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Research Article

A Fungal Pathogen of Amphibians, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, Attenuates in Pathogenicity with In Vitro Passages

  • Penny F. Langhammer mail,

    penny.langhammer@asu.edu

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Karen R. Lips,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Patricia A. Burrowes,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America

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  • Tate Tunstall,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Crystal M. Palmer,

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • James P. Collins

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: October 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077630

About the Authors

Penny F. Langhammer, Crystal M. Palmer, James P. Collins
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Karen R. Lips, Tate Tunstall
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
Patricia A. Burrowes
Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: penny.langhammer@asu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PFL KRL PAB JPC. Performed the experiments: PFL CMP. Analyzed the data: PFL TT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KRL PAB. Wrote the manuscript: PFL JPC.