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Science & Pharmacy Research Output: May 2015

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BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE & BIOCHEMISTRY, MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY: Kramer, A.H., Edkins, A.L., Hoppe, H.C. & Prinsloo, E. 2015. Dynamic mitochondrial localisation of STAT3 in the cellular adipogenesis model 3T3-L1. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 116: 1232–1240. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcb.25076 [Accessed 05 June 2015]

BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE: Boshoff, A. 2015. Chaperonin-co-chaperonin interactions. Sub-cellular biochemistry, 78: 153–178. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11731-7_8 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE: Edkins, A.L. 2015. CHIP: a co-chaperone for degradation by the proteasome. Sub-cellular biochemistry, 78: 219–242.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11731-7_11 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Cimi, P.V., Campbell, E.E. & Dold, A. 2015. Investigation of the species diversity, density, abundance and distribution of street trees in the Grahamstown area. South African Journal of Botany, 98: 174. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.027 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Clark, V.R. & Barker, N.P. 2015. The role of edaphic substrate versus moisture availability in montane endemic plant distribution patterns — Evidence from the Cape Midlands Escarpment, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany, 98: 174. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.028 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Martinez-Azorin, M., Crespo, M.B., Dold, A.P., Pinter, M. & Wetschnig, W. 2015. New combinations and lectotype designations in Asparagaceae subfam. Scilloideae. Phytotaxa, 201: 165–171. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.201.2.7 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Martinez-Azorin, M., Crespo, M.B., Dold, A.P., Pinter, M. & Wetschnig, W., 2015. Stellarioides exigua (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a new species from South Africa. Phytotaxa, 204: 137–146. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.204.2.4 [Accessed 05 June2015].

BOTANY: Matiwane, A. & Barker, N.P. 2015. Is there evidence of climate filtering in the Southern Mistbelt Forests’ of the Eastern Cape? South African Journal of Botany, 98: 189. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.081 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Mostert, E.C. & Peter, C.I. 2015. Does “multiple-bang” flowering enhance outcrossing in the deceptive Dietes grandiflora? South African Journal of Botany, 98: 212. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.162 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Situngu, S. & Barker, N. 2015. Ecological associations between leaf domatia and mites: How does the mutualism work? South African Journal of Botany, 98: 200. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.119 [Accessed 05 June 2015].

BOTANY: Stodart, D.W. & Barker, N.P. 2015. The species level phylogenetic relationships of the genus Carissa L. (Apocynaceae). South African Journal of Botany, 98: 202. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.03.125 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

CHEMISTRY: Obuah, C., Lochee, Y., Jordaan, J.H.L., Otto, D.P., Nyokong, T. & Darkwa, J. 2015. (Ferrocenylpyrazolyl)zinc(II) benzoates as catalysts for the ring opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone. Polyhedron 90, 154–164. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2015.02.007 [Accessed 08 June2015].

CHEMISTRY: Ogbodu, R.O., Amuhaya, E.K., Mashazi, P. & Nyokong, T. 2015. Photophysical properties of zinc phthalocyanine-uridine single walled carbon nanotube - Conjugates. Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 149: 231–239. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2015.04.040 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

CHEMISTRY: Ogbodu, R.O. & Nyokong, T. 2015. Enhanced triplet state parameters for zinc carboxy phenoxy phthalocyanine following conjugation to ascorbic acid: Effects of adsorption on single walled carbon nanotubes. Polyhedron, 90: 175–182. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2015.01.032 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

