• HIV-1C dynamics and evolutionary trends in Botswana 

      Moyo, Sikhulile (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12-09)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Introduction: HIV incidence estimates are critical for monitoring HIV transmission dynamics, and for design and evaluation of the impact of interventions. Biomarkers and assays for cross-sectional surveillance ...
    • Mutagenesis and functional studies of the HIV-1 vpr gene and Vpr protein obtained from South African virus strains 

      Romani, Bizhan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) viral protein R (Vpr) is an accessory protein that interacts with a number of host cellular and other viral proteins. Vpr exerts several functions ...
    • Origin and phylodynamics of HIV-1 subtype C in South Africa 

      Wilkinson, Eduan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The HIV epidemic in the past couple of decades has spread at an alarming rate throughout Southern Africa. Today the region accounts for roughly one third of all HIV infections, while prevalence rates in ...