Anopheles Database

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An Inhibitor of the Alternative Pathway of Complement in Saliva of New World Anopheline Mosquitoes.

The complement system current in circulating blood is an efficient mechanism of host protection, answerable for the killing of pathogens and the manufacturing of potent anaphylatoxins. Inhibitors of the complement system have been described within the saliva of hematophagous arthropods which are concerned within the safety of digestive tissues in opposition to complement system-mediated harm. On this research, we describe albicin, a novel...