Thursday, May 3, 2018

Science & Pharmacy Research Output: February - March 2018


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ANTHROPOLOGY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Lagabrielle, E., Allibert, A., Kiszka, J.J., Loiseau, N., Kilfoil, J.P. & Lemahieu, A. 2018. Environmental and anthropogenic factors affecting the increasing occurrence of shark-human interactions around a fast-developing Indian Ocean island. Scientific Reports, 8. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21553-0 [Accessed 26 April 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Bishop, O.T. 2018. Chapter 4.3 - Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection in Developing Countries, in: Kamal, S.M. (Ed.), Hepatitis C in Developing Countries. Academic Press, pp. 135–155. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-803233-6.00012-6 [Accessed 26 April 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Brown, D.K. & Bishop, Ö.T. 2018. HUMA: A platform for the analysis of genetic variation in humans. Human Mutation, 39: 40–51. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/humu.23334 [Accessed 05 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Ksouri, A., Ghedira, K., Ben Abderrazek, R., Shankar, B.A.G., Benkahla, A., Bishop, O.T. & Bouhaouala-Zahar, B. 2018. Homology modeling and docking of AahII-Nanobody complexes reveal the epitope binding site on AahII scorpion toxin. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 496:  1025–1032. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.01.036 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Penkler, D.L., Atilgan, C. & Tastan Bishop, Ö. 2018. Allosteric Modulation of Human Hsp90α Conformational Dynamics. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 58(2): 383–404. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00630 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Ross, C.J., Atilgan, A.R., Tastan Bishop, Ö. & Atilgan, C. 2018. Unraveling the Motions behind Enterovirus 71 Uncoating. Biophysical Journal, 114(4): 822–838. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2017.12.021 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Upfold, N., Ross, C., Bishop, Ö.T., Luke, G.A. & Knox, C. 2018. The generation and characterisation of neutralising antibodies against the Theiler’s murine encephalomyelitis virus (TMEV) GDVII capsid reveals the potential binding site of the host cell co-receptor, heparan sulfate. Virus Research, 244: 153–163. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2017.11.017 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

BOTANY: Nokelainen, O., van Bergen, E., Ripley, B.S. & Brakefield, P.M. 2018. Adaptation of a tropical butterfly to a temperate climate. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 123(2): 279–289. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blx145 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Abdurrahmanoğlu, Ş., Canlıca, M., Mack, J. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Pyridone substituted phthalocyanines: Photophysico-chemical properties and TD-DFT calculations. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 22: 25–31. Available: https://doi.org/10.1142/S1088424617500730 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Ayeni, A.O., Watkins, G.M. & Hosten, E.C. 2018. Polymorphism of a new Mannich base - [-4-methyl-2-((4-(4-nitrophenyl)piperazin-1-yl)methyl)phenol]. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1160: 38–45. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2018.01.068 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Fomo, G., Nwaji, N. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Low symmetric metallophthalocyanine modified electrode via click chemistry for simultaneous detection of heavy metals. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 813: 58–66. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2018.02.016 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Khan, S., Khan, F.I., Mohammad, T., Khan, P., Hasan, G.M., Lobb, K.A., Islam, A., Ahmad, F. & Imtaiyaz Hassan, M. 2018. Exploring molecular insights into the interaction mechanism of cholesterol derivatives with the Mce4A: A combined spectroscopic and molecular dynamic simulation studies. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 111: 548–560. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.160 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Liang, X., Qin, M., Zhou, L., Liu, T., Li, M., Mack, J., Ndebele, N., Nyokong, T. & Zhu, W. 2018. Porphyrin dimers with a bridging chiral amide-bonded benzo-moiety: Influence of positional isomerism on the molecular chirality. Dyes and Pigments, 154: 229–233. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.02.043 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Oluwole, D.O. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Optical nonlinearity of pentadecylphenoxyl substituted sandwich–type metallophthalocyanines in the presence of Ag–CdSeTe/ZnTeSe nanocrystals: Effects of conjugation and central metals. Dyes and Pigments, 151: 254–262. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.01.009 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Sindelo, A., Osifeko, O.L. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Synthesis, photophysicochemical and photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy studies of indium pyridyl phthalocyanines: Charge versus bridging atom. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 476: 68–76. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2018.02.020 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Smith, D.G. & Wells, G. 2017. Interprocess Communication with Java in a Microsoft Windows Environment. South African Computer Journal, 29. Available: https://doi.org/10.18489/sacj.v29i3.500 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Bezerra, J.C., Sindt, J. & Giessen, L. 2018. The rational design of regional forest regimes: comparing Amazonian, Central African and Pan-European Forest Cooperation. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 1–21. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-018-9395-z [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Bulunga, A.A.L. & Thondhlana, G. 2018. Action for increasing energy-saving behaviour in student residences at Rhodes University, South Africa. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 19(4): 773-789. Available: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-07-2017-0107 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Dalu, M.T.B. & Shackleton, C.M. 2018. The potential use of natural resources in urban informal settlements as substitutes for financial capital during flooding emergencies. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 104: 18-27. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2018.03.002 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Guild, J. & Shackleton, C.M. 2018. Informal urban fuelwood markets in South Africa in the context of socio-economic change. Energy Policy, 117: 136–141. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.03.023 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Hebinck, P., Mtati, N. & Shackleton, C. 2018. More than just fields: Reframing deagrarianisation in landscapes and livelihoods. Journal of Rural Studies. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.01.004 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Martins, A.R.O. & Shackleton, C.M. 2018. The production and commercialization of palm wine from Hyphaene coriacea and Phoenix reclinata in Zitundo area, southern Mozambique. South African Journal of Botany, 116: 6–15. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.389 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Wright, O.T., Cundill, G. & Biggs, D. 2018. Stakeholder perceptions of legal trade in rhinoceros horn and implications for private reserve management in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Oryx, 52(1): 175–185. Available: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605316000764 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Bouveroux, T., Melly, B., McGregor, G. & Plön, S. n.d. Another dolphin in peril? Photo-identification, occurrence, and distribution of the endangered Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) in Algoa Bay. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2877 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

