Friday, October 6, 2017

Science & Pharmacy Research Output: July - August 2017

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BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Ilboudo, H., Noyes, H., Mulindwa, J., Kimuda, M.P., Koffi, M., Kaboré, J.W., Ahouty, B., Ngoyi, D.M., Fataki, O., Simo, G., Ofon, E., Enyaru, J., Chisi, J., Kamoto, K., Simuunza, M., Alibu, V.P., Lejon, V., Jamonneau, V., Macleod, A., Camara, M., Bucheton, B., Hertz-Fowler, C., Sidibe, I. & Matovu, E. 2017. Introducing the TrypanoGEN biobank: A valuable resource for the elimination of human African trypanosomiasis. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11: e0005438. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005438 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Jongeneel, C.V., Achinike-Oduaran, O., Adebiyi, E., Adebiyi, M., Adeyemi, S., Akanle, B., Aron, S., Ashano, E., Bendou, H., Botha, G., Chimusa, E., Choudhury, A., Donthu, R., Drnevich, J., Falola, O., Fields, C.J., Hazelhurst, S., Hendry, L., Isewon, I., Khetani, R.S., Kumuthini, J., Kimuda, M.P., Magosi, L., Mainzer, L.S., Maslamoney, S., Mbiyavanga, M., Meintjes, A., Mugutso, D., Mpangase, P., Munthali, R., Nembaware, V., Ndhlovu, A., Odia, T., Okafor, A., Oladipo, O., Panji, S., Pillay, V., Rendon, G., Sengupta, D. & Mulder, N. 2017. Assessing computational genomics skills: Our experience in the H3ABioNet African bioinformatics network. PLOS Computational Biology, 13: e1005419. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005419 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Penkler, D., Sensoy, Ö., Atilgan, C. & Tastan Bishop, Ö. 2017. Perturbation–Response Scanning Reveals Key Residues for Allosteric Control in Hsp70. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 57: 1359–1374. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jcim.6b00775 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

BOTANY: Taylor, S.J., Ferguson, J.W.H., Engelbrecht, F.A., Clark, V.R., Van Rensburg, S. & Barker, N. 2016. The Drakensberg Escarpment as the Great Supplier of Water to South Africa. Developments in Earth Surface Processes, Mountain Ice and Water, 21: 1–46. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-63787-1.00001-9 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

BOTANY & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Kwong, R.M., Broadhurst, L.M., Keener, B.R., Coetzee, J.A., Knerr, N. & Martin, G.D. 2017. Genetic analysis of native and introduced populations of the aquatic weed Sagittaria platyphylla – Implications for biological control in Australia and South Africa. Biological Control, 112: 10–19. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2017.06.002 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Achadu, O.J. & Nyokong, T. 2017. In situ one-pot synthesis of graphitic carbon nitride quantum dots and its 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl(piperidin-1-yl)oxyl derivatives as fluorescent nanosensors for ascorbic acid. Analytica Chimica Acta. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2017.07.047 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Mbosso Teinkela, J.E., Siwe Noundou, X., Nguemfo, E.L., Meyer, F., Wintjens, R., Isaacs, M., Mpondo Mpondo, A.E., Hoppe, H.C., Krause, R.W.M. & Azebaze, A.G.B. 2017. Biological activities of plant extracts from Ficus elastica and Selaginella vogelli: An antimalarial, antitrypanosomal and cytotoxity evaluation. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2017.07.002 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: George, R.C., Sarah, D., Durmuş, M. & Tebello, N. 2017. Photolytic changes in the morphology of porphyrin-phthalocyanine nanostructures (P-PcNs) in the presence of platinum and gold salts. Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 47: 1080–1084. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24701556.2017.1284085 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Gwebu, S.S., Nomngongo, P.N., Mashazi, P.N., Nyokong, T. & Maxakato, N.W. 2017. Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Carbon Nanodots as Anode Catalysts for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells. International Journal of Electrochemical Science. 12: 6365–6378. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.20964/2017.07.09 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Liang, X., Huang, T., Li, M., Mack, J., Wildervanck, M., Nyokong, T. & Zhu, W. 2017. Highly efficient CCl bond cleavage and unprecedented CC bond cleavage of environmentally toxic DDT through molecular electrochemical catalysis. Applied Catalysis A: General, 545: 44–53. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2017.07.026 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Liang, X., Niu, Y., Zhang, Q., Mack, J., Yi, X., Hlatshwayo, Z., Nyokong, T., Li, M. & Zhu, W. 2017. Cu(III)triarylcorroles with asymmetric push-pull: Meso -substitutions: Tunable molecular electrochemically catalyzed hydrogen evolution. Dalton Transactions, 46: 6912–6920. Accessed: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7dt00716g [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Makinde, Z.O., Louzada, M., Mashazi, P., Nyokong, T. & Khene, S. 2017. Electrocatalytic behaviour of surface confined pentanethio cobalt (II) binuclear phthalocyanines towards the oxidation of 4-chlorophenol. Applied Surface Science, 425: 702–712. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.06.271 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Mwanza, D., Khene, S. & Mashazi, P. 2017. Tetra (4-propargyloxyphenoxy)phthalocyanines: Facile synthesis, fluorescence and thermal properties. Polyhedron, 134: 263–274. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2017.06.029 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Ngoy, B.P., Molupe, N., Harris, J., Fomo, G., Mack, J. & Nyokong, T. 2017. Photophysical studies of 2,6-dibrominated BODIPY dyes substituted with 4-benzyloxystyryl substituents. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 21: 431–438. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1088424617500420 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Oluwole, D.O., Ngxeke, S.M., Britton, J. & Nyokong, T. 2017. The effect of point of substitution and silver based nanoparticles on the photophysical and optical nonlinearity of indium carboxyphenoxy phthalocyanine. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 347: 146–159. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.07.032 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Wu, Y., Mack, J., Xiao, X., Li, Z., Shen, Z. & Lu, H. 2017. N-Bridged Annulated BODIPYs: Synthesis of Highly Fluorescent Blueshifted Dyes. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 12: 2216–2220. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asia.201700584 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

