SMC2

Summary

Gene Symbol: SMC2
Description: structural maintenance of chromosomes 2
Alias: CAP-E, CAPE, SMC-2, SMC2L1, structural maintenance of chromosomes protein 2, SMC protein 2, SMC2 (structural maintenance of chromosomes 2, yeast)-like 1, XCAP-E homolog, chromosome-associated protein E, structural maintenance of chromosomes (SMC) family member, chromosome-associated protein E
Species: human
Products:     SMC2

Top Publications

  1. Davalos V, Suárez López L, Castaño J, Messent A, Abasolo I, Fernandez Y, et al. Human SMC2 protein, a core subunit of human condensin complex, is a novel transcriptional target of the WNT signaling pathway and a new therapeutic target. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:43472-81 pubmed publisher
    Human SMC2 is part of the condensin complex, which is responsible for tightly packaging replicated genomic DNA prior to segregation into daughter cells...
  2. Przewloka M, Pardington P, Yannone S, Chen D, Cary R. In vitro and in vivo interactions of DNA ligase IV with a subunit of the condensin complex. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:685-97 pubmed
    ..We discuss our findings in light of known and hypothesized roles for ligase IV and the condensin complex. ..
  3. Pimenta R, Borges Costa J. Successful Treatment with Fusidic Acid in a Patient with Folliculitis Decalvans. Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2019;27:49-50 pubmed
    ..Our patient was a 41-year old Cape Verdean woman with a two month history of alopecia with painful, purulent discharge at the vertex of the scalp...
  4. Abdel Moneim A. Prevention of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced toxicity in testes of rats treated with Physalis peruviana L. fruit. Toxicol Ind Health. 2016;32:1064-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These decreases in sex hormones were reduced with Physalis peruviana L. (Cape gooseberry) juice supplementation...
  5. Dube F, Kaba M, Robberts F, Ah Tow L, Lubbe S, Zar H, et al. Respiratory microbes present in the nasopharynx of children hospitalised with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:597 pubmed
    ..NP samples collected from consecutive children presenting with suspected PTB at Red Cross Children's Hospital (Cape Town, South Africa) were tested by multiplex real-time RT-PCR...
  6. Raykar N, Yorlets R, Liu C, Greenberg S, Kotagal M, Goldman R, et al. A qualitative study exploring contextual challenges to surgical care provision in 21 LMICs. Lancet. 2015;385 Suppl 2:S15 pubmed publisher
    ..Interviews were conducted in Argentina (n=5), Botswana (3), Brazil (10), Cape Verde (4), China (14), Colombia (4), Ecuador (6), Ethiopia (10), India (15), Indonesia (1), Mexico (9), Mongolia (4)..
  7. Wojcieszek J, Ruzik L. Operationally defined species characterization and bioaccessibility evaluation of cobalt, copper and selenium in Cape gooseberry (Physalis Peruviana L.) by SEC-ICP MS. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2016;34:15-21 pubmed publisher
    ..It should be noted that the presence of small seleno-compounds in Cape gooseberry was performed for the first time...
  8. van der Merwe A, Graewe F, Zühlke A, Barsdorf N, Zarrabi A, Viljoen J, et al. Penile allotransplantation for penis amputation following ritual circumcision: a case report with 24 months of follow-up. Lancet. 2017;390:1038-1047 pubmed publisher
    ..Penile transplantation restored normal physiological functions in this transplant recipient without major complications in the first 24 months. Department of Health, Western Cape Government.
  9. Toom M, Dobak T, Broens E, Valtolina C. Interstitial pneumonia and pulmonary hypertension associated with suspected ehrlichiosis in a dog. Acta Vet Scand. 2016;58:46 pubmed publisher
    ..The dog previously lived in the Cape Verdean islands...

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  1. Mmari K, Blum R, Atnafou R, Chilet E, De Meyer S, el Gibaly O, et al. Exploration of Gender Norms and Socialization Among Early Adolescents: The Use of Qualitative Methods for the Global Early Adolescent Study. J Adolesc Health. 2017;61:S12-S18 pubmed publisher
    ..S.), Blantyre (Malawi), Cape Town (South Africa), Cochabomba (Bolivia), Cuenca (Ecuador), Edinburgh (Scotland), Ghent (Belgium), Hanoi (Vietnam),..