GEOLOGY: Jay, A.E., Marsh, J.S., Fluteau, F. & Courtillot, V. 2018. Emplacement of inflated Pāhoehoe flows in the Naude’s Nek Pass, Lesotho remnant, Karoo continental flood basalt province: use of flow-lobe tumuli in understanding flood basalt emplacement. Bulletin of Volcanology, 80: 17. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00445-017-1189-6 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

GEOLOGY: Lantink, M.L., Oonk, P.B.H., Floor, G.H., Tsikos, H. & Mason, P.R.D. 2018. Fe isotopes of a 2.4 Ga hematite-rich IF constrain marine redox conditions around the GOE. Precambrian Research, 305: 218–235. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2017.12.025 [Accessed 03 May 2018]

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Taylor, R.P., Jones, C.L.W., Laing, M. & Dames, J. 2018. The potential use of treated brewery effluent as a water and nutrient source in irrigated crop production. Water Resources and Industry, 19: 47–60. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wri.2018.02.001 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Gwilliam, M.P., Winkler, A.C., Potts, W.M., Santos, C.V., Sauer, W.H.H., Shaw, P.W. & McKeown, N.J. 2018. Integrated genetic and morphological data support eco-evolutionary divergence of Angolan and South African populations of Diplodus hottentotus. Journal of Fish Biology, 92: 1163–1176. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13582 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Ryan, L.A., Chapuis, L., Hemmi, J.M., Collin, S.P., McCauley, R.D., Yopak, K.E., Gennari, E., Huveneers, C., Kempster, R.M., Kerr, C.C., Schmidt, C., Egeberg, C.A. & Hart, N.S. 2018. Effects of auditory and visual stimuli on shark feeding behaviour: the disco effect. Marine Biology, 165: 11. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3256-0 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Ndaleni, P.M., Wasserman, R.J., Ellender, B.R. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2018. Diet of bluegill Lepomis macrochirus in a South African reservoir during winter and summer. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 43(1): 85–88. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2018.1436514 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Teta, C., Holbech, B.F., Norrgren, L. & Naik, Y.S. 2018. Occurrence of oestrogenic pollutants and widespread feminisation of male tilapia in peri-urban dams in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 43(1): 17–26. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2017.1423269 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Oosthuizen, N., Hughes, D., Kapangaziwiri, E., Mwenge Kahinda, J. & Mvandaba, V. 2018. Quantification of water resources uncertainties in the Luvuvhu sub-basin of the Limpopo river basin. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2018.02.008 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHARMACY:  Nallagundla, S., Patnala, S. & Kanfer, I. 2018. Application of an Optimized Tape Stripping Method for the Bioequivalence Assessment of Topical Acyclovir Creams. AAPS PharmSciTech. Available: https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-018-0971-x [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHARMACY: Olawode, E.O., Tandlich, R. & Cambray, G. 2018. 1H-NMR profiling and chemometric analysis of selected honeys from South Africa, Zambia, and Slovakia. Molecules, 23(3). Available: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23030578 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Brustein, R. & Medved, A.J.M. 2018. Quantum hair of black holes out of equilibrium. Physical Review D, 97: 044035. Available: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.97.044035 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Brustein, R., Medved, A.J.M. & Zigdon, Y. 2018. The state of Hawking radiation is non-classical. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2018: 136. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP01(2018)136 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Foster, G., Karastergiou, A., Golpayegani, G., Surnis, M., Lorimer, D.R., Chennamangalam, J., McLaughlin, M., Armour, W., Cobb, J., MacMahon, D.H.E., Pei, X., Rajwade, K., Siemion, A.P.V., Werthimer, D. & Williams, C.J. 2018. ALFABURST: a commensal search for fast radio bursts with Arecibo. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(3): 3847–3856. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3038 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Fotiadou, K., Tsagkatakis, G., Moraes, B., Abdalla, F.B. & Tsakalides, P. 2017. Denoising galaxy spectra with coupled dictionary learning, in: 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). Presented at the 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 498–502. Available: https://doi.org/10.23919/EUSIPCO.2017.8081257.

