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    • The use of cholesterol-galacto compounds in liver directed gene delivery. 

      Mkhwanazi, Nkosiyethu Knowledge. (2014)
      Gene therapy has to date gained immense interest as a potential method for treating genetic disorders such as Parkinson’s and cystic fibrosis. The liver being a central organ of metabolism is susceptible to several ...
    • Vivapain : a cysteine peptidase from Trypanosoma vivax. 

      Vather, Perina. (2010)
      African animal trypanosomosis is a devastating disease affecting livestock mainly found in sub-Saharan Africa. This disease is known as nagana and is transmitted by the trypanosome parasite from the tsetse fly vector to a ...
    • VP4 : a putative protease encoded by infectious bursal disease virus. 

      Scholfield, Nicola Gillian. (2000)
      Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) causes an acute and highly contagious disease affecting young chickens, which is responsible for significant losses in the poultry industry world-wide. The virus specifically infects ...
    • Yeast encapsulation for bioethanol production. 

      Nene, Njabulo Eugene. (2014)
      The bioethanol production industry is faced with hurdles such as uncovering cheap and abundantly available fermentation substrates, as well as yeast strains possessing high ethanol tolerance properties. Cane molasses is a ...