  2. Osuolale O, Okoh A. Incidence of human adenoviruses and Hepatitis A virus in the final effluent of selected wastewater treatment plants in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Virol J. 2015;12:98 pubmed publisher
    ..HAdV) and HAV was determined in the final effluents of five wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, over 12 months (September 2012-August 2013)...
  3. Akanbi O, Njom H, Fri J, Otigbu A, Clarke A. Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Recreational Waters and Beach Sand in Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..i>aureus isolated from selected beach water and intertidal beach sand in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa...
  4. Kanhar S, Sahoo A. Ameliorative effect of Homalium zeylanicum against carbon tetrachloride-induced oxidative stress and liver injury in rats. Biomed Pharmacother. 2019;111:305-314 pubmed publisher
    ..23%) in the bark part imparted better activities in protecting liver than leaf of H. zeylanicum. ..
  5. Bisi Johnson M, Obi C, Samuel B, Eloff J, Okoh A. Antibacterial activity of crude extracts of some South African medicinal plants against multidrug resistant etiological agents of diarrhoea. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:321 pubmed publisher
    ..evaluated the antibacterial activity of some plants used in folklore medicine to treat diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The acetone extracts of Acacia mearnsii De Wild., Aloe arborescens Mill., A. striata Haw...
  6. Al Olayan E, El Khadragy M, Omer S, Shata M, Kassab R, Abdel Moneim A. The Beneficial Effect of Cape Gooseberry Juice on Carbon Tetrachloride- Induced Neuronal Damage. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2016;15:344-50 pubmed
    b>Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) belongs to the Solanaceae family. Physalis has many medicinal properties however, the beneficial effect of physalis in protecting against neurotoxins has not yet been evaluated...
  7. Bhaijee F, Wainwright H, Meintjes G, Wilkinson R, Todd G, de Vries E, et al. Warfarin-induced skin necrosis in HIV-1-infected patients with tuberculosis and venous thrombosis. S Afr Med J. 2010;100:372-7 pubmed
    ..We retrospectively reviewed cases of WISN presenting from April 2005 to July 2008 at a referral hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Six cases of WISN occurred in 973 patients receiving warfarin therapy for venous thrombosis (0...
  8. Barnabas S, Dabee S, Passmore J, Jaspan H, Lewis D, Jaumdally S, et al. Converging epidemics of sexually transmitted infections and bacterial vaginosis in southern African female adolescents at risk of HIV. Int J STD AIDS. 2017;:956462417740487 pubmed publisher
    ..in HIV-seronegative adolescent females (n?=?298; 16-22 years) from two South African communities (Soweto and Cape Town)...
  9. Lister K, Lamare M, Burritt D. Pollutant resilience in embryos of the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri reflects maternal antioxidant status. Aquat Toxicol. 2015;161:61-72 pubmed publisher
    ..neumayeri from a contaminant-impacted site near McMurdo Station and a relatively pristine site at Cape Evans. Biomarkers were analysed in adult gamete tissue and in early stage embryos exposed to AN8 fuel oil...
  10. Hassan H, Serag H, Qadir M, Ramadan M. Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) juice as a modulator agent for hepatocellular carcinoma-linked apoptosis and cell cycle arrest. Biomed Pharmacother. 2017;94:1129-1137 pubmed publisher
    b>Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) fruit is highly nutritious with high content of health-promoting compounds including minerals, phenolic compounds, as well as vitamins A and C...
  11. Gong P, Chang X, Chen X, Bai X, Wen H, Pi S, et al. Metabolomics study of cadmium-induced diabetic nephropathy and protective effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester using UPLC-Q-TOF-MS combined with pattern recognition. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017;54:80-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study focused on investigating the protective role of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), an active component of propolis from honeybee hives, against Cd-induced DN in mice based on ultra performance ..