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Garcia-Fernandez, M., Sanchez, E., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Suchyta, E., Huff, E.M., Gaztanaga, E., Aleksić, J., Ponce, R., Castander, F.J., Hoyle, B., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bernstein, G.M., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Burke, D.L., Buckley-Geer, E., Carnero Rosell, A., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Crocce, M., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Costa, D., N, L., DePoy, D.L., Desai, S., Diehl, H.T., Eifler, T.F., Evrard, A.E., Fernandez, E., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gerdes, D.W., Giannantonio, T., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., James, D.J., Jarvis, M., Kirk, D., Krause, E., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lima, M., MacCrann, N., Maia, M. a. G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Melchior, P., Miquel, R., Mohr, J.J., Plazas, A.A., Romer, A.K., Roodman, A., Rykoff, E.S., Scarpine, V., Schubnell, M., Smith, R.C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Walker, A.R., Wester, W. 2018. Weak lensing magnification in the Dark Energy Survey Science Verification data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(1): 1071–1085. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty282 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Giday Nigussie M. & Katamzi‐Joseph Zama T. 2018. Performance of MIDAS Over East African Longitude Sector: Case Study During 4–14 March 2012 Quiet to Disturbed Geomagnetic Conditions. Space Weather, 16: 126–137. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017SW001732 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. Thermoluminescence of α-Al2O3:C,Mg annealed at 1200 °C. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 422: 78–84. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.03.003 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Mahatma, V.H., Hardcastle, M.J., Williams, W.L., Brienza, M., Brüggen, M., Croston, J.H., Gurkan, G., Harwood, J.J., Kunert-Bajraszewska, M., Morganti, R., Röttgering, H.J.A., Shimwell, T.W. & Tasse, C. 2018. Remnant radio-loud AGN in the Herschel-ATLAS field. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 475(4): 4557–4578. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty025 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: McKinley, B., Tingay, S.J., Carretti, E., Ellis, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Morganti, R., Line, J., McDonald, M., Veilleux, S., Wahl Olsen, R., Sidonio, M., Ekers, R., Offringa, A.R., Procopio, P., Pindor, B., Wayth, R.B., Hurley-Walker, N., Bernardi, G., Gaensler, B.M., Haverkorn, M., Kesteven, M., Poppi, S. & Staveley-Smith, L. 2018. The jet/wind outflow in Centaurus A: a local laboratory for AGN feedback. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(3): 4056–4072. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2890 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Pandey, A. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. Thermoluminescence of the persistent-luminescence phosphor, BaAl2O4; A stuffed tridymite. Radiation Measurements. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2018.01.004 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Rumbaugh, N., Shen, Y., Morganson, E., Liu, X., Banerji, M., McMahon, R.G., Abdalla, F.B., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Capozzi, D., Carnero, R., Carrasco, K., Carretero, J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Da, C., Depoy, D.L., Desai, S., Doel, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Kuehn, K., Kuhlmann, S., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., Maia, M.A.G., Marshall, J.L., Martini, P., Menanteau, F., Plazas, A.A., Reil, K., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Walker, A.R. & Wester, W. 2018. Extreme Variability Quasars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Dark Energy Survey. Astrophysical Journal, 854. