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K-State researcher working to improve alternatives to equine antibiotics

Davis said she also hopes to find which motifs are the most stimulating to equine immune cells as well as how the immune response is initiated. Such research would continue to drive the development of more effective commercial immune stimulants.

"I think we could improve on something that works well," Davis said about the commercial stimulants. "The ultimate goal would be to reduce antibiotic usage for infectious diseases. People do commonly use the commercial products, so I think there would be some interest to have something that was better."

Davis is completing her Ph.D. under the direction of Dr. Frank Blecha.

"The antimicrobial peptide cloning/sequencing work has been part of my graduate work; the immunomodulation with CpG DNA studies are my current focus," Davis said.


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Contact: Elizabeth Davis, DVM
edavis@vet.k-state.edu
785-532-5700
Kansas State University
22-Jul-2004


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