Saliva from nymph and adult females of Haemaphysalis longicornis: a proteomic study

  title={Saliva from nymph and adult females of Haemaphysalis longicornis: a proteomic study},
  author={Lucas Tirloni and Mohammad Saiful Islam and Tae Kwon Kim and Jolene K. Diedrich and John R. Yates and Antonio F. M. Pinto and Albert Mulenga and Myung-Jo You and Itabajara da Silva Vaz},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
Haemaphysalis longicornis is a major vector of Theileria spp., Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia spp. and Coxiella burnetti in East Asian countries. All life stages of ixodid ticks have a destructive pool-feeding style in which they create a pool-feeding site by lacerating host tissue and secreting a variety of biologically active compounds that allows the tick to evade host responses, enabling the uptake of a blood meal. The identification and functional characterization of tick saliva… CONTINUE READING
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