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    • The α-Gal Syndrome and Potential Mechanisms 

      Román Carrasco, Patricia; Hemmer, Wolfgang; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro; Hodžić, Adnan; Fuente, José de la; Swoboda, Ines (Frontiers Media, 2021-12-16)
      The α-Gal syndrome is a complex allergic disease characterized by the development of specific IgE antibodies against the carbohydrate galactose-α-1,3-galactose (α-Gal), an oligosaccharide present in cells and tissues of ...
    • Arthropod Ectoparasites Have Potential to Bind SARS-CoV-2 via ACE 

      Datt Lam, Su; Ashford, Paul; Diaz Sanchez, Sandra; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M.; Gortazar, Christian; Fuente, José de la; Orengo, Christine (MDPI, 2021-04-16)
      Coronavirus-like organisms have been previously identified in Arthropod ectoparasites (such as ticks and unfed cat flea). Yet, the question regarding the possible role of these arthropods as SARS-CoV-2 passive/biological ...
    • Assessing the risks of SARS-CoV-2 in wildlife 

      Delahay, Richard; Fuente, José de la; Smith, G. C.; Sharun, Khan; Snary, E. L.; Flores Girón, Luis; Nziza, Julius; Fooks, Anthony; Brookes, Sharon M; Lean, F. Z. X.; Breed, Andrew; Gortazar, Christian (Springer, 2021-04-07)
      The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 likely emerged from a wildlife source with transmission to humans followed by rapid geographic spread throughout the globe and severe impacts on both human health and the global economy. ...
    • Analysis of Genetic Diversity in Indian Isolates of Rhipicephalus microplus Based on Bm86 Gene Sequence 

      Parthasarathi, BC; Kumar, Binod; Nagar, Gaurav; Manjunathachar, HV; Fuente, José de la; Ghosh, Srikanta (MDPI, 2021-02-26)
      The control of cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, is focused on repeated use of acaricides. However, due to growing acaricide resistance and residues problem, immunization of animals along with limited use of effective ...
    • Additional evidence on the efficacy of different Akirin vaccines assessed on Anopheles arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae) 

      De la Fuente, José; Letinic, Blazenka Danica; Contreras Rojo, Marinela; Leah Dahan, Yael; Linnekugel, Ingrid; Koekemoer, Lizette (Springer, 2021-04)
      Background: Anopheles arabiensis is an opportunistic malaria vector that rests and feeds outdoors, circumventingcurrent indoor vector control methods. Furthermore, this vector will readily feed on both animals and humans. ...
    • Enlisting the Ixodes scapularis Embryonic ISE6 Cell Line to Investigate the Neuronal Basis of Tick—Pathogen Interactions 

      Mateos-Hernández, Lourdes; Pipová Kokošová, Natália; Allain, Eléonore; Henry, Celine; Rouxel, Clotilde; Lagrée, Anne-Claire; Haddad, Nadia; Boulouis, Henri-Jean; Valdes, James; Alberdi, Pilar; Fuente, José de la; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro; Simo, Ladislav (MDPI, 2021-01-14)
      Neuropeptides are small signaling molecules expressed in the tick central nervous system, i.e., the synganglion. The neuronal-like Ixodes scapularis embryonic cell line, ISE6, is an effective tool frequently used for ...
    • Comparative analysis of Rhipicephalus tick salivary gland and cement elementome 

      Pacheco, Iván; Prado, Eduardo; Artigas Jerónimo, Sara; Lima Barbero, Jose Francisco; de la Fuente, Gabriela; Antunes, S; Couto, Joana; Domingos, Ana; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M.; Fuente, José de la (Elsevier, 2021-04-07)
      Rhipicephalus spp. (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks are obligate hematophagous arthropods, which constitute a model for the study of vector-host interactions. The chemical composition or elementome of salivary glands (SG) and cement ...
    • Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato (Acari: Ixodidae) Tropical and Temperate Lineages: Uncovering Differences During Ehrlichia canis Infection 

