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Gastro-intestinal Research Laboratory


1. Food source nutrition

The research focus of this laboratory is:Characterisation of the nutritional potential of nonconventional food sources.

2. Medicinal plants

Investigating the effects of medicinal plants on metabolism and the structure, function and regulation of the gastrointestinal tract.

3. Osmotic fragility of erythrocytes

We have an interest in intrinsic and extrinsic influences on the osmotic fragility of erythrocytes.



University Staff

Dr Kennedy Erlwanger

Dr Eliton Chivandi

Ms Janine Donaldson