Carlos Bezuidenhout

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The aim of this study was to isolate and identify environmental bacteria from various raw water sources as well as the drinking water distributions system in Mafikeng, South Africa, and to determine their antibiotic resistance profiles. Water samples from five different sites (raw and drinking water) were analysed for the presence of faecal indicator(More)
A 28-day study was conducted to determine the effects of the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin on the earthworm Eisenia andrei. Previously, investigations have been limited to life-cycle level effects of this protein on earthworms, and mostly on E. fetida. In this study several endpoints were compared which included biomass changes, cocoon production,(More)
A series of aminoferrocenyl–chalcone amides 11–19 were synthesized through condensation of a carboxylic acid-functionalized chalcone 10 with ferrocenylamines, using 1,1′-carbonyldiimidazole as the coupling agent. The compounds were screened for their antiplasmodial activities against CQS 3D7 and CQR FCR3 strains of Plasmodium falciparum. All compounds were(More)
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