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  • Rantala, Markus J.; Coetzee, Vinet; Moore, Fhionna R.; Skrinda, Ilona; Kecko, Sanita; Krama, Tatjana; Kivleniece, Inese; Krams, Indrikis (The Royal Society, 2013-01)
    According to the “good genes” hypothesis, females choose males based on traits that indicate the male’s genetic quality in terms of disease resistance. The “immunocompetence handicap hypothesis (ICHH)” proposed that ...
  • Hinchcliffe, Graham; Bollard-Breen, Barbara; Cowan, Don A.; Doshi, Ashray; Gillman, Len N.; Maggs-Kolling, Gillian; De Los Rios, Asuncion; Pointing, Stephen B. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017-10-27)
    The hyper-arid central region of the Namib Desert is characterized by quartz desert pavement terrain that is devoid of vascular plant covers. In this extreme habitat the only discernible surface covers are epilithic lichens ...
  • Duran, Alvaro; Gryzenhout, Marieka; Drenth, Andre; Slippers, Bernard; Ahumada, Rodrigo; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2010-09)
    Phytophthora pinifolia is the causal agent of the recently discovered needle disease of Pinus radiata in Chile, referred to as “Daño Foliar del Pino” (DFP). The genetic structure of the pathogen population is unknown, which ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Faerber, Stella J.; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree); Lefevre, Carmen E.; Re, Daniel E.; Perrett, David Ian; Yovel, Galit (Public Library of Science, 2012-10-29)
    Little is known about mate choice preferences outside Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic societies, even though these Western populations may be particularly unrepresentative of human populations. To ...
  • Erasmus, J.C. (Johannes Christoff); Klingenberg, Anton; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree) (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-07)
    The Afrikaner population was founded mainly by European immigrants that arrived in South Africa from 1652. However, female slaves from Asia and Africa and local KhoeSan women may have contributed as much as 7% to this ...
  • Vanneste, Kevin; Baele, Guy; Maere, Steven; Van de Peer, Yves (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2014-08)
    Ancient whole-genome duplications (WGDs), also referred to as paleopolyploidizations, have been reported in most evolutionary lineages. Their attributed role remains a major topic of discussion, ranging from an evolutionary ...
  • Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Wilken, Pieter Marthinus; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2013-07)
    Ceratocystis fimbriata sensu lato represents a complex of cryptic and commonly plant pathogenic species that are morphologically similar. Species in this complex have been described using morphological characteristics, ...
  • Musyoka, Thommas M.; Kanzi, Aquillah M.; Lobb, Kevin A.; Bishop, Özlem Tastan (Taylor and Francis, 2016-01)
    Falcipain-2 (FP-2) and falcipain-3 (FP-3), haemoglobin-degrading enzymes in Plasmodium falciparum, are validated drug targets for the development of effective inhibitors against malaria. However, no commercial drug-targeting ...
  • Jansen van Rensberg, Alexandra; Bloomer, Paulette; Ryan, Peter G.; Hansson, Bengt (BioMed Central, 2012-08-15)
    BACKGROUND: The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is an important component of the vertebrate immune system and is frequently used to characterise adaptive variation in wild populations due to its co-evolution ...
  • De Scally, S.Z.; Makhalanyane, Thulani P.; Frossard, Aline; Hogg, I.D.; Cowan, Don A. (Elsevier, 2016-12)
    Climate change has the potential to induce dramatic shifts in the biodiversity and functionality of soil microorganisms in polar hyperarid ecosystems. In these depauperate soil ecosystems, microbial communities are vital ...
  • Khazir, Jabeena; Mir, Bilal Ahmad; Pilcher, Lynne A.; Riley, Darren L.; Cowan, Don A. (Natural Product, 2014-11)
    Cancer is one of the major causes of death and the number of new cases, as well as the number of individuals living with cancer, is expanding continuously. Worldwide the alarming rise in mortality rate due to cancer has ...
  • Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree); Erasmus, J.C. (Johannes Christoff) (Elsevier, 2013)
    In 1683 Maria Kickers and Jan Cornelitz got married in Cape Town. Today, 330 years later, the living patrilineal descendants of Maria’s four sons, number in excess of 76,000 people. Curiously, none of them carry the ...
