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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

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blot were used to investigate the pattern of antibody responses of six bovines infested twelve times with Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini, 1887) (Acari: Ixodidae) (six heavy infestations followed by six light infestations)...

Author(s)
Cruz, A. P. R.; Silva, S. S.; Mattos, R. T.; Vaz Jacute˜nior, I. da S.; Masuda, A.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 152-158
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