CHEMISTRY: Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Fan, M., Xiao, X., Mack, J., Kubheka, G., Nyokong, T. & Lu, H. 2017. Aza boron-pyridyl-isoindoline analogues: Synthesis and photophysical properties. New Journal of Chemistry, 41: 5802–5807. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nj00707h [Accessed 05 October 2017].

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Brown, D. & Bradshaw, K. 2017. Feature-Fusion Guidelines for Image-Based Multi-Modal Biometric Fusion. South African Computer Journal, 29. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.18489/sacj.v29i1.436 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & BOTANY: Sholto-Douglas, C., Shackleton, C.M., Ruwanza, S. & Dold, T. 2017. The Effects of Expansive Shrubs on Plant Species Richness and Soils in Semi-arid Communal Lands, South Africa. Land Degradation and Development. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2745 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Chakona, G. & Shackleton, C. 2017. Minimum Dietary Diversity Scores for Women Indicate Micronutrient Adequacy and Food Insecurity Status in South African Towns. Nutrients, 9: 812. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu9080812 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Mugido, W. & Shackleton, C.M. 2017. The safety net function of NTFPs in different agro-ecological zones of South Africa. Population and Environment, 39(1): 107–125. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11111-017-0285-z [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Roux, D.J., Nel, J.L., Cundill, G., O’Farrell, P. & Fabricius, C. 2017. Transdisciplinary research for systemic change: who to learn with, what to learn about and how to learn. Sustainability Science, 1–16. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-017-0446-0 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Shackleton, S.E. & Shackleton, R.T. 2017. Local knowledge regarding ecosystem services and disservices from invasive alien plants in the arid Kalahari, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2017.07.001 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Dalu, M.T.B., Dalu, T. & Wasserman, R.J. 2017. Africa: Restrict bush fires used in animal hunts. Nature, 547: 281–281. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/547281c [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOGRAPHY: Bannatyne, L.J., Rowntree, K.M., Waal, B.W. van der & Nyamela, N. 2017. Design and implementation of a citizen technician–based suspended sediment monitoring network: Lessons from the Tsitsa River catchment, South Africa. Water SA, 43(3): 365–377. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-8ea8aecfe [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Boardman, J., Foster, I.D.L., Rowntree, K.M., Favis-Mortlock, D.T., Mol, L., Suich, H. & Gaynor, D. 2017. Long-term studies of land degradation in the Sneeuberg uplands, eastern Karoo, South Africa: A synthesis. Geomorphology, 285: 106–120. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.024 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY & ALBANY MUSEUM: Antcliffe, J.B., Liu, A.G., Menon, L.R., McIlroy, D., McLoughlin, N. & Wacey, D. 2017. Understanding ancient life: How Martin Brasier changed the way we think about the fossil record. Geological Society Special Publication, 448: 19–31. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP448.16 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Brasier, A.T., McIlroy, D. & McLoughlin, N. 2017. Contributions of Professor Martin Brasier to the study of early life, stratigraphy and biogeochemistry. Geological Society Special Publication, 448: 1–17. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP448.23 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Grosch, E.G., Muñoz, M., Mathon, O. & McLoughlin, N. 2017. Earliest microbial trace fossils in Archaean pillow lavas under scrutiny: New micro-X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy, metamorphic and morphological constraints. Geological Society Special Publication, 448: 57–70. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP448.8 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Grosch, E.G. & Slama, J. 2017. Evidence for 3.3-billion-year-old oceanic crust in the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa. Geology, 45: 695–698. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G39035.1 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Johannes, G., Gauert, C.D.K., Marks, M.A.W., Costin, G. & Markl, G. 2017. Multi-stage formation of REE minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 102: 1218–1233. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2017-6004 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Moore, A.E. 2017. Quantitative modelling of the apparent decoupling of Mg# and Ni in kimberlitic olivine margins: Comment on Cordier et al. (Journal of Petrology, 56, 1775-1796, 2015). Journal of Petrology, 58: 385–390. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/petrology/egx014 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Moore, A., Flugel, T., Hutton-Squire, T., Hutton-Squire, M. & Humphrey, G. 2016. Size distribution of Baobabs on Kubu “Island”, Sowa Pan (northern Botswana): an indicator of late-stage evolution of the Makgadikgadi palaeo-lake and climate change? South African Journal of Geology, 119: 535–544. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2113/gssajg.119.3.535 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

