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Effect of temperature on the physiology of two exotic frogs: possible causes of distribution
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2015)
Two Australian frogs were introduced to New Zealand over 100 years ago. Since their introduction they have become widespread and well established with Litoria ewingii being more prevalent in alpine and cooler areas of New ...
Skin peptide defences of African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) and New Zealand Litoria frogs against bacterial dermatosepticemia
(University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2008)
In frogs, part of the important immune defence system of their skin is the secretion of antimicrobial peptides from granular glands. This study investigated the immune function of skin peptides in protection against bacterial ...