  12. Stähli A, Maheen C, Strauss F, Eick S, Sculean A, Gruber R. Caffeic acid phenethyl ester protects against oxidative stress and dampens inflammation via heme oxygenase 1. Int J Oral Sci. 2019;11:6 pubmed publisher
    Periodontal disease is associated with chronic oxidative stress and inflammation. Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), which is a potent inducer of heme oxygenase 1 (HO1), is a central active component of propolis, and the application of ..
  13. Otigbu A, Clarke A, Fri J, Akanbi E, Njom H. Antibiotic Sensitivity Profiling and Virulence Potential of Campylobacter jejuni Isolates from Estuarine Water in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the negative correlation between the presence of the pathogen and physicochemical parameters such as salinity indicates possible complementary expression of stress tolerance response mechanisms by wild-type CJ strains. ..
  14. Demir E, Taysi S, Al B, Demir T, Okumus S, Saygili O, et al. The effects of Nigella sativa oil, thymoquinone, propolis, and caffeic acid phenethyl ester on radiation-induced cataract. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2016;128:587-595 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to investigate the antioxidant and radioprotective effects of propolis, caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), Nigella sativa oil (NSO), and thymoquinone (TQ) against ionizing radiation-induced cataracts in lens after total ..
  15. Winterbottom R, Hoese D. A revision of the Australian species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae), with descriptions of six new species and redescriptions of twenty-three valid species. Zootaxa. 2015;3934:1-102 pubmed publisher
    ..insularum (endemic to Cocos (Keeling) Islands), T. kitrinum (Fiji to Great Barrier Reef), T. meristum (Cape York to the Bismark Archipelago and Fiji), T...
  16. Le Roes Hill M, Prins A, Meyers P. Streptomyces swartbergensis sp. nov., a novel tyrosinase and antibiotic producing actinobacterium. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2018;111:589-600 pubmed publisher
    ..strain HMC13T, was isolated from soil collected from the banks of the Gamka River, Western Cape Province, South Africa...
  17. Jurado C, Paternoster G, Martinez Lopez B, Burton K, Mur L. Could African swine fever and classical swine fever viruses enter into the United States via swine products carried in air passengers' luggage?. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019;66:166-180 pubmed publisher
    ..the origin countries of those PSPAP that represented the highest risk (above 70% of the total risk) were Ghana, Cape Verde, Ethiopia and the Russian Federation, while for CSFV above 90% of the risk at origin was concentrated in the ..
  18. Song H, Han I, Kim Y, Kim Y, Choi I, Seo S, et al. The NADPH oxidase inhibitor DPI can abolish hypoxia-induced apoptosis of human kidney proximal tubular epithelial cells through Bcl2 up-regulation via ERK activation without ROS reduction. Life Sci. 2015;126:69-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The increase in ROS induced by hypoxia was significantly inhibited by NAC and CAPE, but not by any other treatment...
  19. Lauzi S, Maia J, Epis S, Marcos R, Pereira C, Luzzago C, et al. Molecular detection of Anaplasma platys, Ehrlichia canis, Hepatozoon canis and Rickettsia monacensis in dogs from Maio Island of Cape Verde archipelago. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016;7:964-969 pubmed publisher
    ..identification of tick-borne pathogens in blood samples of 153 autochthonous asymptomatic dogs in Maio Island, Cape Verde archipelago. Eighty-four (54.9%) dogs were positive for one or more pathogens. Fifty-five (35...
  20. Song E, Fabian J, Boshoff P, Maher H, Gaylard P, Bentley A, et al. Adult liver transplantation in Johannesburg, South Africa (2004 - 2016): Balancing good outcomes, constrained resources and limited donors. S Afr Med J. 2018;108:929-936 pubmed publisher
    ..South Africa (SA) has two liver transplant centres, one in Cape Town and the other in Johannesburg, where Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC) started an adult liver ..
  21. Nöthling J, Simmons C, Suliman S, Seedat S. Trauma type as a conditional risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder in a referred clinic sample of adolescents. Compr Psychiatry. 2017;76:138-146 pubmed publisher
    ..Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV) qualifying trauma were referred to a research clinic in Cape Town, South Africa (n = 216). PTSD status was assessed using a clinician administered interview...
