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Production of libraries to study biopolymer metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana and Tylosema esculentum
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Biopolymers and bio-degradable polymers are of utmost importance to ensure a sustainable economy. Industry depends on raw material, which in many cases are derived from fossil fuels, but in light of looming ...
Isolation and partial characterisation of PHT1;5, a putative high affinity phosphate transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Inorganic Phosphate (Pi) is one of the key nutrients required by all living organisms on earth. This nutrient is of vital importance to higher plants but it is not readily available for uptake from the ...
Analysis of aspects of the starch metabolic pathway in lower plants
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Starch is an important plant storage polysaccharide that has been demonstrated to have a major influence on plant growth. Transitory starch is synthesized in the leaves of plants during the day as a ...