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Tick saliva contains pharmacologically active molecules that allow these parasites to obtain a blood meal from the host and facilitate host infection by tick-borne pathogens. Recent transcriptomic(More)
Ornithodoros moubata is an argasid tick that lives in Africa in wild and synanthropic habitats. It feeds on warthogs, domestic swine and humans, and is able to transmit severe diseases such as human(More)
Significant amounts of enolase have recently been found in the saliva of the argasid tick Ornithodoros moubata, raising the question as to what the function of enolase in the tick-host interface is.(More)