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  • The characterization and phylogenetic relationship of the trichoplusia ni single capsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus polyhedrin gene 

    Fielding, Burtram C.; Davison, Sean (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999)
    The polyhedrin gene (polh) was identified from the Trichoplusia ni (Tni) single capsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus (SNPV). An EcoRI fragment containing the truncated polyhedrin gene was detected by hybridization with an ...
  • Characterization of a unique group-specific protein (U122) of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 

    Fielding, Burtram C.; Tan, Yee-Joo; Shen, Shuo; Tan, Timothy H.P.; Ooi, Eng-Eong; Lim, Seng Gee; Hong, Wanjin; Goh, Phuay-Yee (American Society for Microbiology, 2004)
    A novel coronavirus (CoV) has been identified as the etiological agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The SARS-CoV genome encodes the characteristic essential CoV replication and structural proteins. Additionally, ...
  • Characterizing the emergence and persistence of drug resistant mutations in HIV-1 subtype C infections using 454 ultra deep pyrosequencing 

    Bansode, Vijay; McCormack, Grace P.; Shrestha, Ram K.; Travers, Simon A.; Crampin, Amelia C.; Ngwira, Bagrey; French, Neil; Glynn, Judith R. (BioMed Central -The Open Access Publisher, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: The role of HIV-1 RNA in the emergence of resistance to antiretroviral therapies (ARTs) is well documented while less is known about the role of historical viruses stored in the proviral DNA. The primary ...
  • Chewing more than one can swallow: the creation of new districts in Uganda 

    Singiza, Douglas Karekona; de Visser, Jaap (University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This article analyses the process of creating districts. It briefly discusses the local government system in Uganda and introduces the phenomenon of the increase in the number of districts. It continues with an analysis ...
  • Child mortality rate in Ethiopia 

    Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2012)
    Ethiopia’s childhood mortality has continued to decline although at a swift pace. The drop in urban childhood mortality decline, duration of breastfeeding is the principle reason for the overall decline in mortality trends ...
  • Child poverty and children’s rights of access to food and basic nutrition in South Africa : A contextual, jurisprudential and policy analysis 

    Chirwa, Danwood Mzikenge (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    The rights to food and basic nutrition have been implemented rather unsystematically in South Africa through a hodgepodge of policies and indirectly by legislation. In view of the dearth of jurisprudence, this paper ...
  • Child rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: a call for a right-based global research agenda 

    Dinbabo, Mulugeta (University of Stellenbosch, 2013)
    Despite many achievements regarding child rights over the last 20 years, including improvements in many indicators such as the significant reduction in infant and child mortality; the more positive way of thinking about ...
  • Child Support Grant access and receipt among 12-week-old infants in an urban township setting in South Africa 

    Zembe-Mkabile, Wanga; Doherty, Tanya; Sanders, David; Jackson, Debra (Co-Action Publishing, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Cash transfers (CTs) are increasingly used as a strategy to alleviate poverty and improve child health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The Child Support Grant (CSG) is the largest CT programme ...
  • Children’s discursive constructions of the ‘self’ 

    Benninger, Elizabeth; Savahl, Shazly (Springer Verlag, 2017)
    The ways in which children construct and assign meaning to the ‘self’ could have an impact on their social and emotional well-being, including their coping skills, relationship formation, and behaviour. Furthermore, a ...
  • Children’s perspectives on child well-being 

    September, Rose; Savahl, Shazly (University of Johannesburg, 2009)
    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) through its reporting framework for nation states has prompted increasing interest on the measuring and monitoring of child well-being. The domains and indicators ...
  • The choice of atomic power for electricity in South Africa 

    Gottschalk, Keith (2013)
    South Africa needs to both increase its electricity generation, and to incrementally transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources. The most cost-effective strategy would be a mix of imported hydropower, solar power, ...
  • Chromista 

    Sym, Stuart D.; Maneveldt, Gavin (Wiley Online, 2011)
    The concept of chromists, at its most expansive, includes the heterokonts (stramenopiles), alveolates, rhizarians, heliozoans, telonemians, haptophytes and cryptophytes. There is mounting evidence that this grouping is not ...
  • Chromista 

    Maneveldt, Gavin; Keats, Derek (Wiley Online, 2003)
    As a group, the chromists show a diverse range of forms from tiny unicellular, flagellates to the large brown algae known as kelp. Molecular studies have confirmed the inclusion of certain organisms once considered Fungi, ...
  • Chromosomal-level assembly of the Asian seabass genome using long sequence reads and multi-layered scaffolding 

    Vij, Shubha; Van Heusden, Peter; Christoffels, Alan; Mbandi, Stanley K.; Mwangi, Sarah (Public Library of Science, 2016)
    We report here the ~670 Mb genome assembly of the Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer), a tropical marine teleost. We used long-read sequencing augmented by transcriptomics, optical and genetic mapping along with shared ...
  • Chronic non-communicable diseases 

    Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Sanders, David; Parker, Whadiah (Health Systems Trust, 2008)
    This chapter will examine the current actions, including lifestyle measures, for the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases within a South African context. It will also focus on the biological, behavioural ...
  • Chronic pain in the community: A survey in a township in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (Medpharm Publications, 2011)
    Background: Comprehensive information is needed on the epidemiology and burden of chronic pain in the population for the development of appropriate health interventions. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, ...
  • The church, gender and AIDS: What's wrong with patriarchy? 

    Pillay, Miranda N. (SUN, 2015)
    Many women and children suffer in silence in cultures where patriarchy is condoned and defended as the natural order of things. The inferior status ascribed women and children where patriarchy is imbued as hypernormative, ...
  • Citizenship, community participation and social change: The case of area coordinating teams in Cape Town, South Africa 

    Williams, John J. (Wiley, 2004)
    Social change does not roll in under the wheels of inevitability On the contrary; we have to organize for it, mobilize for it, struggle for it and indeed, plan for it. This is especially so in a country such as South Africa, ...
  • City of Cape Town libraries' segregated history: 1952-1972 

    Laishley, Kathleen; Zinn, Sandy (University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2015)
    This article investigates the history and development of the Cape Town City Libraries (CTCL) from 1952-1972 and examines the effect of apartheid legislation on establishing a public library system. Legislation introduced ...
  • The classics, African literature, and the critics 

    Field, Roger (Institute for the Study of English in Africa Rhodes University, 2017)
    Faced with the criticism that myth and epic poetry have no place in contemporary South African literature departments, there is no point in defending the material on the grounds of intrinsic worth. No text can claim this ...