulating historical patterns of rainfall variability in South Africa. Hydrology Research, 45(1), p.134. Available at: http://www.iwaponline.com/nh/up/nh2013027.htm [Accessed June 9, 2014].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH : Linhoss, A. et al., 2013. Hydrologic Modeling, Uncertainty, and Sensitivity in the Okavango Basin: Insights for Scenario Assessment. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(12), pp.1767–1778. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000755 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

MATHEMATICS : Hees, A. et al., 2014. Constraints on modified Newtonian dynamics theories from radio tracking data of the Cassini spacecraft. Physical Review D, 89(10), p.102002. Available at: http://0-link.aps.org.wam.seals.ac.za/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.102002 [Accessed June 13, 2014].

PHARMACY : Nallagundla, S., Patnala, S. & Kanfer, I., 2014. Comparison of In Vitro Release Rates of Acyclovir from Cream Formulations Using Vertical Diffusion Cells. AAPS PharmSciTech, pp.1–6. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1208/s12249-014-0130-y [Accessed June 11, 2014].

PHARMACY : Reddy, N.H.S. et al., 2014. In Vitro Dissolution of Generic Immediate-Release Solid Oral Dosage Forms Containing BCS Class I Drugs: Comparative Assessment of Metronidazole, Zidovudine, and Amoxicillin Versus Relevant Comparator Pharmaceutical Products in South Africa and India. AAPS PharmSciTech, pp.1–11. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1208/s12249-014-0135-6 [Accessed June 11, 2014].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS :  Foster, G. et al., 2014. Implementation of a direct-imaging and FX correlator for the BEST-2 array. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 439(3), pp.3180–3188. Available at: http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/439/3/3180 [Accessed May 29, 2014].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS : Brustein, R. & Medved, A.J.M., 2014. Phases of information release during black hole evaporation. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2014(2), pp.1–31. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/JHEP02%282014%29116 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS : Grobler, T.L. et al., 2014. Calibration artefacts in radio interferometry – I. Ghost sources in Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 439(4), pp.4030–4047. Available at: http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/439/4/4030 [Accessed May 29, 2014].


PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS : Iacobelli, M. et al., 2014. Galactic interstellar turbulence across the southern sky seen through spatial gradients of the polarization vector. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 566, p.A5. Available at: http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2014/06/aa22982-13/aa22982-13.html [Accessed June 11, 2014].

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS : Lieder, E.O. et al., 2014. Resolution of Chiral Conundrum in Ag106: Doppler-Shift Lifetime Investigation. Physical Review Letters, 112(20), p.202502. Available at: http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.202502 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Antonio, E.S. & Richoux, N.B., 2014. Trophodynamics of three decapod crustaceans in a temperate estuary using stable isotope and fatty acid analyses. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 504, pp.193–205. Available at: http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v504/p193-205/ [Accessed June 12, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Barnes, R.S.K. & Barnes, M.K.S., Biodiversity differentials between the numerically-dominant macrobenthos of seagrass and adjacent unvegetated sediment in the absence of sandflat bioturbation. Marine Environmental Research. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141113614001068 [Accessed June 12, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Craig, A.J., 2014. Nectar feeding by weavers (Ploceidae) and their role as pollinators. Ostrich, 85(1), pp.25–30. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2014.900828 [Accessed June 20, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Díaz, E.R. & McQuaid, C.D., 2014. Short-term spatial stability in trophic interactions. Journal of Ecology, p.n/a–n/a. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12272/abstract [Accessed June 23, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Jungerstam, J. et al., 2014. Is habitat amount important for biodiversity in rocky shore systems? A study of South African mussel assemblages. Marine Biology, pp.1–13. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00227-014-2436-4 [Accessed June 11, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Noyon, M. & Froneman, P.W., 2014. The diet of the calanoid copepod, Pseudodiaptomus hessei, in a permanently open southern African estuary inferred from fatty acid analyses. Journal of Plankton Research, p.fbu037. Available at: http://plankt.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/05/08/plankt.fbu037 [Accessed June 3, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Wang, R. et al., 2014. First record of an apparently rare fig wasp feeding strategy: obligate seed predation. Ecological Entomology, p.n/a–n/a. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/een.12122/abstract [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Zhang, Y. et al., 2014. Premature Attraction of Pollinators to Inaccessible Figs of Ficus altissima: A Search for Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences. PLoS ONE, 9(1), p.e86735. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086735 [Accessed June 9, 2014].

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY B: Bergamino, L. & Richoux, N.B., 2014. Spatial and Temporal Changes in Estuarine Food Web Structure: Differential Contributions of Marsh Grass Detritus. Estuaries and Coasts, pp.1–16. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12237-014-9814-5 [Accessed June 11, 2014].

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