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Studies towards the selective inhibition of β-alanine pathways in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
The focus of this study was the pathways for β-alanine production in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the causative agent of tuberculosis. The major pathway for β-alanine production is the decarboxylation of L-aspartate ...
Chemical speciation of RhIII complexes in acidic, halide-rich media by means of 103Rh NMR spectroscopy : the importance of speciation in the selective separation and recovery of rhodium
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this thesis, the recovery of RhIII from both synthetically prepared and authentic industrial PGM-containing solutions was systematically investigated via organic precipitation methods using several ...
Analysis of vegetable oils, seeds and beans by TGA and NMR spectroscopy
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Due to the commercial, nutritional and health value of vegetable oils, seeds and beans, the analysis of their components is of much interest. In this dissertation oil-containing food products, specifically ...
The evaluation of the ONIOM-EE method for the QM/MM hybrid modeling of HF, CO and CO/HF Clusters
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Quantum mechanics is the method of choice when it comes to the accurate modeling of single molecules and clusters. The correlation energy is the single most important aspect when studying clusters ...
Thermodynamics and kinetics of sorption
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
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