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aaa9b6 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Samuroff, S., Bridle, S.L., Zuntz, J., Troxel, M.A., Gruen, D., Rollins, R.P., Bernstein, G.M., Eifler, T.F., Huff, E.M., Kacprzak, T., Krause, E., MacCrann, N., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Annis, J., Bechtol, K., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Carnero, R., Carrasco, K., Carretero, J., Crocce, M., D’Andrea, C.B., da, C., Davis, C., Desai, S., Doel, P., Fausti, N., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., García-Bellido, J., Gerdes, D.W., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Jarvis, M., Jeltema, T., Kirk, D., Kuehn, K., Kuhlmann, S., Li, T.S., Lima, M., Maia, M.A.G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Martini, P., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Nord, B., Ogando, R.L.C., Plazas, A.A., Roodman, A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Tarle, G., Thomas, D. & Tucker, D.L. 2018. Dark Energy Survey Year 1 results: The impact of galaxy neighbours on weak lensing cosmology with IM3SHAPE. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 475: 4524–4543. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3282 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Thomas, S. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. General features and kinetic analysis of thermoluminescence from annealed natural quartz. Journal of Luminescence, 197: 406–411. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.02.003 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Tagliarolo, M., Porri, F. & Scharler, U.M. 2018. Temperature-induced variability in metabolic activity of ecologically important estuarine macrobenthos. Marine Biology, 165: 23. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3276-9 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Claassens L. & Hodgson A. N. 2018. Gaining insights into in situ behaviour of an endangered seahorse using action cameras. Journal of Zoology, 304: 98–108. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12509 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Zhu, W., Wang, C., Hill, J., He, Y., Tao, B., Mao, Z. & Wu, W. 2018. A missing link in the estuarine nitrogen cycle?: Coupled nitrification-denitrification mediated by suspended particulate matter. Scientific Reports, 8: 2282. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20688-4 [Accessed 03 May 2018].

Friday, February 16, 2018

Science & Pharmacy Research Output: December 2017 to January 2018

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ALBANY MUSEUM: Gess, R.W. & Prestianni, C. 2018. Kowieria alveoformis gen. nov. sp. nov., a new heterosporous lycophyte from the Latest Devonian of Southern Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 249: 1–8. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2017.10.002 [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Daniyan, M.O. & Blatch, G.L. 2017. Plasmodial Hsp40s: New avenues for antimalarial drug discovery. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 23: 4555–4570. Available: https://doi.org/10.2174/1381612823666170124142439 [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Edkins, A.L., Price, J.T., Pockley, A.G. & Blatch, G.L. 2018. Heat shock proteins as modulators and therapeutic targets of chronic disease: an integrated perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373: 20160521. Available: https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0521 [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Himmel, M.E., Abbas, C.A., Baker, J.O., Bayer, E.A., Bomble, Y.J., Brunecky, R., Chen, X., Felby, C., Jeoh, T., Kumar, R., McCleary, B.V., Pletschke, B.I., Tucker, M.P., Wyman, C.E. & Decker, S.R. 2017. Undefined cellulase formulations hinder scientific reproducibility. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 10: 283. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-017-0974-y [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & GEOGRAPHY: Matcher, G.F., Froneman, P.W., Meiklejohn, I. & Dorrington, R.A. 2018. Distinct responses of bacterial communities to agricultural and urban impacts in temperate southern African estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 20: 224–233. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.11.015 [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE: Nambati, E.A., Kiarie, W.C., Kimani, F., Kimotho, J.H., Otinga, M.S., Too, E., Kaniaru, S., Limson, J. & Bulimo, W. 2018. Unclear association between levels of Plasmodium falciparum lactate dehydrogenase (PfLDH) in saliva of malaria patients and blood parasitaemia: diagnostic implications? Malaria Journal, 17: 9. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-2151-y [Accessed 13 February 2018].

