THE ACGT DATABASE

The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Personal Information

First NameGerda
Last NameFouche
TitleDr
E-Mail Address
Department / InstitutionBiosciences Division, CSIR
Faculty
Address 1Bioprospecting Unit
Address 2
Address 3
Address 4
Telephone Number012 841 2664
Fax Number
Web Sitewww.csir.co.za
Web link to CV

Associated Equipment

Equipment Name Equipment Location Equipment Facility Department Responsible Person
Semi-preparative and preparative chromatographic instruments Bioprospecting laboratorium Bioprospecting Group Biosciences Division Fouche, Gerda

Associated Research Programmes

Research Programme Name Techniques Keywords Research Field Responsible Person
Bioprospecting Unit NMR structural elucidation, Isolation of bioactive compounds, Scientific literature searches. Natural product chemistry, organic chemistry, synthesis, bioassay-guided fraction of plant extracts, lead compounds, drug discovery, herbal remedy. Plant biosciences Fouche, Gerda