Ana Marisa Chudzinski-Tavassi

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Bioactive compounds of great interest are found in the saliva of hematophagous organisms. While exploring a cDNA library derived from the salivary glands of the tick Amblyomma cajennense, a(More)
The neotropical tick Amblyomma cajennense is a significant pest to domestic animals, the most frequently human-biting tick in South America and the main vector of Brazilian spotted fever (caused by(More)
Acute ocular infection due to free-living amoebae of the genus Acanthamoeba is characterized by severe pain, loss of corneal transparency and, eventually, blindness. Proteolytic enzymes secreted by(More)
Haemostatic disorders caused by Lonomia obliqua caterpillars has reached epidemic proportions in southern Brazil. Here we evaluated coagulation and fibrinolysis in 105 patients after accidental(More)