Welcome to Boloka, the open access Institutional Repository of the North-West University (NWU-IR). This is a digital archive that collects, preserves and distributes research material created by members of the NWU.
The aim of the NWU-IR is to increase the visibility, availability and impact of the research output of the North-West University through Open Access, search engine indexing and harvesting by several initiatives.
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Relationship between selected metabolic risk factors and waist-to-height ratio among employees in Vhembe District Municipality of Limpopo Province, South Africa (ANSINET, 2018)Background and Objective: Relationship between metabolic risk factors and waist-to-heigh t (WHtR) in population studies are well known. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship betwee n selected metabolic ...
Preliminary evaluation of artemisinin-cholesterol conjugates as potential drugs for the treatment of intractable forms of malaria and tuberculosis (Wiley, 2018)To evaluate the feasibility of developing drugs that may be active against both malaria and tuberculosis (TB) by using in part putative cholesterol transporters in the causative pathogens and through enhancement of passive ...
Diversity and biogeography of frogs in the genus Amnirana (Anura: Ranidae) across sub-Saharan Africa (Elsevier, 2018)Frogs in the genus Amnirana (family Ranidae) are widely distributed across sub-Saharan Africa and present a model system for exploring the relationship between diversification and geography across the continent. Using ...
Association between human exposure to heavy metals/metalloid and occurrences of respiratory diseases, lipid peroxidation and DNA damage in Kumasi, Ghana (Elsevier, 2018)Heavy metals and metalloids contamination in soils, water, food and livers of wild rats have been studied in Kumasi, Ghana and despite the estimated risks to residents, there is no epidemiological study to ascertain these ...