  22. Remnant E, Ashe A, Young P, Buchmann G, Beekman M, Allsopp M, et al. Parent-of-origin effects on genome-wide DNA methylation in the Cape honey bee (Apis mellifera capensis) may be confounded by allele-specific methylation. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:226 pubmed publisher
    ..It further suggests that methylation patterns are heritable or that specific sequence motifs are targets for methylation in some genes. ..
  23. Ndiaye B, Thienemann F, Ota M, Landry B, Camara M, Dièye S, et al. Safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of the candidate tuberculosis vaccine MVA85A in healthy adults infected with HIV-1: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015;3:190-200 pubmed publisher
    ..double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial of MVA85A in adults infected with HIV-1, at two clinical sites, in Cape Town, South Africa and Dakar, Senegal...
  24. Malinga L, Brand J, Jansen van Rensburg C, Cassell G, van der Walt M. Investigation of isoniazid and ethionamide cross-resistance by whole genome sequencing and association with poor treatment outcomes of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients in South Africa. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2016;5 Suppl 1:S36-S37 pubmed publisher
    ..strains were collected from 46 patients before and during second-line drug treatment in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape between 2005 and 2009...
  25. Obiri S, Yeboah P, Osae S, Adu Kumi S. Levels of arsenic, mercury, cadmium, copper, lead, zinc and manganese in serum and whole blood of resident adults from mining and non-mining communities in Ghana. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:16589-97 pubmed publisher
    ..from mining (Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality Assembly (TNMA) and Prestea Huni Valley District (PHVD)) and non-mining (Cape Coast Metropolis) communities in Ghana, using neutron activation analysis (NAA)...
  26. Maneli M, Wiesner L, Tinguely C, Davids L, Spengane Z, Smith P, et al. Combinations of potent topical steroids, mercury and hydroquinone are common in internationally manufactured skin-lightening products: a spectroscopic study. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2016;41:196-201 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate active ingredients and countries of origin of popular skin-lightening products available in Cape Town, South Africa...
  27. Du Toit R, Herbst P, van Rensburg A, Du Plessis L, Reuter H, Doubell A. Clinical features and outcome of lupus myocarditis in the Western Cape, South Africa. Lupus. 2017;26:38-47 pubmed
    ..In the mixed racial population of the Western Cape, South Africa, no data exists on the clinical features/outcome of lupus myocarditis...
  28. McKay R, Bamford C. Community- versus healthcare-acquired bloodstream infections at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr Med J. 2015;105:363-9 pubmed publisher
    ..submitted between 1 October  2011 and 30 September 2012 to the clinical laboratory at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa...
  29. Mthethwa N, Oyedeji B, Obi L, Aiyegoro O. Anti-staphylococcal, anti-HIV and cytotoxicity studies of four South African medicinal plants and isolation of bioactive compounds from Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt. Davy) codd. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014;14:512 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to evaluate the ethnomedicinal prowess of some indigenous South African plants commonly used in Eastern Cape Province of South Africa for the treatment of skin and respiratory tract infections, HIV and their toxicity ..
  30. Mathews C, Eggers S, de Vries P, Mason Jones A, Townsend L, Aarø L, et al. Reaching the hard to reach: longitudinal investigation of adolescents' attendance at an after-school sexual and reproductive health programme in Western Cape, South Africa. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:608 pubmed publisher
    ..from 20 schools in the intervention arm of an HIV prevention cluster randomised controlled trial in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, were invited to participate in an after-school SRH program and to attend school health ..
  31. Loubser S, Paximadis M, Tiemessen C. Human leukocyte antigen class I (A, B and C) allele and haplotype variation in a South African Mixed ancestry population. Hum Immunol. 2017;78:399-400 pubmed publisher
    ..population constitutes ∼9% of the total population and was established ∼365years ago in the Western Cape region through interracial mixing of black Africans, Europeans and Asians...
