Doug Woodhams

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Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) contribute to the immune defenses of many vertebrates, including amphibians. As larvae, amphibians are often exposed to the infectious stages of trematode parasites, many of which must penetrate the host’s skin, potentially interacting with host AMPs. We tested the effects of the natural AMPs repertoires on both the survival of(More)
It is well established that soybean products contain the phytoestrogens daidzein and genistein. 1-3 We have measured the levels of these compounds in several soy-based infant formulas available in New Zealand. The quantities recommended by manufacturers for infant feeding provide an intake (per kg body weight) of approximately three to five times as much(More)
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