Recent Submissions

  • Classification of subspaces 

    Herrmann, Christian; Moresi, Remo; Schuppli, Reto; Wild, Marcel (Mathematisches Institut der Universitat Bayreuth, 1998)
    1.1 Statement of the problems and the lattice method Let E and E' be non-degenerate €-hermitean spaces over the same data (k, €, -) (see 1.1.1) with linear subspaces F and F', respectively. The.pairs (E, F) and (E', F') ...
  • The influence of pleistocene climatic changes and ocean currents on the phylogeography of the Southern African Barnacle, Tetraclita serrata (Thoracica; Cirripedia) 

    Reynolds, Terry V.; Matthee, Conrad A.; Von Der Heyden, Sophie (Public Library of Science, 2014-07)
    Abstract The evolutionary effects of glacial periods are poorly understood for Southern Hemisphere marine intertidal species, particularly obligatory sessile organisms. We examined this by assessing the phylogeographic ...
  • Panmixia defines the genetic diversity of a unique arthropod-dispersed fungus specific to Protea flowers 

    Aylward, Janneke; Dreyer, Leanne L.; Steenkamp, Emma T.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roets, Francois (Wiley Open Access, 2014-09)
    Knoxdaviesia proteae, a fungus specific to the floral structures of the iconic Cape Floral Kingdom plant, Protea repens, is dispersed by mites phoretic on beetles that pollinate these flowers. Although the vectors of K. ...
  • Spatial assortment of mixed propagules explains the acceleration of range expansion 

    Ramanantoanina, Andriamihaja; Ouhinou, Aziz; Hui, Cang (Public Library of Science, 2014-08)
    Abstract Range expansion of spreading organisms has been found to follow three types: (i) linear expansion with a constant rate of spread; (ii) bi-phase expansion with a faster linear expansion following a slower linear ...
  • Production of radionuclides with medium energy protons with the emphasis on targetry 

    Vermeulen, Christiaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The facilities for radionuclide production at iThemba LABS have undergone a number of significant upgrades over the last decade in order to increase the production capacity and to diversify the ...
  • White light wavefront control with a spatial light modulator 

    Dirk-Mathys, Spangenberg; Dudley, Angela; Neethling, Pieter H.; Rohwer, Erich G.; Forbes, Andrew (Optical Society of America, 2014-05)
    Spatial light modulators are ubiquitous tools for wavefront control and laser beam shaping but have traditionally been used with monochromatic sources due to the inherent wavelength dependence of the calibration process ...
  • Raw starch conversion by Saccharomyces cerevisiae expressing Aspergillus tubingensis amylases 

    Viktor, Marko J.; Rose, Shaunita H.; Van Zyl, Willem H.; Viljoen-Bloom, Marinda (BioMed Central, 2013-11)
    Abstract Background Starch is one of the most abundant organic polysaccharides available for the production of bio-ethanol as an alternative transport fuel. Cost-effective utilisation of ...
  • Fusarium inhibition by wild populations of the medicinal plant Salvia africana-lutea L. linked to metabolomic profiling 

    Nkomo, Mpumelelo M.; Katerere, David D. R.; Vismer, Hester H. F.; Cruz, Thomas T.; Balayssac, Stephane S.; Malet-Martino, Myriam M.; Makunga, Nokwanda N. P. (BioMed Central, 2014-03)
    Abstract Background: Salvia africana-lutea L., an important medicinal sage used in the Western Cape (South Africa), can be termed a ‘broad-spectrum remedy’ suggesting the presence of a multiplicity of bioactive metabolites. ...
  • The influence of interspecific competition and host preference on the phylogeography of two African ixodid tick species 

    Cangi, Nídia; Horak, Ivan G.; Apanaskevich, Dmitry A.; Matthee, Sonja; Das Neves, Luis C. B. G.; Estrada-Pena, Agustin; Matthee, Conrad A. (Public Library of Science -- PLoS, 2013-10)
    A comparative phylogeographic study on two economically important African tick species, Amblyomma hebraeum and Hyalomma rufipes was performed to test the influence of host specificity and host movement on dispersion. Pairwise ...
  • Trying to find the golden thread in my research from 1987 to 2011 

    Wild, Marcel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-10)
    Marcel Maria Wolfgang Wild was born on 17 July 1958 in Bern (Switzerland). After matriculating from the Gymnasium Rämibühl in Zürich in 1977 he studied Mathematics, Computer Science and (to a lesser degree) Philosophy ...
  • More than a vitamin : walks along an essential pathway 

    Strauss, Erick (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    Erick Strauss, born on 4 November 1975 and raised in Pretoria, attended the University of Pretoria from 1994 to 1997 where he obtained his BSc (majoring in chemistry and biochemistry) and BSc(Hons) (in chemistry) degrees, ...
  • Unravelling the interconnections of cellular regulation 

    Rohwer, Johann M. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-10)
    Johann Rohwer was born in Greytown on 25 May 1968 and grew up in the German settlement Hermannsburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. He received all his schooling at the Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg. After matriculating ...
  • From synthetic methodology to making molecules with a mission – a research summary of the first 10 years 

    van Otterlo, Willem (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-06)
    Willem van Otterlo was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. As a child he moved to Southern Africa and received his primary and secondary schooling in Windhoek, Namibia, and Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1989 he started ...
  • Filament networks using theoretical physics 

    Müller-Nedebock, Kristian (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-10)
    Kristian Müller-Nedebock’s association with Stellenbosch began when his parents moved the family here from his place of birth, Eshowe, in KwaZulu-Natal. With predilections for libraries, Lego and Latin, his pursuit ...
  • The parallel worlds of number theory 

    Breuer, Florian (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-08)
    Florian Breuer was born in 1977 in Vienna, Austria, to German parents and moved to Stellenbosch at the age of 4, where he grew up and completed his undergraduate studies at Stellenbosch University in 1998. He then moved ...
  • Treading the tightrope of healthy living : pondering heart metabolism's balancing act 

    Essop, Faadiel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-09)
    Prof Faadiel Essop is the current chairperson of the Depart - ment of Physiological Sciences at Stellenbosch University. He hails from a strong rural background; he was born in Ceres and grew up in Paarl (Western Cape, ...
  • The secret of dying well : the many faces of cell death and its relevance for treating diseases of our time 

    Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    Anna-Mart Engelbrecht is currently professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Stellenbosch University. She was born in Pretoria, grew up in the Western Cape and matriculated from DF Malan High School in ...
  • A journey through the biological complexity of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa 

    Dreyer, Leanne Laurette (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    Léanne Dreyer’s fascination with nature started in her pre- ‘‘school years, and has increased steadily throughout her life. She was attracted by the different smells, colours, textures and shapes nature offered, and by ...
  • Doing the mathematics of fluid flow networks 

    Banda, Mapundi Kondwani (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-10)
    Mapundi Kondwani Banda grew up in Mala^wi, where he com- pleted his secondary school education at Bandawe Secondary School in 1986 and obtained a BSc degree from the University of Mala^wi in 1990. In 1991 he completed ...
  • Topology control in wireless ad hoc networks 

    Hassan, Ahmed Mohamed Ali Omer (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Wireless ad hoc networks are increasingly used in today’s life in various areas ranging from environmental monitoring to the military. For technical reasons, they are severely limited in terms of battery ...

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