GEOLOGY: Munteanu, M., Wilson, A.H., Costin, G., Yao, Y., Lum, J.E., Jiang, S.-Y., Jourdan, F., Chunnett, G. & Cioacă, M.-E. 2017. The Mafic–Ultramafic Dykes in the Yanbian Terrane (Sichuan Province, SW China): Record of Magma Differentiation and Emplacement in the Emeishan Large Igneous Province. Journal of Petrology, 58(3): 513–538. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/petrology/egx025 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Christie, C.J., Elliot, A., Pote, L., Steenekamp, T., Billaut, F. & Noakes, T.D. 2017. Effect of expertise on pacing strategies and sprint performance in batsmen. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.07.021 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS: Olagbegi, O.M., Adegoke, B.O., Christie, C.J.-A., Bolarinde, O.S. & Jegede, J.A. 2017. Effects of an Eight-Week Step Ladder Exercise Protocol on Lower Limb Muscular Strength of Apparently Healthy Young Adults. Human Movement. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/humo-2017-0026 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Adesola, A. A., Jones, C. l. W. & Shipton, T. A. 2017. Dietary lysine requirement of juvenile dusky kob, Argyrosomus japonicus. Aquaculture Nutrition. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anu.12576 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Butler, E.C., Childs, A.-R., Parkinson, M.C. & Potts, W.M. 2017. An assessment of the health and survival of fishes caught-and-released in high-energy surf zones during a South African competitive angling event. Fisheries Research, 195: 152–168. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.07.002 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Sirot, C., Ferraton, F., Panfili, J., Childs, A.-R., Guilhaumon, F., Darnaude, A.M. 2017. elementr: An R package for reducing elemental data from LA-ICPMS analysis of biological calcified structures. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2017. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12822 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Dames, M.H., Cowley, P.D., Childs, A.-R., Bennett, R.H., Thorstad, E.B. & Næsje, T.F. 2017. Estuarine and coastal connectivity of an estuarine-dependent fishery species, Pomadasys commersonnii (Haemulidae). African Journal of Marine Science, 39: 111–120. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1305991 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: Sekhohola, L.M. & Cowan, A.K. 2017. Biological conversion of low-grade coal discard to a humic substance-enriched soil-like material. International Journal of Coal Science & Technology, 4: 183–190. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40789-017-0167-0 [Accessed 05 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Mensah, P.K., Mgaba, N., Griffin, N., Odume, O.N. & Palmer, C.G. 2017. Development of a procedure for determining the mixing ratios in ecotoxicological experiments and its application in binary salt mixture experiments. Ecotoxicology, 1–7. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-017-1829-9 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Slaughter, A.R. 2017. Simulating Microbial Water Quality in Data-Scarce Catchments: an Update of the WQSAM Model to Simulate the Fate of Escherichia coli. Water Resources Management, 31(13): 1–14. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-017-1743-1 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Slaughter, A.R., Hughes, D.A., Retief, D.C.H., Mantel, S.K., 2017. A management-oriented water quality model for data scarce catchments. Environmental Modelling & Software, 97: 93–111. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.07.015 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Slaughter, A.R., Mantel, S.K., 2017. Land cover models to predict non-point nutrient inputs for selected biomes in South Africa. Water SA, 43: 499–508. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-8eb4f3919 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Slinger, J.H., Taljaard, S. & Largier, J.L. 2017. Modes of water renewal and flushing in a small intermittently closed estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 196: 346–359. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.07.002 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Vellemu, E.C., Mensah, P.K., Griffin, N.J. & Odume, O.N. 2017. Sensitivity of the mayfly Adenophlebia auriculata (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae) to MgSO4 and Na2SO4. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, Infrastructural Planning for Water Security in Eastern and Southern Africa, 100: 81–85. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2017.06.009 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

