Browsing Research Articles (University of Pretoria) by Title

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  • Pajoro, Alice; Biewers, Sandra; Dougali, Evangelia; Valentim, Felipe Leal; Mendes, Marta Adelina; Porri, Aimone; Coupland, George; Van de Peer, Yves; Van Dijk, Aalt D. J.; Colombo, Lucia; Davies, Brendan; Angenent, Gerco C. (Oxford University Press, 2014-09)
    Successful plant reproduction relies on the perfect orchestration of singular processes that culminate in the product of reproduction: the seed. The floral transition, floral organ development, and fertilization are ...
  • Maione, Luigi; Albarel, Frederique; Bouchard, Philippe; Gallant, Megan; Flanagan, Colleen A.; Bobe, Regis; Cohen-Tannoudji, Joelle; Pivonello, Rosario; Colao, Annamaria; Brue, Thierry; Millar, Robert P.; Lombes, Marc; Young, Jacques; Guiochon-Mantel, Anne; Bouligand, Jerome (Public Library of Science, 2013-07-25)
    Normosmic congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (nCHH) is a rare reproductive disease leading to lack of puberty and infertility. Loss-of-function mutations of GNRH1 gene are a very rare cause of autosomal recessive ...
  • Le Roux, K.; Stewart, D.; Perrett, K.D,; Nel, Louis Hendrik; Kessels, J.A.; Abela-Ridder, B. (World Health Organization, 2018-05)
    PROBLEM : Urbanization, large dog populations and failed control efforts have contributed to continuing endemicity of dog-mediated rabies in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. APPROACH : From 2007 to 2014 we used a ...
  • Scott, Terence Peter; Hassel, Rainer; Nel, Louis Hendrik (Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft, 2012)
    Cycles of terrestrial rabies are associated with carnivores. In non-carnivorous species, rabies typically occurs as a spill-over from the carnivore reservoir and quickly encounters a dead end in such species. One major ...
  • Malerczyk, Claudius; Nel, Louis Hendrik; Gniel, Dieter; Blumberg, Lucille H. (Landes Bioscience, 2010-05)
    Rabies is endemic on every continent except Antarctica and is also considered to be a significant health problem in Africa, including South Africa. With the upcoming FIFA Soccer World Cup to be held in 2010 in cities ...
  • Gummow, Bruce; Roefs, Y.A.A.; De Klerk, G. (South African Veterinary Association, 2010)
    Epidemiological analyses in time and space were carried out on all animal rabies cases reported in South Africa for the period 1993–2005. Validation of state veterinary records was done by comparing these with data from ...
  • Knobel, Darryn L.; Arega, Sintayehu; Reininghaus, Bjorn; Simpson, Gregory J.G.; Gessner, Bradford D.; Stryhn, Henrik; Conan, Anne (Elsevier, 2017-07)
    Evidence suggests that rabies vaccine may have non-specific protective effects in animals and children. We analyzed four years of data (2012–2015) from an observational study of the health and demographics of a population ...
  • Chisadza, Carolyn; Nicholls, Nicky; Yitbarek, Eleni (Elsevier, 2019-06)
    Student ratings of teaching (SETs) are vital for academic career trajectories of higher education lecturers. Although student bias against female lecturers is noted in previous studies, mostly in the developed world, the ...
  • Joubert, Hendrika J. (Rika) (Wolf Legal Publishers, 2014)
    In South Africa, there is constitutional protection against segregation and unfair discrimination on the basis of race. The connection between school integration and a legitimate governmental purpose to further or achieve ...
  • Pain, Deborah J.; Bowden, Christopher G.R.; Cunningham, Andrew A.; Cuthbert, Richard; Das, Devojit; Gilbert, Martin; Jakati, Ram D.; Jhala, Yadvendradev; Khan, A.A. (Aleem Ahmed); Naidoo, Vinny; Lindsay Oaks, J.; Parry-Jones, Jemima; Prakash, Vibhu; Rahmani, Asad; Baral, Hem Sagar; Senacha, Kalu Ram; Saravanan, S.; Shah, Nita; Swan, Gerry E.; Swarup, Devendra; Taggart, Mark A.; Watson, Richard T.; Virani, Munir Z.; Wolter, Kerri; Green, Rhys E. (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
    Gyps vulture populations across the Indian subcontinent collapsed in the 1990s and continue to decline. Repeated population surveys showed that the rate of decline was so rapid that elevated mortality of adult birds must ...
  • Van Niekerk, Jacomien (Jacomina); Grove, Waldo (Southern African Association of German, 2017)
    In Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s 1989 short story, Die Virusepidemie in Südafrika (The virus epidemic in South Africa), a virus affects all white people in South Africa and turns them into black people. Both racism and anti-racism ...
  • Modiri, J.S.M. (Joel) (Juta Law, 2013)
    ‘As black people we have suffered racism and ridicule for hundreds of years under a nonsensical, brutal apartheid system. Yet today, barely 17 years post-independence, we are being accused of being racist against those ...
  • Majonga, Edith D.; Norrish, Gabrielle; Rehman, Andrea M.; Kranzer, Katharina; Mujuru, Hilda A.; Nathoo, Kusum; Odland, Jon Oyvind; Kaski, Juan P.; Ferrand, Rashida A. (Springer, 2018-06)
    Echocardiography plays a critical role in the assessment of cardiac disease. Important differences in echocardiographically derived cardiac chamber dimensions have been previously highlighted in different population groups ...
  • Hook, Derek (Springer, 2018-09)
    This paper introduces and evaluates the Lacanian idea that racism can be conceptualized both as a mode of enjoyment (jouissance) and as a reaction to the perceived “theft of enjoyment.” Despite the distinct analytical ...
  • Pillay, Jerry (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-10)
    Racism and xenophobia have become a worldwide issue and challenge. The recent flood of immigrants and refugees into Europe and America has put this matter on the world map. In South Africa racism and xenophobia have, in ...
  • Paterson, A.J. (Andrew); Navsa, Nadia (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
    Certain distal humerus fractures and elbow fracture dislocations warrant early fixation with an external fixator. The distal humerus is close to the radial nerve and a hazardous area for the placement of an external ...
  • Wendler, E.; Bilani, O.; Gartner, K.; Wesch, W.; Hayes, M.; Auret, F.D. (Francois Danie); Lorenz, K.; Alves, E. (Elsevier, 2009)
    Commercial O-face (0 0 0 1) ZnO single crystals were implanted with 200 keV Ar ions. The ion fluences applied cover a wide range from 5 x 1011 to 7 x 1016 cm-2. The implantation and the subsequent damage analysis by ...
  • Kroesbergen, Hermen (Routledge, 2018-01)
    This account of religious change in Zambia discloses shifts in the ideas and practices of Christian unity since independence. It shows that state-backed appeals, at times repressive, under the slogan ‘one nation, one church’ ...
  • Puts, Gerard Jacobs; Lopez, Gerald; Ono, Taizo.; Crouse, Philippus L.; Ameduri, Bruno M. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
    Results of the radical copolymerisation of chlorotrifluoroethylene (CTFE) with isobutyl vinyl ether (iBuVE) initiated by ∙CF3 radicals generated by β-scission of perfluoro-3-ethyl-2,4-dimethyl-3-pentyl radical (PPFR) at ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2007)
    In our present-day Western society, there has been an increasing tendency towards individualism and indifference and away from altruism and empathy. This has led to a resurgence of ethical concerns in contemporary Continental ...