Taegan A McMahon

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has nonamphibian hosts and releases chemicals that cause pathology in the absence of infection
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:210-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fungicide-induced declines of freshwater biodiversity modify ecosystem functions and services
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:714-22. 2012
  3. pmc The fungicide chlorothalonil is nonlinearly associated with corticosterone levels, immunity, and mortality in amphibians
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1098-103. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Community ecology theory predicts the effects of agrochemical mixtures on aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem properties
    Neal T Halstead
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620
    Ecol Lett 17:932-41. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Confronting inconsistencies in the amphibian-chytridiomycosis system: implications for disease management
    Matthew D Venesky
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL, 33620, U S A
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 89:477-83. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Nonmonotonic and monotonic effects of pesticides on the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in culture and on tadpoles
    Taegan A McMahon
    Integrative Biology Department, University of South Florida, SCA 110, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:7958-64. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead fungus overcoming fungal immunosuppression
    Taegan A McMahon
    1 University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA 2 University of Tampa, Department of Biology, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA 3
    Nature 511:224-7. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Trypan Blue Dye is an Effective and Inexpensive Way to Determine the Viability of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Zoospores
    Taegan A McMahon
    University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ecohealth 11:164-7. 2014

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has nonamphibian hosts and releases chemicals that cause pathology in the absence of infection
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:210-5. 2013
    ..dendrobatidis releases a chemical that can cause host pathology, even in the absence of infection. Managing these biological reservoirs for B. dendrobatidis and identifying this chemical might provide new hope for imperiled amphibians...
  2. doi request reprint Fungicide-induced declines of freshwater biodiversity modify ecosystem functions and services
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:714-22. 2012
    ..This work emphasises the need to re-evaluate the safety of chlorothalonil and to further link anthropogenic-induced changes in biodiversity to altered ecosystem functions...
  3. pmc The fungicide chlorothalonil is nonlinearly associated with corticosterone levels, immunity, and mortality in amphibians
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1098-103. 2011
    ..Contaminants have been implicated in declines of amphibians, a taxon with vital systems similar to those of humans. However, many chemicals have not been thoroughly tested on amphibians or do not directly kill them...
  4. ncbi request reprint Community ecology theory predicts the effects of agrochemical mixtures on aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem properties
    Neal T Halstead
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620
    Ecol Lett 17:932-41. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Confronting inconsistencies in the amphibian-chytridiomycosis system: implications for disease management
    Matthew D Venesky
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL, 33620, U S A
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 89:477-83. 2014
    ..g. climate change) affect Bd abundance. Advances in our knowledge of amphibian-chytrid interactions might inform the management of fungal pathogens in general, which are becoming more common and problematic globally...
  6. doi request reprint Nonmonotonic and monotonic effects of pesticides on the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in culture and on tadpoles
    Taegan A McMahon
    Integrative Biology Department, University of South Florida, SCA 110, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:7958-64. 2013
    ..Although both pesticides reduced Bd growth on frogs, neither cleared the infection entirely, and because we know little about the long-term effects of the pesticides on hosts, we do not recommend using these chemicals to control Bd. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead fungus overcoming fungal immunosuppression
    Taegan A McMahon
    1 University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA 2 University of Tampa, Department of Biology, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA 3
    Nature 511:224-7. 2014
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  8. ncbi request reprint Trypan Blue Dye is an Effective and Inexpensive Way to Determine the Viability of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Zoospores
    Taegan A McMahon
    University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ecohealth 11:164-7. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate that trypan blue can be used to determine the viability of Bd zoospores but not zoosporangia. We recommend using trypan blue to report the number of live zoospores to which hosts are exposed. ..