MATHEMATICS (PURE AND APPLIED): Delva, P., Hees, A. & Wolf, P., 2017. Clocks in Space for Tests of Fundamental Physics. Space Science Reviews, 1–37. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11214-017-0361-9 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

MATHEMATICS (PURE AND APPLIED): Le Poncin-Lafitte, C., Hees, A. & Lambert, S. 2016. Lorentz symmetry and very long baseline interferometry. Physical Review D, 94: 125030. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.94.125030 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

MATHEMATICS (PURE AND APPLIED): Makamba, B.B. & Murali, V. 2017. On preferential Sylow fuzzy subgroups. Quaestiones Mathematicae, 0: 1–6. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16073606.2017.1337052 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHARMACY & LIBRARY: Sharma, S., Govender, K., Nagaraju, K., Chhetri, P., Menze, T. & Srinivas, C.S. 2017. Antimicrobial Resistance: Identifying the Major Conflicts of Interest and Way Forward. Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 10: 69–77. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.5530/ijopp.10.2.16 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHARMACY: Mukozhiwa, S.Y., Khamanga, S.M.M. & Walker, R.B. 2017. The use of experimental design for the development of a capillary zone electrophoresis method for the quantitation of captopril. Pharmazie, 72: 518–524. Available: https://0-www.scopus.com.wam.seals.ac.za/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85029472330&doi=10.1691%2fph.2017.7071&partnerID=40&md5=607f5317ce7bbc481189695a414659bf [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Aniyan, A.K. & Thorat, K. 2017. Classifying Radio Galaxies with the Convolutional Neural Network. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 230(2): 20. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/aa7333 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Delubac, T., Raichoor, A., Comparat, J., Jouvel, S., Kneib, J.-P., Yeche, C., Zou, H., Brownstein, J.R., Abdalla, F.B., Dawson, K., Jullo, E., Myers, A.D., Newman, J.A., Percival, W.J., Prada, F., Ross, A.J., Schneider, D.P., Zhou, X., Zhou, Z. & Zhu, G. 2017. The SDSS-IV eBOSS: emission line galaxy catalogues at z approximate to 0.8 and study of systematic errors in the angular clustering. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465(2): 1831–1846. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2741 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Geyer, M., Karastergiou, A., Kondratiev, V.I., Zagkouris, K., Kramer, M., Stappers, B.W., Grießmeier, J.-M., Hessels, J.W.T., Michilli, D., Pilia, M. & Sobey, C. 2017. Scattering analysis of LOFAR pulsar observations. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 470: 2659–2679. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1151 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Govoni, F., Murgia, M., Vacca, V., Loi, F., Girardi, M., Gastaldello, F., Giovannini, G., Feretti, L., Paladino, R., Carretti, E., Concu, R., Melis, A., Poppi, S., Valente, G., Bernardi, G., Bonafede, A., Boschin, W., Brienza, M., Clarke, T.E., Colafrancesco, S., Gasperin, F. de, Eckert, D., Enßlin, T.A., Ferrari, C., Gregorini, L., Johnston-Hollitt, M., Junklewitz, H., Orrù, E., Parma, P., Perley, R., Rossetti, M., Taylor, G.B. & Vazza, F. 2017. Sardinia Radio Telescope observations of Abell 194 - The intra-cluster magnetic field power spectrum. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 603: A122. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201630349 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2017. Temperature dependence of optically stimulated luminescence of α-Al2O3:C,Mg. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 410: 16–20. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2017.07.033 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Leisman, L., Haynes, M.P., Janowiecki, S., Hallenbeck, G., Józsa, G., Riccardo Giovanelli, Adams, E.A.K., Neira, D.B., Cannon, J.M., Janesh, W.F., Rhode, K.L. & Salzer, J.J. 2017. (Almost) Dark Galaxies in the ALFALFA Survey: Isolated H i -bearing Ultra-diffuse Galaxies. The Astrophysical Journal, 842(2): 133. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aa7575 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Melchior, P., Gruen, D., McClintock, T., Varga, T.N., Sheldon, E., Rozo, E., Amara, A., Becker, M.R., Benson, B.A., Bermeo, A., Bridle, S.L., Clampitt, J., Dietrich, J.P., Hartley, W.G., Hollowood, D., Jain, B., Jarvis, M., Jeltema, T., Kacprzak, T., MacCrann, N., Rykoff, E.S., Saro, A., Suchyta, E., Troxel, M.A., Zuntz, J., Bonnett, C., Plazas, A.A., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Annis, J., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bernstein, G.M., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Costa, D., N, L., Desai, S., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., García-Bellido, J., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kirk, D., Krause, E., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lima, M., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Martini, P., Menanteau, F., Miller, C.J., Miquel, R., Mohr, J.J., Nichol, R.C., Ogando, R., Romer, A.K., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Walker, A.R., Weller, J. & Zhang, Y. 2017. Weak-lensing mass calibration of redMaPPer galaxy clusters in Dark Energy Survey Science Verification data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469(4): 4899–4920. