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NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:22:30 -0700

... on salamander imports is crucial to stopping the spread of a deadly fungus that kills almost every salamander it infects. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, also known as Bsal, is a chytrid fungus, and a close relative of Batrachochytrium ...

BABW News

The Market Business
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:45:00 -0700

Bsal is a chytrid fungus that is very close relatives with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), another amphibian-killer that is threatening frog populations across the globe. If something isn't done, the fungus could decimate salamander populations ...

R & D Magazine

R & D Magazine
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:26:15 -0700

She noted similarities between the fungus and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a pathogenic fungus affecting amphibian populations for the past 25 years. “Unless the (U.S.) becomes more aggressive in its approach to live animal imports, this latest ...
 
EurekAlert (press release)
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:37:30 -0700

That fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is currently known to infect nearly 300 species of amphibians, and has caused around 100 extinctions, according to one estimate. B. dendrobatidis' spread is driven largely by commercial trade in amphibians ...
 
Science Codex
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:33:45 -0700

That fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is currently known to infect nearly 300 species of amphibians, and has caused around 100 extinctions, according to one estimate. B. dendrobatidis' spread is driven largely by commercial trade in amphibians ...

Nature World News

Nature World News
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 01:07:11 -0700

It's very rare for a disease to boast a 100 percent mortality rate. Rabies, for instance, is considered the deadliest disease in the world and even it has seen a handful of exceptionally lucky survivors. However, in the case of a new fungal disease ...

ANSA.it

ANSA.it
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:07:30 -0700

Nel mirino c'è il fungo patogeno "Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis", responsabile dell'insorgenza della chitridiomicosi, malattia largamente implicata nel declino di numerose specie di anfibi in tutto il mondo. "Siamo nel mezzo della sesta estinzione di ...

Nature World News

Nature World News
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:06:14 -0700

A study recently published in the journal G3: Genes, Genomics, Genetics details an investigation into the mechanics of the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, commonly referred to as a "Bd" infection. The researchers assessed how a Bd infection ...
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