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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb203000.
Published: 22 May 2019
... serotonin-induced absorption across the anterior midgut in Rhodnius prolixus . Insect Anterior midgut Malpighian tubules Kissing bug Hematophagy Hematophagous insects, including triatomines, take a large amount of blood in every meal, which can be equivalent to several times their own...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (17): 3200–3207.
Published: 1 September 2013
... declared. 12 11 2012 30 4 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 compound eyes ocelli ommochromes hematophagy mutants Mutations in eye color have been identified in several insect species and have been used as a marker in genetic studies...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (16): 3093–3101.
Published: 15 August 2005
... palladium mesoporphyrin endocytosis hematophagy hemosome cattle tick Boophilus microplus Iron protoporphyrin IX (heme) performs an extensive array of beneficial roles as the prosthetic group of enzymes involved in the catalysis of redox reactions in all types of cells. On the other hand...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (18): 2843–2864.
Published: 15 September 2002
... for correspondence (e-mail: jribeiro@nih.gov ) 17 6 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 salivary gland proteome electrophoresis hematophagy Lyme's disease tick Ixodes scapularis Saliva of blood-sucking arthropods contains a large array of antihemostatic, anti...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (7): 1519–1526.
Published: 1 July 1995
... and Reduvidae) and evolved independently to blood feeding, Cimex lectularius and Rhodnius prolixus nitrophorin may be a case of convergent evolution. 08 03 1995 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1995 vasodilator salivary glands feeding hematophagy bedbug Cimex lectularius nitric...
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J Exp Biol (1993) 179 (1): 273–287.
Published: 1 June 1993
... 1993 by Company of Biologists 1993 saliva feeding hematophagy vasodilator aorta Anopheles albimanus When attempting to feed, blood-sucking arthropods injure their hosts and thus face a complex vertebrate defense system against blood loss, the hemostatic response. Platelet...