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September 30, 2015

Design and Synthesis of α-Carboxy Nucleoside Phosphonate Analogues and Evaluation as HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase-Targeting Agents

SJ Keane, A Ford, ND Mullins, NM Maguire, T Legigan, J Balzarini, AR Maguire. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 6(5):2479-2493. 2015 The synthesis of the first series of a new class of nucleoside phosphonate analogues is described. Addition of a carboxyl group at the α position of carbocyclic nucleoside phosphonate analogues […]
September 30, 2015

Biochemical characterization and pharmacognostic evaluation of purified catechins in green tea (Camellia sinensis) cultivars of India

J Anand, B Upadhyaya, P Rawat, N Rai. doi: 10.1007/s13205-014-0230-0 Green tea (GT) is derived from the leaves of Camellia sinensis implicated in a wide range of health attributes. In the present comprehensive study, methanolic, acetone and aqueous extract of leaves of C. sinensis var. sinensis [Kashmir (KW), Uttarakhand (IP […]
September 30, 2015

Ms Nikita Naicker attends International Conference on Targeting Diabetes and Novel Therapeutics

SABINA recently sponsored Ms Naickers’ conference attendance at the International Conference and Exhibition on Targeting Diabetes and Novel Therapeutics. The conference was held in Las Vegas from the 14th to 16th September 2015. Nikita presented two posters at the conference, on her current project, which focuses on the possible therapeutic […]
September 30, 2015

Farewell Mrs Kabelo Nzima

SABINA has had to bid farewell to Kabelo Nzima, the SABINA information specialist. Over the last year, I have had the great pleasure of working with Kabelo on the production of the VRE newsletters. Although we will miss you Kabelo, we know you are moving on to greater things and […]
September 30, 2015

Recipients of the SABINA-DST student travel bursaries 2015

Ms Anna-Mari Reid University of Pretoria ICTT 2015 : 17th International Conference on Tuberculosis Therapy London, United Kingdom | September 25-26, 2015 Ms Nikita Naicker University of KwaZulu-Natal International Conference on Targeting Diabetes and Novel Therapeutics Las Vegas, USA | September 14-16, 2015 Ms Bellonah Sakong University of Pretoria JNPC […]