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 NameLyn-Marie
Last NameBirkholtz
TitleDr
E-Mail Address
Department / InstitutionBiochemistry, University of Pretoria
FacultyNatural and Agricultural Sciences
Address 1Agricultural building
Address 2Room 7-14
Address 3
Address 4
Telephone Number012 420 2479
Fax Number
Web Sitewww.biochem.up.ac.za
Web link to CV

Associated Equipment

Equipment Name Equipment Location Equipment Facility Department Responsible Person
TriCarb®2800 TR Scintillation counter, Perkin Elmer Agricultural Building Molecular Parasitology Laboratory Biochemistry Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie
AKTA prime, V2.02, Amersham biosciences Agricultural Building Malaria Research Group Biochemistry Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie
Versadoc 3000, BioRad Agricultural Building Malaria Research Group Biochemistry Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie

Associated Research Programmes

Research Programme Name Techniques Keywords Research Field Responsible Person
Malaria Research Group Confocal microscopy, Fluorescent microscopy, MS-based metabolomics, MS/MS analysis of 2D-proteome spots, X-ray crystallography, Isotopic enzyme kinetics on Typhoon imager. Malaria, microarray, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Rational drug design, Protein expression, Structure-function analyses, Structure-function analyses, Cell biology, Biochemistry, Enzyme kinetics, Enzyme inhibition assays, Metabolite determinations, Gene regulation, Transport mechanisms, Functional genomics, Structural genomics Malaria Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie