News : 2015 : January

New Publications on Bamboo Sharks and Box Turtles

Acute phase proteins and the acute phase response appears to be highly conserved among animal species and, in fact, acute phase proteins have even been detected in molluscs and frogs. Our laboratory had great fortune to collaborate on two projects examining plasma protein electrophoretic profiles and acute phase proteins in the whitespotted bamboo shark and the eastern box turtle. Both studies were recently published in the December issue of the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.

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