  32. Garrido E, Cerqueira A, Chavarria D, Silva T, Borges F, Garrido J. Microencapsulation of caffeic acid phenethyl ester and caffeic acid phenethyl amide by inclusion in hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin. Food Chem. 2018;254:260-265 pubmed publisher
    Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) is a bioactive polyphenolic compound obtained from propolis extract...
  33. Zhang B, Yu J, Liu L, Peng L, Chi F, Wu C, et al. Alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is required for blood-brain barrier injury-related CNS disorders caused by Cryptococcus neoformans and HIV-1 associated comorbidity factors. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:352 pubmed publisher
    ..Gp41-I90- and METH-induced monocyte transmigration and senescence were significantly inhibited by MLA and CAPE (caffeic acid phenethyl ester, an NF-κB inhibitor)...
  34. Osman M, Lee K, du Preez K, Dunbar R, Hesseling A, Seddon J. Excellent Treatment Outcomes in Children Treated for Tuberculosis Under Routine Operational Conditions in Cape Town, South Africa. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65:1444-1452 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to identify predictors of mortality in children treated for drug-susceptible TB...
  35. McKenzie J, McConkey R. Caring for Adults with Intellectual Disability: The Perspectives of Family Carers in South Africa. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2016;29:531-541 pubmed publisher
    ..Focus group discussions were carried out with 37 family caregivers (FCGs) in the Cape Town metropole. These were transcribed and analysed thematically...
  36. Budisan L, Gulei D, Zanoaga O, Irimie A, Sergiu C, Braicu C, et al. Dietary Intervention by Phytochemicals and Their Role in Modulating Coding and Non-Coding Genes in Cancer. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    ..From the large palette of phytochemicals we selected epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), genistein, morin and kaempferol, due to their increased activity in modulating multiple coding and non-coding ..
  37. Sampson L, van der Schyff N, Cupido C. The unsuspected killer: Liquefied petroleum gas overexposure in South Africa. S Afr Med J. 2014;105:152 pubmed publisher
    ..She was admitted to the intensive care unit at Victoria Hospital, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa, following resuscitation for pulseless electrical activity...
  38. Deist M, Greeff A. Living with a parent with dementia: A family resilience study. Dementia (London). 2015;: pubmed
    ..A mixed-methods approach was followed to collect data from a convenience sample drawn from the Cape Metropolitan area in the Western Cape, South Africa...
  39. Cox S, Burahee A, Lucier A, Fernando C, Mugambi Machoki S. Identity tags: A vector for cross-infection?. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:494-6 pubmed publisher
    ..since qualification, level of qualification or length of employment at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Prevention of hospital-acquired infections is important in any setting...
  40. Hoffman L, Wu H. The histological significance of atypical glandular cells on cervical cytology: Experience at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:907-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Primarily, to correlate AGC findings at Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH, Cape Town, South Africa) with subsequent histological investigations and attempt to identify predictors of pathology ..
  41. Poddubnaya L, Reed C, Gibson D. The surface topography of Callorhynchocotyle callorhynchi (Manter, 1955) (Monogenea: Hexabothriidae), a parasite of the holocephalan fish Callorhinchus capensis. Parasitol Res. 2015;114:3393-9 pubmed publisher
    ..topography of the gill parasite Callorhynchocotyle callorhynchi (Manter, 1955) (Monogenea: Hexabothriidae) from the Cape elephant fish Callorhinchus capensis (Holocephali) off the western coast of South Africa...
  42. Rotheram Borus M, Tomlinson M, Roux I, Stein J. Alcohol Use, Partner Violence, and Depression: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Among Urban South African Mothers Over 3 Years. Am J Prev Med. 2015;49:715-725 pubmed publisher
    ..All pregnant women in 24 Cape Town neighborhoods were recruited into a cluster RCT by neighborhood to either: (1) a standard care condition (n=12 ..
  43. Kourlaba G, Rapti V, Alexopoulos A, Relakis J, Koumakis G, Chatzikou M, et al. Everolimus plus exemestane versus bevacizumab-based chemotherapy for second-line treatment of hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in Greece: An economic evaluation study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15:307 pubmed publisher
    ..The combinations of bevacizumab (BEV) plus paclitaxel (PACL) and BEV plus capecitabine (CAPE) were selected as comparators...