CHEMISTRY: Zongo, S., Sanusi, K., Britton, J., Mthunzi, P., Nyokong, T., Maaza, M. & Sahraoui, B. 2015. Nonlinear optical properties of natural laccaic acid dye studied using Z-scan technique. Optical Materials, 46: 270-275. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2015.04.031 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Bennett, E.M., Cramer, W., Begossi, A., Cundill, G., Díaz, S., Egoh, B.N., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Krug, C.B., Lavorel, S., Lazos, E., Lebel, L., Martín-López, B., Meyfroidt, P., Mooney, H.A., Nel, J.L., Pascual, U., Payet, K., Harguindeguy, N.P., Peterson, G.D., Prieur-Richard, A.-H., Reyers, B., Roebeling, P., Seppelt, R., Solan, M., Tschakert, P., Tscharntke, T., Turner, B.L., Verburg, P.H., Viglizzo, E.F., White, P.C.L. & Woodward, G. 2015. Linking biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being: three challenges for designing research for sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 14: 76–85. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2015.03.007 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Fabricius, C. & Pereira, T. 2015. Community Biodiversity Inventories as Entry Points for Local Ecosystem Stewardship in a South African Communal Area. Society & Natural Resources, 0: 1–13. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2015.1014591 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Jevon, T. & Shackleton, C.M. 2015. Integrating local knowledge and forest surveys to assess Lantana camara impacts on indigenous species recruitment in Mazeppa Bay, South Africa. Human Ecology, 43: 247–254. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10745-015-9748-y [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Palmer, A.R., Weideman, C., Finca, A., Everson, C.S., Hanan, N. & Ellery, W. 2015. Modelling annual evapotranspiration in a semi-arid, African savanna: functional convergence theory, MODIS LAI and the Penman–Monteith equation. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 32: 33–39. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2014.931305 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Thondhlana, G., Shackleton, S. & Blignaut, J. 2015. Local institutions, actors, and natural resource governance in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and surrounds, South Africa. Land Use Policy, 47: 121–129. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.03.013 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

GEOGRAPHY: Pulley, S., Foster, I. & Antunes, P. 2015. The application of sediment fingerprinting to floodplain and lake sediment cores: assumptions and uncertainties evaluated through case studies in the Nene Basin, UK. Journal of Soils and Sediments. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11368-015-1136-0 [Accessed 09 June 2015].

GEOLOGY:  Büttner, S.H. 2015. Comment: “One kilometre-thick ultramylonite, Sierra de Quilmes, Sierras Pampeanas, NW Argentina” by M.A. Finch, R.F. Weinberg, M.G. Fuentes, P. Haslova, and R. Becchio. Journal of Structural Geology, 72 (2015): 33-54. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.04.003 [Accessed 09 June 2015].   

GEOLOGY: Moore, A.E. 2014. The Origin of Large Irregular Gem-Quality Type Ii Diamonds and the Rarity of Blue Type Iib Varieties. South African Journal of Geology, 117: 219–236. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2113/gssajg.117.2.219 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Berndt, E.J. & Christie, C.J. 2014. The Efficacy of Interventions Aimed at Reducing the Incidence of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI) In Athletes Following the Performance of Strenuous, Intense Prolonged Exercise – A Systematic Review. Journal of Community and Health Sciences, 9. Available: http://jchs.epubs.ac.za/index.php/jchs/article/view/107 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Jones, R.I., Ryan, B. & Todd, A.I. 2015. Muscle fatigue induced by a soccer match-play simulation in amateur Black South African players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33: 1305–1311. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1022572 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Steenekamp, T. & Davy, J. 2014. The effects of partial sleep restriction on biomechanical, physiological, and perceptual responses during an early morning treadmill run. Journal of Community and Health Sciences, 9. 21-33. Available: http://jchs.epubs.ac.za/index.php/jchs/article/view/106 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Allcock, A.L., von Boletzky, S., Bonnaud-Ponticelli, L., Brunetti, N.E., Cazzaniga, N.J., Hochberg, E., Ivanovic, M., Lipinski, M., Marian, J.E.A.R., Nigmatullin, C., Nixon, M., Robin, J.-P., Rodhouse, P.G.K. & Vidal, E.A.G. 2015. The role of female cephalopod researchers: past and present. Journal of Natural History, 49: 1235–1266. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2015.1037088 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Bokhutlo, T., Weyl, O.L.F., Mosepele, K. & Wilson, G.G. 2015. Age and growth of sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) (Clariidae), in the Lower Okavango Delta, Botswana. Marine and Freshwater Research, 66: 420–428. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF13322 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Hoving, H.J.T. & Lipinski, M.R. 2015. Observations on age and reproduction of the oceanic squid Ancistrocheirus lesueurii (d’Orbigny, 1842) (Cephalopoda: Ancistrocheiridae). Journal of Natural History, 49: 1319–1325. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2013.840748 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Magellan, K. 2015. Voluntary emergence and water detection in a newly recognized amphibious fish. Journal of Fish Biology, 86: 1839–1844. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfb.12670 [Accessed 09 June 2015].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Odume, O.N., Palmer, C.G., Arimoro, F.O. & Mensah, P.K., 2015. Influence of selected biotopes on chironomid-based bioassessment of the swartkops river, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Water SA 41, 343–358. Available: http://0-hdl.handle.net.wam.seals.ac.za/10520/EJC171039 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