BOTANY & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Coetzee, J.A., Hill, M.P., Ruiz-Téllez, T., Starfinger, U. & Brunel, S. 2017. Monographs on invasive plants in Europe N° 2: Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms. Botany Letters, 164(4): 303–326. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1080/23818107.2017.1381041 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Ayeni, A.O. & Watkins, G.M. 2018. Kinetic studies of the impact of thiocyanate moiety on the catalytic properties of Cu(II) and Fe(III) complexes of a new Mannich base. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1158: 19–25. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2017.12.011 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Idowu, M.A., Xego, S., Arslanoglu, Y., Mark, J., Antunes, E. & Nyokong, T. 2018. Photophysicochemical behaviour and antimicrobial properties of monocarboxy Mg (II) and Al (III) phthalocyanine-magnetite conjugates. Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 193: 407–414. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2017.12.052 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Milanowski, D.J., Oku, N., Cartner, L.K., Bokesch, H.R., Williamson, R.T., Saurí, J., Liu, Y., Blinov, K.A., Ding, Y., Li, X.-C., Ferreira, D., Walker, L.A., Khan, S., Davies-Coleman, M.T., Kelley, J.A., McMahon, J.B., Martin, G.E. & Gustafson, K.R. 2018. Unequivocal determination of caulamidines A and B: Application and validation of new tools in the structure elucidation tool box. Chemical Science, 9: 307–314. Available: https://doi.org/10.1039/c7sc01996c [Accessed 14 February 2018].

CHEMISTRY: Syed, S.B., Khan, F.I., Khan, S.H., Srivastava, S., Hasan, G.M., Lobb, K.A., Islam, A., Ahmad, F. & Hassan, M.I. 2018. Mechanistic insights into the urea-induced denaturation of kinase domain of human integrin linked kinase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 111: 208–218. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.164 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Chakona, G. & Shackleton, C.M. 2017. Local setting influences the quantity of household food waste in mid-sized South African towns. PLOS ONE, 12: e0189407. Available: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189407 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Chakona, G. & Shackleton, C.M. 2017. Voices of the hungry: a qualitative measure of household food access and food insecurity in South Africa. Agriculture & Food Security, 6: 66. Available: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-017-0149-x [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Dalu, M.T.B., Shackleton, C.M. & Dalu, T. 2017. Influence of land cover, proximity to streams and household topographical location on flooding impact in informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.12.009 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Mugido, W. & Shackleton, C.M. 2018. Price Determination of Non-timber Forest Products in Different Areas of South Africa. Ecological Economics, 146: 597–606. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.12.010 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Shackleton, C.M., Hurley, P.T., Dahlberg, A.C., Emery, M.R. & Nagendra, H. 2017. Urban Foraging: A Ubiquitous Human Practice Overlooked by Urban Planners, Policy, and Research. Sustainability, 9: 1884. Available:  https://doi.org/10.3390/su9101884 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Dalu, M.T.B., Wasserman, R.J. & Dalu, T. 2017. A call to halt destructive, illegal mining in Zimbabwe. South African Journal of Science, 113(11/12): 2–2. Available: https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2017/a0242 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Biddulph, M., Collins, A. L., Foster, I. D. L., Holmes, N., 2017. The scale problem in tackling diffuse water pollution from agriculture: Insights from the Avon Demonstration Test Catchment programme in England. River Research and Applications, 33(10): 1527–1538. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3222 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Favis-Mortlock, D., Boardman, J., Foster, I. & Greenwood, P. 2017. “Local gradient” and between-site variability of erosion rate on badlands in the Karoo, South Africa. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4293 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Harper, S.E., Foster, I.D.L., Lawler, D.M., Mathers, K.L., McKenzie, M. & Petts, G.E. 2017. The complexities of measuring fine sediment accumulation within gravel-bed rivers. River Research and Applications, 33: 1575–1584. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3198 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Pulley, S., Collins, A.L. & Van der Waal, B. 2018. Variability in the mineral magnetic properties of soils and sediments within a single field in the Cape Fold mountains, South Africa: Implications for sediment source tracing. CATENA, 163: 172–183. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2017.12.019 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOGRAPHY: Pulley, S., Van Der Waal, B., Collins, A. l., Foster, I. d. L. & Rowntree, K. 2017. Are source groups always appropriate when sediment fingerprinting? The direct comparison of source and sediment samples as a methodological step. River Research and Applications, 33(10): 1553–1563. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3192 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

