Douglas C Woodhams

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging disease of amphibians cured by elevated body temperature
    Douglas C Woodhams
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:65-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Population trends associated with skin peptide defenses against chytridiomycosis in Australian frogs
    Douglas C Woodhams
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, 4811, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Oecologia 146:531-40. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicted disease susceptibility in a Panamanian amphibian assemblage based on skin peptide defenses
    Douglas C Woodhams
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, A5301 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:207-18. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial peptide defenses of the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa)
    Louise A Rollins-Smith
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, A 5301 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 30:831-42. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Life-history trade-offs influence disease in changing climates: strategies of an amphibian pathogen
    Douglas C Woodhams
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Ecology 89:1627-39. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging disease of amphibians cured by elevated body temperature
    Douglas C Woodhams
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:65-7. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Population trends associated with skin peptide defenses against chytridiomycosis in Australian frogs
    Douglas C Woodhams
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, 4811, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Oecologia 146:531-40. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to assess whether this non-specific immune defense may be useful in predicting disease susceptibility in other species...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicted disease susceptibility in a Panamanian amphibian assemblage based on skin peptide defenses
    Douglas C Woodhams
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, A5301 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:207-18. 2006
    ..This supports the hypothesis that B. dendrobatidis is a generalist pathogen and that species possessing an innate immunologic defense at the time of disease emergence are more likely to survive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial peptide defenses of the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa)
    Louise A Rollins-Smith
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, A 5301 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 30:831-42. 2006
    ..dendrobatidis in nature. Possible differences in the antimicrobial peptide repertoires and life history traits of the two species that may account for differences in susceptibility are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Life-history trade-offs influence disease in changing climates: strategies of an amphibian pathogen
    Douglas C Woodhams
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Ecology 89:1627-39. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that B. dendrobatidis populations can grow at high rates across a broad range of environmental temperatures and help to explain why it is so successful in cold montane environments...