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Exposed and concealed antigens as vaccine targets for controlling ticks and tick-borne diseases.

Abstract:

Tick vaccines derived from Bm86, a midgut membrane-bound protein of the cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, are currently the only commercially available ectoparasite vaccines. Despite its introduction to the market in 1994, and the recognized need for alternatives to chemical pesticides, progress in developing effective antitick vaccines (and ectoparasite vaccines in general) is slow. The primary rate-limiting step is the identification of suitable antigenic targets for vaccine development. Tw...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Trimnell, AR More by this author
Kazimirova, M More by this author
Journal:
Parasite immunology
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
155-163
Publication date:
2006-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-3024
ISSN:
0141-9838
URN:
uuid:6b38f0d6-f9cc-46be-bf00-ee2e74b6c7ba
Source identifiers:
402990
Local pid:
pubs:402990

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