MATHEMATICS: Henning, M.A., Naicker, V., 2015. Graphs with large disjunctive total domination number. Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, 17: 255–282. Available: http://www.dmtcs.org/dmtcs-ojs/index.php/dmtcs/article/view/2727 [Accessed 09 June 2015].

MATHEMATICS: Mongwane, B. 2015. Toward a consistent framework for high order mesh refinement schemes in numerical relativity. General Relativity and Gravitation, 47. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10714-015-1903-7 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Basu, A., Wadadekar, Y., Beelen, A., Singh, V., Archana, K.N., Sirothia, S. & Ishwara-Chandra, C.H. 2015. Radio-far-infrared correlation IN “Blue Cloud” galaxies with 0 < z < 1.2. Astrophys. J. 803: 51. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/803/2/51 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Brustein, R. & Medved, A.J.M. 2015. How black holes burn: Entanglement entropy evolution for an evaporating black hole. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 91. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.084062 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Thyagarajan, N., Jacobs, D.C., Bowman, J.D., Barry, N., Beardsley, A.P., Bernardi, G., Briggs, F., Cappallo, R.J., Carroll, P., Corey, B.E., Oliveira-Costa, A. de, Dillon, J.S., Emrich, D., Ewall-Wice, A., Feng, L., Goeke, R., Greenhill, L.J., Hazelton, B.J., Hewitt, J.N., Hurley-Walker, N., Johnston-Hollitt, M., Kaplan, D.L., Kasper, J.C., Kim, H.-S., Kittiwisit, P., Kratzenberg, E., Lenc, E., Line, J., Loeb, A., Lonsdale, C.J., Lynch, M.J., McKinley, B., McWhirter, S.R., Mitchell, D.A., Morales, M.F., Morgan, E., Neben, A.R., Oberoi, D., Offringa, A.R., Ord, S.M., Paul, S., Pindor, B., Pober, J.C., Prabu, T., Procopio, P., Riding, J., Rogers, A.E.E., Roshi, A., Shankar, N.U., Sethi, S.K., Srivani, K.S., Subrahmanyan, R., Sullivan, I.S., Tegmark, M., Tingay, S.J., Trott, C.M., Waterson, M., Wayth, R.B., Webster, R.L., Whitney, A.R., Williams, A., Williams, C.L., Wu, C. & Wyithe, J.S.B. 2015. Foregrounds in Wide-field Redshifted 21 cm Power Spectra. The Astrophysical Journal, 804: 14. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/804/1/14 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Uwamahoro, J. & Habarulema, J.B. 2014. Empirical modeling of the storm time geomagnetic indices: a comparison between the local K and global Kp indices. Earth, Planets and Space, 66: 95. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1880-5981-66-95 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Deschodt, C.M., Davis, A.L.V. & Scholtz, C.H. 2015. A new synonymy in the fidius group of Copris Müller 1764 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and a new species from the highland grasslands of South Africa. Zootaxa, 3949: 431–438. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3949.3.8 [Accessed 09 June 2015].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Bellingan, T.A., Woodford, D.J., Gouws, J., Villet, M.H. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2015. Rapid bioassessment of the effects of repeated rotenone treatments on invertebrate assemblages in the Rondegat River, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 40: 89–94. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2014.984651 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Dalu, T., Taylor, J.C., Richoux, N.B. & William Froneman, P. 2015. A re–examination of the type material of entomoneis paludosa (W SMITH) Reimer and its morphology and distribution in African waters. Fottea, 15: 11–25. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.5507/fot.2015.002 [Accessed 08 June 2015].

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