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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 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 ...
  • A decision support tool for response to global change in marine systems: the IMBER-ADApT Framework 

    Bundy, Alida; Chuenpagdee, Ratana; Cooley, Sarah R; Defeo, Omar; Glaeser, Bernhard; Guillotreau, Patrice; Isaacs, Moenieba; Mitsutaku, Makino; Perry, Ian R (John Wiley & Sons, 2016)
    Global change is occurring now, often with consequences far beyond those anticipated. Although there is a wide range of assessment approaches available to address-specific aspects of global change, there is currently no ...
  • Decolonization of a special type: rethinking Cold War history in Southern Africa 

    Lee, Christopher J. (History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Introduction: This special issue of Kronos: Southern African Histories speaks to this imbalance, contributing in small measure to a recent turn in Cold War studies that has sought to incorporate regional perspectives ...
  • Deconstructing the 'sugar daddy': A critical review of the constructions of men in intergenerational sexual relationships in South Africa 

    Shefer, Tamara; Strebel, Anna (Routledge, 2013)
    Since a recent Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) prevalence study highlighted the relationship between intergenerational sex and risk of HIV infection, a range of studies in Southern Africa have documented the commonality ...
  • Deconstructing the Leviathan: Derrida’s The Beast and the Sovereign 

    De Ville, Jacques (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2012)
    Derrida’s The Beast & the Sovereign volume I, explores the contradictory appearance of animals in political discourse. Sometimes, as he points out, political man and the sovereign state appear in the form of an animal, and ...