• Understanding factors associated with sarcopenic obesity in older African women from a low-income setting : a cross-sectional analysis 

      Mendham, Amy E.; Goedecke, Julia H.; Micklesfield, Lisa K.; Brooks, Naomi E.; Faber, Mieke; Christensen, Dirk L.; Gallagher, Iain J.; Lundin-Olsson, Lillemor; Myburgh, Kathryn H; Odunitan-Wayas, Feyisayo A.; Lambert, Estelle V.; Kalula, Sebastiana; Hunter, Angus M. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2021-04-14)
      Background: High rates of food insecurity, obesity and obesity-related comorbidities in ageing South African (SA) women may amplify the risk of developing sarcopenic obesity. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence ...
    • The variability of autophagy and cell death susceptibility : unanswered questions 

      Loos, Ben; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart; Lockshin, Richard A.; Klionsky, Daniel J.; Zakeri, Zahra (Landes Bioscience, 2013-09)
      Impaired autophagic machinery is implicated in a number of diseases such as heart disease, neurodegeneration and cancer. A common denominator in these pathologies is a dysregulation of autophagy that has been linked to a ...
    • Was the evolutionary road towards adaptive immunity paved with endothelium? 

      Van Niekerk, Gustav; Davis, Tanja Andrea; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: The characterization of a completely novel adaptive immune system (AIS) in jawless vertebrates (hagfish and lampreys) presents an excellent opportunity for exploring similarities and differences in design principles. ...