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Resistance to Rhipicephalus microplus infestation in cattle has many effector mechanisms, each of which is likely to be modulated by complex, interacting factors. Some of the mechanisms of host resistance and their modulating factors have been identified and quantified, although much remains to be...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Piper, E. K.; Constantinoiu, C. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2014, 36, 11, pp 553-559
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is a parasite that causes economic losses in cattle herds, and immunological control is the most promising alternative to replace chemical control. The muscular protein paramyosin has been additionally found in non-muscle tissues and characterized as presenting activities...

Author(s)
Leal, B. F.; Seixas, A.; Mattos, R. T.; Coutinho, M. L.; Masuda, A.; Vaz Junior, I. da S.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 304-311
Abstract

Salivary molecules, as glycine-rich proteins (GRPs), are essential to tick attachment and feeding on the host and are suggested to be involved in the host's immune system evasion, therefore representing natural candidates in the search for protective vaccine antigens. This work shows the molecular...

Author(s)
Leal, B. F.; Alzugaray, M. F.; Seixas, A.; Vaz Júnior, I. da S.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2018, 145, 7, pp 927-938
Abstract

Tick bites promote activation of an inflammatory process that is influenced by bovine genetic composition and its history of previous exposure. Taurine and indicine breeds are known to differ on its immune response development against Rhipicephalus microplus. Nevertheless, further investigation...

Author(s)
Carvalho, W. A.; Domingues, R.; Prata, M. C. de A.; Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Oliveira, G. C. de; Guimarães, S. E. F.; Machado, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 205, 1/2, pp 307-317

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