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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.
    • Data literacy and education: Introduction and the challenges for our field 

      Van Audenhove, Leo; van den Broeck, Wendy; Mariën, Ilse (University of Rhode Island, 2020)
      Data literacy is a hot topic, which is currently discussed in many different fields from open data initiatives, statistics, computer societies, coding initiatives, and beyond. The resulting literature is inspiring but ...
    • Data literacy on the road: Setting up a large-scale data literacy initiative in the DataBuzz projec 

      Seymoens, Tom; Van Audenhove, Leo; Van den Broeck, Wendy (University of Rhode Island, 2020)
      This paper presents the DataBuzz Project. DataBuzz is a high-tech, mobile educational lab, which is housed in a 13-meter electric bus. Its specific goal is to increase the data literacy of different segments of society ...
    • Data Management Plans in the genomics research revolution of Africa: Challenges and Recommendations 

      Fadlelmola, F.M; Zass, L; Chaouch, M; Mulder, N (Elsevier, 2021)
      Drafting and writing a data management plan (DMP) is increasingly seen as a key part of the academic research process. A DMP is a document that describes how a researcher will collect, document, describe, share, and preserve ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dating detrital zircon from the gold-bearing Ventersdorp contact reef in the Ventersdorp supergroup of South Africa 

      Frei, D; Cornell, D.H; Meintjes, P.G (Elsevier, 2021)
      The Ventersdorp Contact Reef (VCR) at the base of the >4.5 km-thick volcanosedimentary Ventersdorp Supergroup unconformably overlies the Witwatersrand Supergroup and is the second youngest mineable reef in the Witwatersrand ...
    • 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 labor, informality and vulnerability in South Africa and the United States 

      Theodore, Nik; Blaauw, Derick; Schenck, Catherina (Emerald, 2014)
      The purpose of this paper is to compare conditions in informal day-labor markets in South Africa and the USA to better understand the nature of worker vulnerabilities in this market, as well as the economic conditions ...
    • 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 ...
    • The death penalty in the Cape Provincial Division: 1986-1988 

      Julia, Sloth-Nielsen; Christina, Murray (South African Journal on Human Rights, 1989)
      This article presents the data that we collected in four tables. These are explained in the first section below. The second part of the article examines three issues that emerge from the data. First, we note the disparity ...
    • 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 ...