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  • Biological properties of selected flavonoids of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) 

    Snijman, Petra Wilhelmina (University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    Bioactivity-guided fractionation was used to identify the most potent antioxidant and antimutagenic fractions contained in the methanol extract of unfermented rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), as well as the bioactive principles ...
  • Phytochemical study of Rhoicissus tomentosa 

    Nqolo, Nandipha Lucia (University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    This investigation focused on Rhoicissus tomentosa, belonging to the family, Vitaceae in an attempt to assess the phytochemistry of this plant which is widely used by traditional healers in South Africa to ensure the safe ...
  • Synthesis and characterization of cathode catalysts for use in direct methanol fuels cells 

    Piet, Marvin (University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    In this work a modified polyol method was developed to synthesize in-house catalysts. The method was modified for maximum delivery of product and proved to be quick and efficient as well as cost effective. The series of ...