  44. Hunter Adams J, Rother H. Pregnant in a foreign city: A qualitative analysis of diet and nutrition for cross-border migrant women in Cape Town, South Africa. Appetite. 2016;103:403-410 pubmed publisher
    ..and Zimbabwean men and women, and 23 in-depth interviews with Congolese, Somali and Zimbabwean women living in Cape Town were conducted, exploring maternal and infant nutrition. We used thematic analysis to guide analysis...
  45. Myers B, Carney T, Wechsberg W. "Not on the agenda": A qualitative study of influences on health services use among poor young women who use drugs in Cape Town, South Africa. Int J Drug Policy. 2016;30:52-8 pubmed publisher
    Poor young women who use alcohol and other drugs (AODs) in Cape Town, South Africa, need access to health services to prevent HIV...
  46. Freires I, Queiroz V, Furletti V, Ikegaki M, de Alencar S, Duarte M, et al. Chemical composition and antifungal potential of Brazilian propolis against Candida spp. J Mycol Med. 2016;26:122-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The phenolic compounds p-coumaric acid, caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), kaempferol and quercetin were identified in the EEP-3 and its bioactive dichloromethane fraction; and ..
  47. Moore S, Kirkman W, Albertyn S, Hattingh V. Comparing the Use of Laboratory-Reared and Field-Collected Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Larvae for Demonstrating Efficacy of Postharvest Cold Treatments in Citrus Fruit. J Econ Entomol. 2016;109:1571-7 pubmed publisher
    ..leucotreta larvae in artificial diet. In trials, field-collected larvae from the Eastern Cape were at least as cold-tolerant as those from other regions...
  48. Yücel B, Sonmez M. Repression of oxidative phosphorylation sensitizes leukemia cell lines to cytarabine. Hematology. 2017;:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Caffeic acid phenethyl ester's (CAPE's) anti-proliferative and apoptotic properties have been reported in leukemia cell lines...
  49. Thompson L, Brown M, Downs C. Thermal acclimation in a small Afrotropical Bird. Behav Processes. 2016;128:113-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we measured a number of metabolic variables in a 10g Afrotropical bird, the Cape White-eye (Zosterops virens), at weekly intervals, over an 8-week period, while birds were acclimating to two ..
  50. Nyatsanza M, Schneider M, Davies T, Lund C. Filling the treatment gap: developing a task sharing counselling intervention for perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa. BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:164 pubmed publisher
    ..process of developing a manual based task sharing counselling intervention for perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, Cape Town...
  51. Zinga M, Jaiswal S, Dakora F. Presence of diverse rhizobial communities responsible for nodulation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in South African and Mozambican soils. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..etli, R. phaseoli, R. sophoriradicis, R. leucaenae and novel group of Rhizobium spp.). Isolates from the Eastern Cape region of South Africa were dominated by R...
  52. Kija E, Schlegel B, Samia P, Wessels M, Wilmshurst J. Tuberous sclerosis complex in the Western Cape, South Africa: The clinical presentation features. S Afr Med J. 2017;107:295-298 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to determine the presenting features of children with TSC in Cape Town, South Africa...
  53. Larayetan R, Okoh O, Sadimenko A, Okoh A. Terpene constituents of the aerial parts, phenolic content, antibacterial potential, free radical scavenging and antioxidant activity of Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels (Myrtaceae) from Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:292 pubmed publisher
    ..Observations drawn from this experiment shows clearly that the leaves and flowers of Callistemon citrinus possess phenolic compounds and cyclic ether of several pharmacological behaviors. ..
  54. Lawrie D, Payne H, Nieuwoudt M, Glencross D. Observed full blood count and lymphocyte subset values in a cohort of clinically healthy South African children from a semi-informal settlement in Cape Town. S Afr Med J. 2015;105:589-95 pubmed publisher
    ..To study immunohaematological values of a group of clinically healthy children from an informal settlement in Cape Town, SA, to assess whether international paediatric reference intervals used by the NHLS are appropriate...