GEOLOGY: Kampouroglou, E.E., Tsikos, H. & Economou-Eliopoulos, M. 2017. Carbonate stable isotope constraints on sources of arsenic contamination in Neogene tufas and travertines of Attica, Greece. Open Geosciences 9: 577–592. Available: https://doi.org/10.1515/geo-2017-0043 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH: Griffin, N.J. 2017. The rise and fall of dissolved phosphate in South African rivers. South African Journal of Science, 113(11/12): 7–7. Available: https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2017/20170020 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHARMACY & BIOMEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH UNIT: Veale, C.G.L., Chen, W., Chaudhary, S., Kituyi, S.N., Isaacs, M., Hoppe, H., Edkins, A.L., Combrinck, S., Mehari, B. & Viljoen, A. 2018. NMR structural elucidation of channaine, an unusual alkaloid from Sceletium tortuosum. Phytochemistry Letters, 23: 189–193. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytol.2017.11.018 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHARMACY: Nondlazi, S., Ngqwala, N.P., Zuma, B. & Tandlich, R. 2017. Investigating the viability and performance of the pilot scale fly ash/lime filter tower for onsite greywater treatment. Desalination and Water Treatment, 91: 349–364. Available:  http://uest.ntua.gr/swws/proceedings/pdf/SWWS2016_NondlaziPaper.pdf [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHARMACY: Pudumo, J., Chaudhary, S.K., Chen, W., Viljoen, A., Vermaak, I. & Veale, C.G.L. 2018. HPTLC fingerprinting of Croton gratissimus leaf extract with Preparative HPLC-MS-isolated marker compounds. South African Journal of Botany, 114: 32–36. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.10.004 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Habarulema, J.B., Yizengaw, E., Katamzi-Joseph, Z.T., Moldwin, M.B., Buchert, S., n.d. Storm Time Global Observations of Large-Scale TIDs From Ground-Based and In Situ Satellite Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 2017JA024510. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JA024510 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2018. The effect of annealing and beta irradiation on thermoluminescence spectra of α-Al2O3:C,Mg. Journal of Luminescence, 196: 195–200. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.12.036 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Kalita, J.M. & Chithambo, M.L. 2017. A comparative study of the dosimetric features of α-Al2O3: C,Mg and α-Al2O3: C. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 177(3): 261–271. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncx039 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS: Scolnic, D., Kessler, R., Brout, D., Cowperthwaite, P.S., Soares-Santos, M., Annis, J., Herner, K., Chen, H.-Y., Sako, M., Doctor, Z., Butler, R.E., Palmese, A., Diehl, H.T., Frieman, J., Holz, D.E., Berger, E., Chornock, R., Villar, V.A., Nicholl, M., Biswas, R., Hounsell, R., Foley, R.J., Metzger, J., Rest, A., García-Bellido, J., Möller, A., Nugent, P., Abbott, T.M.C., Abdalla, F.B., Allam, S., Bechtol, K., Benoit-Lévy, A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Buckley-Geer, E., Rosell, A.C., Kind, M.C., Carretero, J., Castander, F.J., Cunha, C.E., D’Andrea, C.B., Costa, L.N.D., Davis, C., Doel, P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T.F., Flaugher, B., Fosalba, P., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D.W., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R.A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W.G., Honscheid, K., James, D.J., Johnson, M.W.G., Johnson, M.D., Krause, E., Kuehn, K., Kuhlmann, S., Lahav, O., Li, T.S., Lima, M., Maia, M.A.G., March, M., Marshall, J.L., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Neilsen, E., Plazas, A.A., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schubnell, M., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Smith, M., Smith, R.C., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Swanson, M.E.C., Tarle, G., Thomas, R.C., Tucker, D.L. & Walker, A.R. 2018. How Many Kilonovae Can Be Found in Past, Present, and Future Survey Data Sets? Astrophysical Journal Letters, 852. Available: https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/aa9d82 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Bennett, R.H., Cowley, P.D., Childs, A.-R., Attwood, C.G., Swart, L. & Næsje, T.F. 2017. Movement patterns of an endangered fishery species, Lithognathus lithognathus (Sparidae), and the role of no-take marine protected areas as a management tool. African Journal of Marine Science, 39(4): 475–489. Available:  https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1404493 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Cowley, P.D., Bennett, R.H., Childs, A.-R. & Murray, T.S. 2017. Reflection on the first five years of South Africa’s Acoustic Tracking Array Platform (ATAP): status, challenges and opportunities. African Journal of Marine Science, 39(4): 363–372. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1399927 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY, ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Chakona, G., Swartz, E.R., Chakona, A. 2017. The status and distribution of a newly identified endemic galaxiid in the eastern Cape Fold Ecoregion, of South Africa. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28(1): 55–67. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2850 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Nodo, P., James, N.C., Childs, A.-R. & Nakin, M.D.V. 2017. The impact of river flooding and high flow on the demersal fish assemblages of the freshwater-dominated Great Fish Estuary, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science, 39(4): 491–502. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2017.1404494 [Accessed 14 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE: Vermeulen, E., Bouveroux, T., Plön, S., Atkins, S., Chivell, W., Cockcroft, V., Conry, D., Gennari, E., Hörbst, S., James, B.S., Kirkman, S., Penry, G., Pistorius, P., Thornton, M., Vargas-Fonseca, O.A. & Elwen, S.H. 2018. Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) movement patterns along the South African coast. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28(1): 231–240. Available:  https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2836 [Accessed 15 February 2018].

