Alessia Franceschi

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We have recently performed molecular characterisation of an intracellular alpha-proteobacterium, named IricES1, which resides in the ovarian tissue of female Ixodes ricinus ticks from Italy. A unique(More)
Local tissue damage induced by LHF-II, a 22-kDa hemorrhagic metalloproteinase from Lachesis muta venom was studied. Intravital microscopy experiments evidenced hemorrhagic events 2 min after LHF-II(More)
Intracellular bacteria belonging to the genus Wolbachia have been described in filarial nematodes and these microorganisms appear to have evolved an obligatory mutualistic association with their(More)