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    • Hypoxia and the heart : the role of nitric oxide in cardiac myocytes and endothelial cells 

      Strijdom, Hans (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      Nitric oxide (NO) is a major signaling molecule in the heart with various biological effects. The putative role of NO as a cardioprotective agent against ischaemiareperfusion injury and in ischaemic preconditioning (IP) ...

    • Acrosome size and kinematics of human spermatozoa 

      Murray, George M. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      For spermatozoa to gain access to the oocyte for fertilization, lytic enzymes need to be released during the acrosome reaction. These enzymes, which are stored and transported within an organelle termed the acrosome, ...