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2015-12-31 Cloning and functional characterization of thiol disulfide interchange system proteins from Staphylococcus aureus
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-11-19)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The 21st century has seen the re-emergence of infectious diseases thought previously conquered by antibiotics. The human pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, is one such example, with global reports listing ...
Development of an oral vaccine against the ostrich-specific mycoplasma, Mycoplasma struthionis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The ostrich-specific mycoplasmas Mycoplasma struthionis, Ms02 and Mycoplasma nasistruthionis, are associated with respiratory disease in ostriches, which is threatening the South African ostrich industry. ...
Coenzyme a biosynthesis and utilization in Plasmodium falciparum : drug targets for antimalarial chemotherapy
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pantothenate (also known as Vitamin B5) is the sole precursor of the essential enzyme cofactor coenzyme A (CoA) that is required in several metabolic reactions virtually in all living organisms including ...
Biocatalytic preparation and characterization of alternative substrate of MshB, a mycothiol pathway enzyme
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis), the causative agent of tuberculosis, utilizes mycothiol (MSH) as the major low molecular weight thiol to protect itself against oxidative stress and thereby ...