Tag: Rhipicephalus microplus

Insight into how tick saliva suppresses cattle immunity

Scientists from Hokkaido University, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro have revealed that substances in tick saliva activate immune response-suppressing proteins in cattle that facilitates the transmission of tick-borne diseases. The finding, published in Scientific Reports, could help in the development of alternative control strategies. The researchers […]