Faculty of Natural Sciences

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Faculty of Natural Sciences

Recent Submissions

  • Christoffels, Alan; Hesse, Uljana; Gamieldien, Junaid; Panji, Sumir; Picone, Barbara; Van Heusden, Peter (Macmillan Publishers, 2013)
    The discovery of a living coelacanth specimen in 1938 was remarkable, as this lineage of lobe-finned fish was thought to have become extinct 70 million years ago. The modern coelacanth looks remarkably similar to many of ...
  • Celton, Jean, M.; Christoffels, Alan; Sargant, Daniel, J.; Xu, Xiangming; Rees, Jasper, G. (BioMed Central, 2010)
    Determining the position and order of contigs and scaffolds from a genome assembly within an organism’s genome remains a technical challenge in a majority of sequencing projects. In order to exploit contemporary technologies ...
  • Sundararajan, Vijayaraghava, S.; Gabere, Musa, N.; Pretorius, Ashley; Adam, Saleem; Christoffel, 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 ...
  • Christoffel, Alan (2015)
    Bioinformatics is a field that has grown exponentially in the past few years, and it is becoming increasingly important to collaborate as the field continues to gather momentum.
  • Sreenivasan, Rajini; Jiang, Junhai; Wang, Xingang; Bartfai, Richard; Kwan, Hsiao, Y.; Christoffels, Alan; Orban, Laszlo (Society for the Study of Reproduction, 2014)
    Zebrafish males undergo a ‘‘juvenile ovary-to-testis’’ gonadal transformation process. Several genes, including nuclear receptor subfamily 5, group A (nr5a) and anti-Mu¨ llerian hormone (amh), and pathways such as Tp53-mediated ...