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Science Careers Blog (subscription)
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

A major culprit, the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, has apparently driven many species of frogs extinct in the tropics. The new RV, in contrast, seems to be a problem for temperate species. http://scim.ag/toadvirus. $4,500,000—Legal ...

Science AAAS

Science AAAS
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:18:44 -0700

A major culprit, the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has afflicted a wide range of species since it was discovered in 1998. In particular, it has apparently driven many species of frogs extinct in the tropics. The new RV, in contrast ...

Cornell Chronicle

Cornell Chronicle
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700

They then introduced a waterborne fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) into the water in each terrarium. Bd is deadly to many frog species and has decimated populations globally. In the experiments, “we controlled for every effect of ...
 
United States Geological Survey (press release)
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:56:15 -0700

One potentially lethal threat is the chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. The amphibian chytrid fungus causes the disease chytridiomycosis, which is linked to many of the observed amphibian population declines and extinctions globally. For ...

Nature World News

Nature World News
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:03:45 -0700

So what's going on here? Now researchers look to genetics for the answer. A study recently published in the journal G3: Genes, Genomics, Genetics details an investigation into the mechanics of the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, commonly ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:02:26 -0700

They are found in flowing streams and rivers with either sunny banks or rocky substrate. These frogs use a chemical defense to protect itself from fungal infections, such as the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. The frog secretes a peptide through the ...
 
FOCUS Online
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:32:29 -0700

... ein regelrechtes Amphibiensterben festgestellt. Die Ursache hierfür ist vermutlich unter anderem die Ausbreitung des sogenannten Chytridpilzes (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis), der die Amphibien befällt und die Schutzfunktion ihrer Haut beeinträchtigt.

El Nuevo Dia.com

El Nuevo Dia.com
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700

... factores para la reducción en las poblaciones de coquí, entre ellas la deforestación, el cambio en el clima debido al calentamiento global y un hongo que ataca la piel de los anfibios en Puerto Rico y el resto del mundo, el Batrachochytrium ...
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