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- Delaunay, Carine, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of invertebrate pathology 2015 v.132 pp. 115-124
- Aphanomyces astaci; Astacus astacus; Pacifastacus leniusculus; crayfish; defense mechanisms; genotype; hemocytes; immune response; monophenol monooxygenase; mortality; pathogens; plague; reactive oxygen species; spores; virulence; virulent strains
- ... European crayfish are sensitive to the crayfish plague pathogen, Aphanomyces astaci, carried by North American crayfish species due to their less effective immune defence mechanisms against this disease. During a controlled infection experiment with a susceptible crayfish species Astacus astacus using three A. astaci strains (representing genotype groups A, B, and E), we investigated variation in ...