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Detection and characterization of human influenza A virus isolates from patients attending Kayunga and Mulago Hospitals in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011-09)
Human influenza A viruses are known to cause severe illnesses and fatalities. Therefore, their continuous surveillance is crucial for the early detection and appropriate interventions through treatment therapies and ...
Assessment of health laboratories in handling epidemics of public health importance in Kampala District
(Makerere University, 2011)
Background: Scanty information is available on the extent to which health laboratories in Uganda are involved in managing disease epidemics. According to Central Public Health laboratories report, laboratories in health ...
Potential of cell cycle genes arath cycd2 and musa cycd2 for the improvement of transformation and regeneration efficiency of banana (cv “sukali ndiizi”)
(Makerere University, 2011-03)
Available techniques for the genetic transformation with important genes could overcome some of the agronomic and environmental problems limiting conventional breeding of bananas. Although it is possible to transform ...
Evaluation of Bacillus thuringiensis crystal (CRY6A) and carica papaya cystatin toxins against the banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus) using a novel diet and construction of a plant transformation vector with two stacked toxin genes
(Makerere University, 2011-10)
The banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus) is a major pest of banana, plantain and Ensete. Despite the existence of control strategies that combine cultural, biological, use of botanical extracts and chemical control methods, ...