  • Hakala, Kai; Van Landeghem, Sofie; Salakoski, Tapio; Van de Peer, Yves; Ginter, Filip (BioMed Central, 2015-10-30)
    BACKGROUND : Modern methods for mining biomolecular interactions from literature typically make predictions based solely on the immediate textual context, in effect a single sentence. No prior work has been published ...
  • Mewalal, Ritesh; Mizrachi, Eshchar; Coetzee, Berdine; Mansfield, Shawn D.; Myburg, Alexander Andrew (Public Library of Science, 2016-03-01)
    DUF1218 is a land plant-specific innovation and has previously been shown to be associated with cell wall biology, vasculature patterning and abiotic/biotic stress response. The Arabidopsis genome encodes 15 members, two ...
  • Vermeirssen, Vanessa; De Clercq, Inge; Van Parys, Thomas; Van Breusegem, Frank; Van de Peer, Yves (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2014-12)
    The abiotic stress response in plants is complex and tightly controlled by gene regulation. We present an abiotic stress gene regulatory network of 200,014 interactions for 11,938 target genes by integrating four complementary ...
  • Mushthofa, Mushthofa; Torres, Gustavo; Van de Peer, Yves; Marchal, Kathleen; De Cock, Martine; Valencia, Alfonso (Oxford University Press, 2014-07-15)
    MOTIVATION : Boolean network models are suitable to simulate gene regulatory networks (GRNs) in the absence of detailed kinetic information. However, reducing the biological reality implies making assumptions on how ...
  • Van der Walt, Andries Johannes; Van Goethem, Marc W.; Ramond, Jean-Baptiste; Makhalanyane, Thulani P.; Reva, Oleg N.; Cowan, Don A. (BioMed Central, 2017-07-10)
    BACKGROUND : Metagenomics allows unprecedented access to uncultured environmental microorganisms. The analysis of metagenomic sequences facilitates gene prediction and annotation, and enables the assembly of draft genomes, ...
  • Blanco, Ignacio; Kuchenbaecker, Karoline; Cuadras, Daniel; Wang, Xianshu; Barrowdale, Daniel; De Garibay, Gorka Ruiz; Librado, Pablo; Sanchez-Gracia, Alejandro; Rozas, Julio; Bonifaci, Nuria; McGuffog, Lesley; Pankratz, Vernon S.; Islam, Abul; Mateo, Francesca; Berenguer, Antoni; Petit, Anna; Catala, Isabel; Brunet, Joan; Feliubadalo, Lidia; Tornero, Eva; Benitez, Javier; Osorio, Ana; Cajal, Teresa Ramony; Nevanlinna, Heli; Aittomaki, Kristiina; Arun, Banu K.; Toland, Amanda E.; Karlan, Beth Y.; Walsh, Christine; Lester, Jenny; Greene, Mark H.; Mai, Phuong L.; Nussbaum, Robert L.; Andrulis, Irene L.; Domchek, Susan M.; Nathanson, Katherine L.; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Barkardottir, Rosa B.; Jakubowska, Anna; Lubinski, Jan; Durda, Katarzyna; Jaworska-Bieniek, Katarzyna; Claes, Kathleen; Van Maerken, T.; Diez, Orland; Hansen, Thomas V.O.; Jonson, Lars; Gerdes, Anne-Marie; Ejlertsen, Bent; De la Hoya, Miguel; Caldes, Trinidad; Dunning, Alison M.; Oliver, Clare; Fineberg, Elena; Cook, Margaret; Peock, Susan; McCann, Emma; Murray, Alex; Jacobs, Chris; Pichert, Gabriella; Lalloo, Fiona; Chu, Carol; Dorkins, Huw; Paterson, Joan; Ong, Kai-Ren; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Teixeira; Hogervorst, Frans B.L.; Van der Hout, Annemarie H.; Seynaeve, Caroline; Van der Luijt, Rob B.; Ligtenberg, Marjolijn J.L.; Devilee, Peter; Wijnen, Juul