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  1. The critical role of affected persons in successfully rescuing the company
    Manzini, Portia Welile Noxolo, 2018-02-09T12:54:03Z, University of Cape Town
    The purpose of the minor dissertation is to explore the effectiveness of the rights that are provided to affected persons of a company that is under business rescue, and how these rights can be used by the affected persons to ensure that the company is rescue in terms of section 128 (1)(b)(iii) of t ...
  2. The responsibility to protect (R2P): an analysis of the fulfillment of the obligation borne by the Nigerian Government and the international community to protect the Nigerian population from Boko Haram
    Hatupopi, Petrus, 2018-02-09T12:54:24Z, University of Cape Town
    This dissertation investigated the doctrine of the responsibility to protect (R2P), which was unanimously endorsed at the 2005 UN World Summit by all the UN Member States. I determined the status of R2P in public international law. I found that, although the 2005 UN World Summit Outcome Document is ...
  3. Bayesian model selection with applications to radio astronomy
    Mootoovaloo, Arrykrishna, 2018-02-09T12:54:45Z, University of Cape Town
    This thesis consists of two main parts, both of which focus on Bayesian methods and the problem of model selection in particular. The first part investigates a new approach to computing the Bayes factor for model selection without needing to compute the Bayesian evidence, while the second part shows ...
  4. Predictors of white shark Carcharodon carcharias presence at two recreational beaches in a major metropole
    Loosen, Kristina, 2018-02-09T12:55:11Z, University of Cape Town
    The presence of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias in False Bay, South Africa follows a clear seasonal cycle. In the austral winter months, white sharks aggregate around Seal Island with female sharks in particular moving to the inshore areas in summer. What triggers these fine scale migrations at ...
  5. Propaganda and quality assessment for the introduction of Greyia radlkoferi into commercialization
    Nogemane, Noluyolo, 2018-02-09T07:30:13Z
    Greyia radlkoferi is a South African indigenous tree, which has recently been discovered to be a source of extracts that have a potential in the development of cosmeceutical herbal products having the ability to treat hyperpigmentation disorders. For product development however, G. radlkoferi would ...
  6. The effect of a provincial communcation strategy to address HIV, AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST) in the Limpopo Province
    Rapakwana, Ngwako Johannah, 2018-02-09T12:45:59Z
    The lack of a contextualised, relevant communication strategy focusing specifically on HAST diseases in the Limpopo Province was the impetus for this research. The purpose of this study was, therefore, to explore the knowledge, perceptions and utilisation of health facilities for HAST in order to ...
  7. Diamphotoxin : the arrow poison of the !Kung Bushmen
    De la Harpe, Jonathan H, 2018-02-12T08:40:56Z, University of Cape Town
    In this thesis I describe a toxic protein, diamphotoxin, that is present in the pupae of the beetle Diamphidia nigro-ornata. This insect is used as an arrow poison by the !Kung Bushmen inhabiting the savannah of eastern Namibia and western Botswana. Preliminary investigations showed that the pupae c ...
  8. Brain distribution and release of Cholecystokinin octapeptide
    Hudson, Anne Mary, 2018-02-12T08:41:03Z, University of Cape Town
    In this thesis the in vitro release of immunoreactive CCK₈ (iCCK₈) from rat central nervous system preparations and the regulation of this release have been studied. Rat brain was dissected into the following regions; hypothalamus, cerebral cortex, striatum and thalamus, according to the method of B ...
  9. A study of the pathogenesis of fetal damage caused by ethanol in the experimental mouse
    Thompson, Patricia Anne Curgenven, 2018-02-12T08:41:05Z, University of Cape Town
    In an attempt to determine mechanisms of certain aspects of ethanol- induced fetal damage, I have established a mouse model of the fetal alcohol syndrome based on the work of Chernoff (1977), using inbred C3H mice. Ethanol or its metabolite, acetaldehyde, was administered to female mice prior to and ...
  10. Post-exercise ketosis in non-diabetic subjects
    Koeslag, Johan Hermanus, 2018-02-12T08:41:24Z, University of Cape Town
    The effect of exercise on the total ketone body (acetoacetate + D-3-hydroxybutyrate) concentrations in the blood was studied to find out whether the susceptibility of non-athletes, compared with athletes, to develop post-exercise ketosis is the result of the former"s increased reliance on glycolysis ...