• Investigation of resveratrol production by genetically engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains 

      Trollope, Kim (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      Resveratrol is a phytoalexin that is produced in the leaves and skins of grape berries in response to biotic and abiotic factors. Substitution and polymerisation of resveratrol units produce an array of compounds which ...
    • Plant defence genes expressed in tobacco and yeast 

      Becker, John van Wyk (Stellenbosch : University of StellenboschUniversity of Stellenbosch, 2002-03)
      Pathogen devastation of food products has been the topic of extensive research efforts worldwide. Fungal infections are foremost amongst these pests, contributing not only to losses in product yield, but also significantly ...