  55. Montoya Sanhueza G, Chinsamy A. Long bone histology of the subterranean rodent Bathyergus suillus (Bathyergidae): ontogenetic pattern of cortical bone thickening. J Anat. 2017;230:203-233 pubmed publisher
    ..This study comprehensively examines the bone microstructure of an extant population of Cape dune molerats, Bathyergus suillus (Bathyergidae), the largest subterranean mammal endemic to the Western Cape of ..
  56. Zhang Y, Yang T, Xia L, Zhang W, Wang J, Wu Y. Inhibitory Effect of Propolis on Platelet Aggregation In Vitro. J Healthc Eng. 2017;2017:3050895 pubmed publisher
    ..The components including caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), galangin, apigenin, quercetin, kaempferol, ferulic acid, rutin, chrysin, pinostrobin, and pinocembrin and their ..
  57. Coussens A, Naude C, Goliath R, Chaplin G, Wilkinson R, Jablonski N. High-dose vitamin D3 reduces deficiency caused by low UVB exposure and limits HIV-1 replication in urban Southern Africans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:8052-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Cape Town, South Africa, has a seasonal pattern of UVB radiation and a predominantly dark-skinned urban population who suffer high HIV-1 prevalence...
  58. Doughty P, Ellis R, Oliver P. Many things come in small packages: Revision of the clawless geckos (Crenadactylus: Diplodactylidae) of Australia. Zootaxa. 2016;4168:239-278 pubmed publisher
    ..o. horni: C. occidentalis sp. nov. from the western coast, C. tuberculatus sp. nov. from the Cape Range and C. pilbarensis sp. nov. from the Pilbara region. To stabilize the Kimberley taxa, we also raise C...
  59. Kelly G. Patient agency and contested notions of disability in social assistance applications in South Africa. Soc Sci Med. 2017;175:109-116 pubmed publisher
    ..workers and observations of doctor-patient interactions in twelve clinics and three hospitals in the Western Cape province between October 2013 and August 2014...
  60. Dugas L, Forrester T, Plange Rhule J, Bovet P, Lambert E, Durazo Arvizu R, et al. Cardiovascular risk status of Afro-origin populations across the spectrum of economic development: findings from the Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:438 pubmed publisher
    ..samples of men and women, ages 25-45 of African ancestry in metropolitan Chicago, Kingston, Jamaica, rural Ghana, Cape Town, South Africa, and the Seychelles. Key measures of cardiovascular disease risk are described...
  61. Redfern A, Westwood A, Donald K. Children with disabling chronic conditions in the Western health subdistrict of Cape Town, South Africa: Estimating numbers and service gaps. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:302-7 pubmed publisher
    ..who were accessing specialist health and special educational services in the Western health subdistrict of Cape Town, and to briefly describe the access to services outside of hospital-based specialist services...
  62. Bath G, Penrith M, Leask R. A questionnaire survey on diseases and problems affecting sheep and goats in communal farming regions of the Eastern Cape province, South Africa. J S Afr Vet Assoc. 2016;87:e1-e10 pubmed publisher
    ..on the constraints including animal health problems for communal, small-scale sheep and goat farming in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa...
  63. Dramowski A, Aucamp M, Bekker A, Mehtar S. Infectious disease exposures and outbreaks at a South African neonatal unit with review of neonatal outbreak epidemiology in Africa. Int J Infect Dis. 2017;57:79-85 pubmed publisher
    ..by the paediatric infectious diseases and infection prevention (IP) teams at Tygerberg Children's Hospital, Cape Town (May 1, 2008 to April 30, 2016) are described, pathogens, outbreak size, mortality, source, and outbreak ..
  64. Catalan A, Angosto V, Díaz A, Valverde C, de Artaza M, Sesma E, et al. Relation between psychotic symptoms, parental care and childhood trauma in severe mental disorders. Psychiatry Res. 2017;251:78-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Positive psychotic symptomatology was assessed with the CAPE scale...
  65. Ward J, Samanta Roy D, Chatterjee I, Bone C, Springer C, Kelly J. Identification of a major QTL that alters flowering time at elevated [CO(2)] in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49028 pubmed publisher
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