Hematophagy

Known as: feeding on blood of other organism, phlebotomy, taking of blood meal 
The behaviour of feeding on the blood of another organism via specialized mouth parts and chemical agents used to penetrate vascular structures in… (More)
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2015
2015
Rhodnius prolixus not only has served as a model organism for the study of insect physiology, but also is a major vector of… (More)
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2011
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2011
Flies are one of four superradiations of insects (along with beetles, wasps, and moths) that account for the majority of animal… (More)
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2010
2010
The Anopheles gambiae salivary glands play a major role in malaria transmission and express a variety of bioactive components… (More)
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2009
2009
The trypsin-like serine protease (Tryp_SPc) family is ubiquitous in animals and plays diverse roles, especially in the digestive… (More)
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2008
2008
Mosquito saliva, consisting of a mixture of dozens of proteins affecting vertebrate hemostasis and having sugar digestive and… (More)
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2007
2007
Ticks are obligate blood feeders. The midgut is the first major region of the body where blood and microbes ingested with the… (More)
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2004
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2004
Blood feeding, or hematophagy, is a behavior exhibited by female mosquitoes required both for reproduction and for transmission… (More)
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2002
2002
Identification and characterization of antihemostatic components from hematophagous organisms are useful for the elucidation of… (More)
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2002
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2002
The African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, is specialized for rapid completion of development and reproduction. A… (More)
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1996
1996
We studied the effectiveness of EMLA cream (2.5% lidocaine, 2.5% prilocaine) in reducing distress, anxiety, and pain associated… (More)
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