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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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameSchool of Molecular and Cell Biology
Research Programme DescriptionResearch area is on the mechanisms of drug resistance in Mycobacteria and related organisms. Bioremediation.
Research Programme TechniquesGeneral molecular biology (PCR, transformation, plasmid prep, digestions, ligations, cloning), Caesium chloride gradient centrifugation
Research Programme KeywordsMycobacterium, Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Bacillus, bioremediation, antibiotics, antibiotics resistance, antibiotic inactivation, rifampicin, protein synthesis, ribosome, ribosomal RNA, ribosomal proteins, shuttle vector, bacteriophage, phage, nocardiophage
Research FieldGenetics
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