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- Harper, Laura K., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Infection and immunity 2010 v.78 no.9 pp. 3981-3992
- Xenopus laevis; antibodies; antimicrobial peptides; blood serum; emerging diseases; frogs; fungi; immunity; immunization; immunoglobulin M; immunoglobulin Y; models; mucus; norepinephrine; pathogens; secretion; skin diseases; spleen
- ... Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is a chytrid fungus that causes the lethal skin disease chytridiomycosis in amphibians. It is regarded as an emerging infectious disease affecting diverse amphibian populations in many parts of the world. Because there are few model amphibian species for immunological studies, little is known about immune defenses against B. dendrobatidis. We show here that the South ...
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