Community structure and function of amphibian skin microbes PLoS ONE

The vertebrate microbiome contributes to disease resistance, but few experiments have examined the link between microbiome community structure and disease resistance functions. Chytridiomycosis, a major cause of amphibian population declines, is a skin disease caused by the fungus, Batrachochytrium...

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Journal Title: PLoS ONE Vol. 10; no. 10
Authors: Kevin P. C. Minbiole, J. B. Walke, M. H. Becker, S. C. Loftus, L. L. House, T. L. Teotonio, L. K. Belden
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: Public Library of Science, 2015