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The influence of oxidized oils on fungal growth and lipid utilization
(University of the Free State, 2010-03)
English: Edible oils such as sunflower oil, soybean oil and palm oil are used today in the frying of food. During the frying process, various changes such as removal of antioxidants, hydrolysis, oxidation and polymerization ...
Lipids and ascospore morphology in yeasts
(University of the Free State, 2004-10)
Some yeasts produce sexual spores (ascospores) in a variety of shapes and surface ornamentations. These intriguing structures have hitherto been used only in yeast classification. In this study the likely primary function ...
Oxylipins in Cryptococcus neoformans and related yeasts
(University of the Free State, 2007-11)
English: Literature shows that Cryptococcus neoformans is an important human pathogen responsible for many deaths worldwide. To compound this, treatment of cryptococcal infections has over the years been difficult. This ...
The role of lipids in the flocculation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
English: Although beer production is one of the oldest biotechnologies in the world, a major constraint in brewing remains controlling flocculation. Evidence points towards a possible role of lipids, associated with the ...