Frog genome holds promise for conservation, fighting disease threats

04/30/2010 | BBC

Researchers successfully sequenced a genome of the western clawed frog, which conservationists say could give rise to new ways of fighting the deadly fungal disease chytridiomycosis and other threats. "Understanding the effects of these hormone disruptors will help us preserve frog diversity and, since these chemicals also affect humans, could have a positive effect on human health," one of the researchers said.

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