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1053 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Noto, L.L., Poelman, D., Orante-Barrón, V.R., Swart, H.C., Mathevula, L.E., Nyenge, R., Chithambo, M., Mothudi, B.M. & Dhlamini, M.S. 2017. Photoluminescence and thermoluminescence properties of BaGa2O4. Physica B: Condensed Matter. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2017.07.059 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Nyirenda, A.N. & Chithambo, M.L. 2017. Factors influencing the shape of CW-OSL signal obtained by stimulation of very deep traps in carbon-doped aluminium oxide: An experimental study. Journal of Luminescence, 192: 436–442. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.07.016 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Rivi, M., Miller, L., Makhathini, S. & Abdalla, F.B. 2016. Radio weak lensing shear measurement in the visibility domain – I. Methodology. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 463(2): 1881–1890. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2041 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Sarma, M.P., Kalita, J.M. & Wary, G. 2017. X-Ray Radiation Sensing Properties of ZnS Thin Film: A Study on the Effect of Annealing. Chinese Physics Letters, 34: 077802. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0256-307X/34/7/077802 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Bennett, R.H., Reid, K., Gouws, G., Bloomer, P. & Cowley, P.D. 2017. Genetic stock structure of white steenbras Lithognathus lithognathus (Cuvier, 1829), an overexploited fishery species in South African waters. African Journal of Marine Science, 39: 27–41. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1303398 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Murray, T., Cowley, P., Childs, A.-R. & Bennett, R. 2017. Philopatry and dispersal of juvenile leervis Lichia amia (Teleostei: Carangidae) tagged in a warm-temperate South African estuary. African Journal of Marine Science, 39: 59–68. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1303401 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Caputo, M., Froneman, P.W., Preez, D. du, Thompson, G. & Plön, S. 2017. Long-term trends in cetacean occurrence during the annual sardine run off the Wild Coast, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science, 39: 83–94. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1304451 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Connan, M., Bonnevie, B.T., Hagen, C., Lingen, C.D. van der & McQuaid, C. 2017. Diet specialization in a colonial seabird studied using three complementary dietary techniques: effects of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Marine Biology, 164: 171. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3201-2 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Danckwerts, D.K., Lebarbenchon, C., Corre, M.L. & Humeau, L. 2017. Isolation and characterisation of 16 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus; Sternidae), a super-abundant pan-tropical seabird, including a test of cross-species amplification using two noddies (Anous spp.). Marine Biodiversity, 1–5. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12526-017-0773-5 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Grzywacz, D. & Moore, S. 2016. Production, Formulation, and Bioassay of Baculoviruses for Pest Control, in: Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: From Theory to Practice. pp. 109–124. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-803527-6.00007-X.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Nhiwatiwa, T., Dalu, T. & Brendonck, L. 2017. Streptocephalus sangoensis n. sp. (Anostraca, Streptocephalidae), a new large branchiopod species for southern Africa. Crustaceana, 90(6): 673–683. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685403-00003699.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Dalu, T., Wasserman, R.J., Froneman, P.W. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2017. Trophic isotopic carbon variation increases with pond’s hydroperiod: Evidence from an Austral ephemeral ecosystem. Scientific Reports, 7. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08026-6 [Accessed 06 October 2017].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Dalu, T., Wasserman, R.J., Tonkin, J.D., Mwedzi, T., Magoro, M.L. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2017. Water or sediment? Partitioning the role of water column and sediment chemistry as drivers of macroinvertebrate communities in an austral South African stream. Science of the Total Environment, 607: 317–325. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.267 [Accessed 06 October 2017].