Carlos Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contaminant residues and declines of the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) in the California Cascades, USA
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1895-902. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of chytrid and carbaryl exposure on survival, growth and skin peptide defenses in foothill yellow-legged frogs
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco CA 94132, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1771-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple stressors and amphibian declines: dual impacts of pesticides and fish on yellow-legged frogs
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, California 94132, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:587-97. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence from peptidomic analysis of skin secretions that the red-legged frogs, Rana aurora draytonii and Rana aurora aurora, are distinct species
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Peptides 27:1305-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The ascaphins: a family of antimicrobial peptides from the skin secretions of the most primitive extant frog, Ascaphus truei
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 320:170-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Host-defense peptides isolated from the skin secretions of the Northern red-legged frog Rana aurora aurora
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, P O Box 17666, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:83-90. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Peptide defenses of the Cascades frog Rana cascadae: implications for the evolutionary history of frogs of the Amerana species group
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Peptides 28:1268-74. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Contaminant residues and declines of the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) in the California Cascades, USA
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1895-902. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of chytrid and carbaryl exposure on survival, growth and skin peptide defenses in foothill yellow-legged frogs
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco CA 94132, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1771-6. 2007
    ..Skin peptide defenses were significantly reduced after exposure to carbaryl suggesting that pesticides may inhibit this innate immune defense and increase susceptibility to disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple stressors and amphibian declines: dual impacts of pesticides and fish on yellow-legged frogs
    Carlos Davidson
    Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University, California 94132, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:587-97. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence from peptidomic analysis of skin secretions that the red-legged frogs, Rana aurora draytonii and Rana aurora aurora, are distinct species
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Peptides 27:1305-12. 2006
    ..The data emphasize that amino acid sequences of antimicrobial peptides in skin secretions may be used to infer taxonomic and phylogenetic relationships between species of ranid frogs...
  5. ncbi request reprint The ascaphins: a family of antimicrobial peptides from the skin secretions of the most primitive extant frog, Ascaphus truei
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 320:170-5. 2004
    ..The data indicate that the host defence strategy of using antimicrobial peptides in skin secretions arose early in the evolution of anurans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Host-defense peptides isolated from the skin secretions of the Northern red-legged frog Rana aurora aurora
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, P O Box 17666, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:83-90. 2005
    ..Its biological function remains to be established. The primary structures of the antimicrobial peptides are consistent with a close phylogenetic relationship between R. aurora, Rana boylii and Rana luteiventris...
  7. ncbi request reprint Peptide defenses of the Cascades frog Rana cascadae: implications for the evolutionary history of frogs of the Amerana species group
    J Michael Conlon
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, 17666 Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Peptides 28:1268-74. 2007
    ..aurora form a clade that is distinct from one containing R. draytonii, R. boylii, and R. luteiventris. This conclusion is consistent with previous analyses based upon comparisons of the nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial genes...