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Proteomic and SNP analysis of the Cadherin 10 type-II (CDH10) gene, in the South African autistic population
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a very diverse neurological disorder that manifests specifically in children and infants between the ages of two to three years of age. An individual suffering is deemed as ...
Identification of microRNAs as a class of biomarkers for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer : an in silico and molecular approach
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common form of cancer in men around the world. In many parts of Africa, data on prostate cancer is sparse. This is attributed to poor access to testing and diagnostics. The ...
Identification of biomarkers associated with cervical cancer: a combined in silico and molecular approach
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality among black women in South Africa. It is estimated that this disease kills approximately 8 women in South Africa every day. Cervical cancer is caused by the human ...
Identification of novel miRNAs as diagnostic molecules for detection of breast cancer using in silico approaches
(University of the Western cape, 2017)
Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer in women worldwide, and is the second most common cancer in the world, responsible for more than 500 000 deaths annually. Estimates are that 1 in 8 women will develop BC in their ...
Developing a lateral flow device for the detection of novel breast cancer biomarkers
(University of the Western Cape, 2023)
Breast cancer is the most prevalent malignancy and one of the leading causes of death in women worldwide. Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer greatly reduces the effectiveness of treatment and is considered one of the major ...