T.; Rookus, Matti A.; Meijers-Heijboer, Hanne E.J.; Blok, Marinus J.; Van den Ouweland, Ans M.W.; Aalfs, Cora M.; Rodriguez, Gustavo C.; Phillips, Kelly-Anne A.; Piedmonte, Marion; Nerenstone, Stacy R.; Bae-Jump, Victoria L.; O'Malley, David M.; Ratner, Elena S.; Schmutzler, Rita K.; Wappenschmidt, Barbara; Rhiem, Kerstin; Engel, Christoph; Meindl, Alfons; Ditsch, Nina; Arnold, Norbert; Plendl, Hansjoerg; Niederacher, Dieter; Sutter, Christian; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Steinemann, Doris; Preisler-Adams, Sabine; Kast, Karin; Varon-Mateeva, Raymonda; Gehrig, Andrea; Bojesen, Anders; Pedersen, Inge Sokilde; Sunde, Lone; Jensen, Uffe Birk; Thomassen, Mads; Kruse, Torben A.; Foretova, Lenka; Peterlongo, Paolo; Bernard, Loris; Peissel, Bernard; Scuvera, Giulietta; Manoukian, Siranoush; Radice, Paolo; Ottini, Laura; Montagna, Marco; Agata, Simona; Maugard, Christine; Simard, Jacques; Soucy, Penny; Berger, Andreas; Fink-Retter, Anneliese; Singer, Christian F.; Rappaport, Christine; Geschwantler-Kaulich, Daphne; Tea, Muy-Kheng; Pfeiler, Georg; BCFR (Breast Cancer Family Registry); John, Esther M.; Miron, Alexander; Neuhausen, Susan L.; Terry, Mary Beth; Chung, Wendy K.; Daly, Mary B.; Goldgar, David E.; Janavicius, Ramunas; Dorfling, Cecilia Maria; Jansen van Rensburg, Elizabeth; Fostira, Florentia; Konstantopoulou, Irene; Garber, Judy; Godwin, Andrew K.; Olah, Edith; Narod, Steven A.; Rennert, Gad; Paluch, Shani Shimon; Laitman, Yael; Friedman, Eitan; SWE-BRCA; Liljegren, Annelie; Rantala, Johanna; Stenmark-Askmalm, Marie; Loman, Niklas; Imyanitov, Evgeny N.; Hamann, Ute; Investigators, kConFab; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Healey, Sue; Weitzel, Jeffrey N.; Herzog, Josef; Margileth, David; Gorrini, Chiara; Esteller, Manel; Gomez, Antonio; Sayols, Sergi; Vidal, Enrique; Heyn, Holger; GEMO; Stoppa-Lyonnet, Dominique; Leone, Melanie; Barjhoux, Laure; Fassy-Colcombet, Marion; De Pauw, Antoine; Lasset, Christine; Ferrer, Sandra Fert; Castera, Laurent; Berthet, Pascaline; Cornelis, Francois; Bignon, Yves-Jean; Damiola, Francesca; Mazoyer, Sylvie; Sinilnikova, Olga M.; Maxwell, Christopher A.; Vijai, Joseph; Robson, Mark; Kauff, Noah; Corines, Marina J.; Villano, Danylko; Cunningham, Julie; Lee, Adam; Lindor, Noralane; Lázaro, Conxi; Easton, Douglas F.; Offit, Kenneth; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Couch, Fergus J.; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Pujana, Miguel Angel (Public Library of Science, 2015-04-01)
    While interplay between BRCA1 and AURKA-RHAMM-TPX2-TUBG1 regulates mammary epithelial polarization, common genetic variation in HMMR (gene product RHAMM) may be associated with risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation ...
  • Ramond, Jean-Baptiste; Welz, Pamela J.; Tuffin, Marla I.; Burton, Stephanie G.; Cowan, Don A. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
    AIMS : To assess the impact of winery wastewater (WW) on biological sand filter (BSF) bacterial community structures, and to evaluate whether BSFs can constitute alternative and valuable treatment- processes to remediate ...
  • Kiula, Barnabas Anthony; Lyimo, N.G.; Botha, Anna-Maria (Blackwell, 2008-04)
    Please refer to abstract in the article