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  • DAMPD: a manually curated antimicrobial peptide database 

    Sundararajan, Vijayaraghava S.; Gabere, Musa N.; Pretorius, Ashley; Adam, Saleem; Christoffels, Alan; Minna, Lehvaslaiho; Archer, John A.C.; Bajic, Vladimir B. (Oxford University Press, 2012)
    The demand for antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) is rising because of the increased occurrence of pathogens that are tolerant or resistant to conventional antibiotics. Since naturally occurring AMPs could serve as templates ...
  • Das Fach Deutsch an der University of the Western Cape 

    van Ryneveld, Hannelore; Mentzner, Martina (Association of German Studies (SAGV), 2010)
    The current challenges facing the teaching of German as a foreign language at the University of the Western Cape are outlined. The article includes a brief historical overview and proposes research perspectives for the future.
  • Database for exploration of functional context of genes implicated in ovarian cancer 

    Kaur, Mandeer; Radovanovic, Aleksander; Essack, Magbubah; Schaefer, Ulf; Maqungo, Monique; Kibler, Tracey; Schmeier, Sebastian; Christoffels, Alan; Narasimhan, Kothandaraman; Choolani, Mahesh; Bajic, Vladimir B. (Oxford Journals, 2009)
    Ovarian cancer (OC) is becoming the most common gynecological cancer in developed countries and the most lethal gynecological malignancy. It is also the fifth leading cause of all cancer-related deaths in women. The ...
  • Dawn of a new decade? The 16th and 17th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child 

    Wakefield, Lorenzo; Assim, Usang Maria (Juta, 2011)
    The 16th and 17th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child took place at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in November 2010 and March 2011, ...
  • Day labourers in Pretoria, Windhoek and the United States - a comparison of two capitals and a different world 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Blaauw, Phillip (Derick) (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008)
    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to compare the economic dynamics of day labouring in two Southern African capital cities, namely Windhoek and Pretoria, against the background of the experiences of day labourers in a ...
  • Day labourers, unemployment and socio-economic development in South Africa 

    Harmse, Alet; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Blaauw, Phillip (Derick) (Springer Verlag, 2009)
    One of the most visible forms of unemployment is the men who stand at the side of the road or on corners daily, waiting for any job that may come their way. It is estimated that there are nearly 1,000 places in South ...
  • DDEC: Dragon databaseof genes implicated in esophageal cancer 

    Essack, Magbubah; Radovanovic, Aleksander; Schaefer, Ulf; Schmeier, Sebastian; Seshadri, Sundararajan V.; Christoffels, Alan; Kaur, Mandeep; Bajic, Vladimir B. (BioMed Central, 2009)
    Esophageal cancer ranks eighth in order of cancer occurrence. Its lethality primarily stems from inability to detect the disease during the early organ-confined stage and the lack of effective therapies for advanced-stage ...
  • DDESC: Dragon database for exploration of sodium channels in human 

    Sagar, Sunil; Kaur, Mandeep; Dawe, Adam; Seshadri, Sundararajan V.; Christoffels, Alan; Schaefer, Ulf; Radovanovic, Aleksander; Bajic, Vladimir B. (BMC Cancer, 2008)
    Sodium channels are heteromultimeric, integral membrane proteins that belong to a superfamily of ion channels. The mutations in genes encoding for sodium channel proteins have been linked with several inherited genetic ...
  • DDPC: Dragon database of genes associated with prostate cancer 

    Maqungo, Monique; Kaur, Mandeep; Kwofie, Samuel K.; Radovanovic, Aleksander; Schaefer, Ulf; Schmeier, Sebastian; Oppon, Ekow; Christoffels, Alan; Bajic, Vladimir B. (Oxford Journals, 2011)
    Prostate cancer (PC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in men. PC is relatively difficult to diagnose due to a lack of clear early symptoms. Extensive research of PC has led to the availability of a large amount ...
  • Deaf telephony: community-based co-design 

    Blake, Edwin H.; Tucker, William David; Glaser, Meryl; Freudenthal, Adinda (Wiley, 2011)
    The process of community-based co-design is one that explores various solution configurations in a multi-dimensional design space whose axes are the different dimensions of requirements and the various dimensions of designer ...
  • Deaf telephony: community-based co-design (case study) 

    Blake, Edwin H.; Tucker, William David; Glaser, Meryl; Freudenthal, Adinda (Wiley, 2011)
    The process of community-based co-design is one that explores various solution configurations in a multi-dimensional design space whose axes are the different dimensions of requirements and the various dimensions of designer ...
  • Dealing with challenges to learning in higher education institutions through e-Learning 

    Mapuva, Jephias (DonEl Learning Inc., 2011)
    It has become common knowledge that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have had an unprecedented impact notably in HEIs where students seeking to enhance their computer literacy skills and communication have ...
  • Dealing with non-compliant, abusive or aggressive patients in dental practice 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    There is increasing concern as to how health professionals respond to patients who are considered non-compliant, abusive or difficult. What are their responsibilities to the patient? What are their responsibilities to ...
  • Debates on memory politics and counter-memory practices in South Africa in the 1990s 

    Grunebaum, Heidi (UNISA Press, 2018)
    Memory politics are often regarded as the “soft” issues contested in the aftermath of political and social upheaval. Yet critical public debates on memory, justice, impunity and reconciliation in South Africa prompted by ...
  • Debriefing interviews and coaching conversations: strategies to promote student reflexivity and action 

    Maritz, Jeanette; Jooste, Karien (UNISA Press, 2011)
    Without conscious will and engagement in critical reflexivity as a process of growth and learning in research, students remain unaware of their subjective biases and the effect of bias on the inquiry. A qualitative, ...
  • A decade of fisheries co-management in Africa: Going back to the roots? Empowering fishing communities? Or just an illusion? 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Nielsen, Jesper R (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2002)
    This paper provides an overview of co-management in Africa and the historical, political and paradigmatic reasons for the shift. The historical context is important when analysing the performance of the regime. The main ...
  • A decade of plant proteomics and mass spectrometry: Translation of technical advancements to food security and safety issues 

    Agrawal, Ganesh Kumar; Sarkar, Abhijit; Righetti, Pier Giorgio; Ndimba, Bongani K. (Wiley, 2013)
    Tremendous progress in plant proteomics driven by mass spectrometry (MS) techniques has been made since 2000 when few proteomics reports were published and plant proteomics was in its infancy. These achievements include ...
  • Decentralisation and Constitutionalism in Africa: Concepts, Conflicts and Challenges 

    Steytler, Nico (Fourth Stellenbosch annual seminar on constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA), 2016-09-07)
    A central quest in post-Cold War Africa has been to bring the Leviathan – the untrammelled ruler – to heel through constitutionalism, and, to a lesser extent, also decentralisation. 1 The unbridled power of the imperial ...
  • Decentralisation and natural resource management in rural South Africa: problems and prospects 

    Ntsebeza, Lungisile (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2002)
    In this paper, the issue of decentralisation and natural resource management will be interrogated primarily through a focus on local government reform and land administration. This focus illuminates problems that are on ...
  • Decentralised land governance: Case studies and local voices from Botswana, Madagascar and Mozambique 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; de Satgé, Rick; Tanner, Christopher (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2011)
    Decentralisation has been on the Southern African development agenda for a long time. It is a concept which appears deceptively simple. The principle of subsidiarity holds that decision making about local development ...