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Frog-killing fungus paralyzes amphibian immune response

October 17, 2013

image of a dart frog A fungus that is killing frogs and other amphibians around the world releases a toxic factor that disables the amphibian immune response, Vanderbilt University investigators report this week in the journal Science. Full Story

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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