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- Scheele, Ben C., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Molecular ecology 2018 v.27 no.4 pp. 919-934
- Litoria; adults; at-risk population; biodiversity; cell-mediated immunity; disease resistance; evolution; frogs; fungi; gene expression; gene expression regulation; genes; immune response; interferons; liver; mycoses; rearing; resistance mechanisms; skin diseases; spleen; tissues; transcriptome; transcriptomics
- ... Potentiating the evolution of immunity is a promising strategy for addressing biodiversity diseases. Assisted selection for infection resistance may enable the recovery and persistence of amphibians threatened by chytridiomycosis, a devastating fungal skin disease threatening hundreds of species globally. However, knowledge of the mechanisms involved in the natural evolution of immunity to chytrid ...