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News media highlights Woodhams research discovery

MucosomeDr. Woodhams et al. have discovered that the skin mucosome, or combined host and microbial defenses found in the mucus, can defend amphibians, and can be measured to predict disease susceptibility.  The study, funded by a Swiss National Science Foundation grant to Dr. Woodhams, received media attention:

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Douglas C. Woodhams, Ph.D.
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UMass Boston | Department of Biology
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