For a complete publication list, please see Dr. Katzenback’s Google Scholar website or Research Gate profile. If you would like a free copy of any of Dr. Katzenback's publications, please send Dr. Katzenback an email.

Recent Publications

Composition of the North American wood frog (Rana sylvatica) skin microbiome and seasonal variation in community structure

Douglas AJ, Hug LA, Katzenback BA.

Microbial Ecology. 2020. In Press

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Cell line images

Xela DS2 and Xela VS2: two novel skin epithelial-like cell lines from adult African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) and their response to an extracellular viral dsRNA analogue

Bui-Marinos M, Varga JF, Vo NTK, Bols NC, Katzenback BA.

Dev Comp Immunol. Nov 2020. In Press.

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Regulation of endogenous antigen presentation in response to suboptimal temperatures in a walleye skin fibroblast cell line.

Abram QH, Vo NTK, Kellendonk C, Bols NC, Katzenback BA, Dixon B.

Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2020. 98:788-799.


Characterization of the continuous skin fibroblastoid cell line, WE-skin11f, from walleye (Sander vitreus).

Vo NTK, Katzenback BA, Kellendonk C, Duong T, Curtis TM, Dixon B, Bols NC.

J Fish Disease. 2019. 42:1587-1599

EAPP pathway

Effect of Suboptimal temperature on the regulation of endogenous antigen presentation in a rainbow trout hypodermal fibroblast cell line.

Abram QH, Rodriguez-Ramos T, Bols NC, Katzenback BA, Dixon B.

Dev Comp Immunol. 2019. 100:103423

Frog skin innate defences

Frog skin innate immune defences: sensing and surviving pathogens.

Varga JFA, Bui-Marinos MP, Katzenback BA.

Frontiers Immunol. 2019. 9:3138

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Venn diagram of host-pathogen-environment interaction

Impacts of low temperature on the teleost immune system.

Abram QH, Dixon B, Katzenback BA.

Biology. 2017. 6:39

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Regulation of the Rana sylvatica brevinin-1SY antimicrobial peptide during development and in dorsal and ventral skin in response to freezing, anoxia and dehydration.

Katzenback BA, Holden HA, Falardeau J, Childers C, Hadj-Moussa H, Avis TJ, Storey KB.

J Exp Biol. 2014. 217:1392-1401

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