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  • Thomas N. Mather, Mark O. Loeches Wilson, Shelley I. Moore, José M. C. Ribeiro, Andrew Spielman
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • 1989 (First Publication: 1 July 1989)
  • The authors compared the contribution of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus), chipmunks (Tamias striatus), and meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) to infection of vector ticks with the LymeExpand
  • Jesus G. Valenzuela, Rosane Charlab, Thomas N. Mather, João Meireles Ribeiro
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2000 (First Publication: 23 June 2000)
  • The alternative pathway of complement is an important defense against pathogens and in tick rejection reactions. The tick Ixodes scapularis is able to feed repeatedly on its natural host and has aExpand
  • Ivo M. B. Francischetti, Jesus G. Valenzuela, John F Andersen, Thomas N. Mather, José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Blood
  • 2002 (First Publication: 15 May 2002)
  • Saliva of the hard tick and Lyme disease vector, Ixodes scapularis, has a repertoire of compounds that counteract host defenses. Following sequencing of an I scapularis salivary gland complementaryExpand
  • Ivo M. B. Francischetti, Thomas N. Mather, José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 June 2003)
  • The full-length sequence of tick salivary gland cDNA coding for a protein similar to metalloproteases (MP) of the reprolysin family is reported. The Ixodes scapularis MP is a 488 amino acid (aa)Expand
  • Ivo M. B. Francischetti, Van My Pham, +4 authors José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Insect biochemistry and molecular biology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 October 2005)
  • Sequencing of an Ixodes pacificus salivary gland cDNA library yielded 1068 sequences with an average undetermined nucleotide of 1.9% and an average length of 487 base pairs. Assembly of the expressedExpand