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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… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Several arthropod taxa live exclusively on vertebrate blood. This food source lacks essential metabolites required for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Rhodnius prolixus not only has served as a model organism for the study of insect physiology, but also is a major vector of… Expand
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2014
2014
Although pathogens are usually transmitted within the first 24-48 h of attachment of the castor bean tick Ixodes ricinus, little… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Flies are one of four superradiations of insects (along with beetles, wasps, and moths) that account for the majority of animal… Expand
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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… Expand
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2008
2008
BackgroundMosquito saliva, consisting of a mixture of dozens of proteins affecting vertebrate hemostasis and having sugar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Saliva of blood-sucking arthropods contains a complex and diverse mixture of antihemostatic, antiinflammatory, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BackgroundBlood feeding, or hematophagy, is a behavior exhibited by female mosquitoes required both for reproduction and for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, is specialized for rapid completion of development and reproduction. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Identification and characterization of antihemostatic components from hematophagous organisms are useful for the elucidation of… Expand
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