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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. (2013-12-19)
      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. (2015-10-16)
      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 ...