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Cowley, P.D., Terörde, A.I., Whitfield, A.K., 2017. Birds as Major Predators of Fishes in the East Kleinemonde Estuary. African Zoology, 52(3): 147–154. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/15627020.2017.1361865 [Accessed 15 February 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Barnes, R.S.K. 2018. Little-known and phylogenetically obscure South African estuarine microgastropods (Mollusca: Truncatelloidea) as living animals. Journal of Natural History, 52: 87–113. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1408867 [Accessed 15 February 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Rabalski, L., de, S., Moore, S.D. & Szewczyk, B. 2018. New method for differentiation of granuloviruses (Betabaculoviruses) based on multitemperature single stranded conformational polymorphism. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(1):83. Available:  https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19010083 [Accessed 15 February 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Moyo, S. & Richoux, N.B. 2017. Macroinvertebrate functional organisation along the longitudinal gradient of an Austral temperate river. African Zoology, 52: 125–136. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/15627020.2017.1354721 [Accessed 16 February 2018].

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY & SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: Dalu, T., Wasserman, R.J., Wu, Q., Froneman, W.P. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2018. River sediment metal and nutrient variations along an urban–agriculture gradient in an arid austral landscape: implications for environmental health. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(3): 2842–2852. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-0728-1 [Accessed 16 February 2018].


ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY: Uyi, O.O., Zachariades, C., Heshula, L.U. & Hill, M.P. 2018. Developmental and reproductive performance of a specialist herbivore depend on seasonality of, and light conditions experienced by, the host plant. PLoS ONE, 13. Available: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190700 [Accessed 16 February 2018].