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  • Morobe, I.C.; Obi, C.L.; Nyila, M.A.; Gashe, B.A.; Matsheka, M.I. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB, 2009)
    Listeria monocytogenes is known to cause epidemic and sporadic cases of listeriosis. The present study investigated the occurrence, antibiograms and molecular serotypes of the organism in various retail outlets in Gaborone, ...
  • Chaturvedi, P.; George, S.; John, A. (British Journal of Biomedical Science. http://www.ibms.org/index.cfm?method=publications.british_journal, 2007)
    In the present study, preventive and protective effects of Ocimum gratissimum in ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity are assessed in albino rats. A methanol extract of O. gratissimum leaves is prepared, with a yield of 3.5% ...
  • Mpoloka, S.W. (Academic Journals, www.academicjournals.org, August 18, 2010)
    Residual long-term effects of increased UV-B radiation were investigated in an indigenous plant species, Dimorphotheca sinuata, by analysing photosynthetic gene expression. Reductions were observed in the amount of the ...
  • Tietjen, Ian; Ntie-Kang, Fidele; Mwimanzi, Philip; Onguéné, Pascal Amoa; Scull, Margaret A.; Idowu, Thomas Oyebode; Ogundaini, Abiodun Oguntuga; Meva’a, Luc Mbaze; Abegaz, Berhanu M.; Rice, Charles M.; Andrae-Marobela, Kerstin; Brockman, Mark A.; Brumme, Zabrina L.; Fedida, David (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2015)
    The continued burden of HIV in resource-limited regions such as parts of sub-Saharan Africa, combined with adverse effects and potential risks of resistance to existing antiretroviral therapies, emphasize the need to ...
  • Bonyongo, M.C.; Mubyana, T. (South African Journal of Science, http://www.sajs.co.za/, 2004)
    WETLANDS SUCH AS THE OKAVANGO Delta, located in semi-arid regions, are of great ecological, environmental and socio-economic importance. In most cases, however, few data exist on nutrient cycling in these areas. This ...
  • Makate, N. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/SRE, January, 2010)
    Nine maize varieties collected at IITA were investigated for their relative susceptibilities to attack by Sitophilus zeamais MOTSCH, an important insect pest of stored maize. The results obtained were summarized using ...
  • Rossenkhan, Raabya; MacLeod, Iain J.; Sebunya, Theresa K.; Castro-Nallar, Eduardo; McLane, Mary Fran; Musonda, Rosemary; Gashe, Berhanu A.; Novitsky, Vlad; Essex, M. (American Society for Microbiology, http://jvi.asm.org/, 2013)
    Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) Tat is a mediator of viral transcription and is involved in the control of virus replication. However, associations between HIV-1 Tat diversity and functional effects during ...
  • Rossenkhan, Raabya; Novitsky, Vladimir; Sebunya, Theresa K.; Musonda, Rosemary; Gashe, Berhanu A.; Essex, M. (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2012)
    To assess the level of intra-patient diversity and evolution of HIV-1C non-structural genes in primary infection, viral quasispecies obtained by single genome amplification (SGA) at multiple sampling timepoints up to 500 ...
  • Ntie-Kang, Fidele; Onguéné, Pascal Amoa; Fotso, Ghislain W.; Andrae-Marobela, Kerstin; Bezabih, Merhatibeb; Ndom, Jean Claude; Ngadjui, Bonaventure T.; Ogundaini, Abiodun O.; Abegaz, Berhanu M.; Meva’a, Luc Mbaze (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2014)
    Background: Natural products play a key role in drug discovery programs, both serving as drugs and as templates for the synthesis of drugs, even though the quantities and availabilities of samples for screening are often ...
  • Thior, I.; Gabaitiri, L.; Grimes, J.; Shapiro, R.; Lockman, S.; Kim, S.; Kebaabetswe, P.; Garmey, E.; Montano, M.; Peter, T.; Chang, S.; Marlink, R.; Essex, M. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/pateducou, 2007)
    Objective: To determine uptake and socio-demographics predictors of acceptance of voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) among postpartum women in Botswana. Methods: Women attending maternal and child health clinics for ...

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