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Imaging phantom for radiation based equipment

A versatile phantom provides image quality control on multiple different types of medical x-ray imaging equipment. The phantom has a radiolucent housing including a first series of elements of the same shape and size wherein each element has a different electron density such that grey scale can be evaluated. A... Stellenbosch University

Method of producing a fermented beverage

A method for preparing a fermented beverage having a modulated aromatic profile is provided as well as a fermented beverage produced thereby. The method includes preparing a fermentable mixture, such as juice, must, or wort and introducing ammonium sulphide into the fermentable mixture at a predetermined concentration. The fermentable mixture... Stellenbosch University

Travelling irrigation sprinklers and assemblies

A travelling agricultural irrigation installation is provided having multiple generally horizontal irrigation sprinklers each being a length of pipe closed at each end and having multiple outlet orifice sets along the length thereof. Each orifice is in the form of a hole through the pipe wall having an orifice diameter... Stellenbosch University

Ankle imaging accessory

An ankle imaging accessory is provided by the present invention, particularly an ankle positioning device to facilitate the taking of X-ray views of a patient who had sustained an ankle fracture. The ankle imaging accessory is made from an X-ray translucent material and includes heel supports on which heels of... Stellenbosch University

Cargo securing apparatus

A cargo securing apparatus and a method of maintaining a user configured tension in a cargo securing element are disclosed. The apparatus includes at least one sensor arranged to measure tension in a tensile element used to secure the cargo and a processor in data communication with the sensor. The... Stellenbosch University

A modified beta-fructofuranosidase for fructooligosaccharide production

The invention provides variants of the Aspergillus japonicus β-fructofuranosidase enzyme which have been modified so as to improve synthesis of inulin-type fructooligosaccharides (FOS) from sucrose. One or more substitutions may be made to the parent β-fructofuranosidase polypeptide at amino acid positions 121, 159, 302 and/or 471 of the mature peptide... Stellenbosch University

Wood infused liquid consumables

A method is provided for producing a wood infused liquid consumable. The liquid consumable is contained within a container (2, 40, 50) and is contacted with one or more wooden components (4, 42, 52) in order to enable a wood infusion process to take place. Said one or more wooden... Stellenbosch University

A method and composition for treating breast cancer

The invention disclosed herein relates to the use of an extract of Dodonaea viscosa in breast cancer therapy, either alone or in combination with other breast cancer therapies.... Stellenbosch University

A determining fluid density

A method and system for determining a density of a fluid is provided. The method is carried out using an electrospraying apparatus connected in the system. At a first step fluid is introduced into an emitter of the electrospraying apparatus. A voltage is applied between the emitter and a counter-electrode... Stellenbosch University

Methods and compositions for obtaining a tuberculosis assessment in a subject

Methods for obtaining a tuberculosis assessment in a subject are provided. Aspects of the methods include identifying a subpopulation of a cellular sample of the subject having an expression level for a tuberculosis host biomarker below a threshold expression level to produce a biomarker signature; and obtaining a tuberculosis assessment... Stellenbosch University

Conjugate for treating malaria

A peptide-polymer conjugate is provided for use in treating malaria infections, and in particular terminal or drug resistant malaria infections. The conjugate is formed from a polymer to which a peptide having activity against a malaria parasite is co-valently attached. The peptide is a cyclic decapeptide from the closely-related group... Stellenbosch University

Determining parameters of an electrospray system

A method of providing a suitable candidate liquid for an electrospray system is provided. At a first step an aperture radius for an aperture of the electrospray system (10) through which the liquid to be electrosprayed is drawn is obtained. Next, a corona threshold electric field curve as a function... Stellenbosch University

Method and system for controlling the conversion of lignocellulosic materials

The invention provides a method and system for controlling the conversion of crystalline insoluble cellulose to an organic product in a bioreactor containing crystalline insoluble cellulose and a culture medium. A processor of a computing device receives an input from a sensor in the bioreactor. The input may be a... Stellenbosch University

Device for detecting target biomolecules

A device for detecting target biomolecules is provided. The device consists of an electrically conductive membrane having a biological recognition component configured to bind a target biomolecule immobilized thereon. The membrane is connected to an electric circuit by means of electrodes. A voltage source applies a voltage to the membrane... Stellenbosch University

Method for preventing or treating microbial growth on a manufactured product

The invention provides a method for preventing or treating microbial growth on a manufactured material or product. A composition comprising a cyclic decapeptide which is a tyrocidine, trypocidine, phenycidine or gramicidin S having an amino acid sequence of cyclo(valine-X1-leucine-D-phenylalanine-proline-X2-X3-X4-X5-X6) (SEQ ID NO: 1) is applied to the product and the... Stellenbosch University

Method for treating or enhancing muscle tissue

The use of plant material from the Prosopis glandulosa tree (commonly known as Honey mesquite) is described for aiding sporting ability, and in particular for preventing and/or treating muscle injury and enhancing muscle strength. The plant material is typically the dried and ground pods from the tree, but could also... Stellenbosch University

Thermal energy storage facility

A thermal energy storage facility is provided that consists of a packed bed with an essentially unconstrained outer region and a duct having a heat exchange end region located within a central lower region of the packed bed and a fluid supply end opposite the heat exchange end region. The... Stellenbosch University

A biofiltration system

A biofiltration system for filtering wastewater includes a tower containing a packed bed on which biofilm is able to form and an air inlet below the packed bed and an air outlet above the packed bed. A water feed above the packed bed disperses wastewater over the packed bed. The... Stellenbosch University

Systems and methods for the detection of biomolecules

A system and method for the detection and quantification of biomolecules by measuring a piezoelectric signal is described. The system comprises a plurality of elongate zinc oxide nanowires mounted generally parallel to each another on a semi conductive silicon substrate. The free ends of the nanowires are provided with biomolecules... Stellenbosch University

Heterologous expression of fungal cellobiohydrolase 2 genes in yeast

The present invention provides for heterologous expression of polypeptides encoded by wild-type and codon-optimized cbh2 genes from the organisms Cochliobolus heterostrophus, Gibberella zeae, Irpex lacteus, Volvariella volvacea, and Piromyces sp. in host cells, such as the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The expression in such host cells of the corresponding genes, and... Stellenbosch University

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