      Seron Sanches, Gustavo; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M.; Couto, Joana; Ferrolho, Joana; Fernandez de Mera, Isabel G.; André, Marcos; Barros-Battesti, D.M.; Machado, R.Z; Bechara, G.H.; Mateos Hernández, Lourdes; Fuente, José de la; Barata-Antunes, Sandra; Domingos, Ana (Frontiers, 2021-01)
      The tick vector Rhipicephalus sanguineus is established as a complex of closely related species with high veterinary-medical significance, in which the presence of different genetic, morphological, and biological traits ...
    • Changes in serum biomarkers of oxidative stress in cattle vaccinated with tick recombinant antigens: a pilot study 

      Contreras Rojo, Marinela; Peres Rubio, Camila; Fuente, José de la; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M.; Merino, Octavio; Mosqueda, Juan; Cerón, José Joaquín (MDPI, 2020-12)
      Tick vaccination is an environmentally friendly alternative for tick control, pathogen infection, and transmission. Tick vaccine protection is sometimes incomplete, which may be due to problems in the stability, conformation, ...
    • Experimental Ixodes ricinus-Sheep Cycle of Anaplasma phagocytophilum NV2Os Propagated in Tick Cell Cultures 

      Almazán, Consuelo; Fourniol, Lisa; Rouxel, Clotilde; Alberdi, PIlar; Gandoin, Christelle; Lagrée, Anne-Claire; Boulouis, Henri-Jean; Fuente, José de la; Bonnet, Sarah (Frontiers, 2020-02)
      The causative agent of tick-borne fever and human granulocytic anaplasmosis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, is transmitted by Ixodes ricinus, and is currently considered an emerging disease throughout Europe. In this study, ...
    • Clinical gamasoidosis and antibody response in two patients infested with Ornithonyssus bursa (Acari: Gamasida: acronyssidae) 

      Lima-Barbero, José Francisco; Sánchez Sánchez, Marta; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro; Mateos-Hernández, Lourdes; Contreras, Marinela; Fernández de Mera, Isabel G.; Villar, Margarita; Fuente, José de la (Springer, 2019-07)
      Blood-feeding ectoparasites constitute a growing burden for human and animal health, and animal production worldwide. In particular, mites (Acari: Gamasida) of the genera Dermanyssus (Dermanyssidae) and Ornithonyssus ...
    • Clinical gamasoidosis and antibody response in two patients infested with Ornithonyssus bursa (Acari: Gamasida: Macronyssidae) 

      Fuente, José de la; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M.; G. Fernandez de Mera, Isabel; Contreras Rojo, Marinela; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro; Sánchez-Sánchez, Marta; Lima Barbero, Jose Francisco (2019-07)
      Blood-feeding ectoparasites constitute a growing burden for human and animal health, and animal production worldwide. In particular, mites (Acari: Gamasida) of the genera Dermanyssus (Dermanyssidae) and Ornithonyssus ...
    • Metaproteomics characterization of the alphaproteobacteria microbiome in different developmental and feeding stages of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778) 

      Lima Barbero, Jose Francisco; Diaz Sanchez, Sandra; Sparagano, Olivier A. E.; Finn, Robert; Fuente, José de la; Villar-Rayo, Margarita M. (Taylor and Francis, 2019-08-02)
      The poultry red mite (PRM), Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778), is a worldwide distributed ectoparasite and considered a major pest affecting the laying hen industry in Europe. Based on available information in other ...
    • Anti-Tick Microbiota Vaccine Impacts Ixodes ricinus Performance during Feeding 

      Mateos-Hernández, Lourdes; Obregón Alvarez, Dasiel; Maye, Jennifer; Borneres, Jeremie; Versillé, Nicolas; Fuente, José de la; Estrada-Peña, Agustín; Hodži´c, Adnan; Šimo, Ladislav; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro (MDPI, 2020-11-21)
      The tick microbiota is a highly complex ensemble of interacting microorganisms. Keystone taxa, with a central role in the microbial networks, support the stability and fitness of the microbial communities. The keystoneness ...
    • A community approach to the Neotropical ticks-hosts interactions 

      Estrada-Peña, Agustín; Nava, Santiago; Tarragona, Evelina L.; Fuente, José de la; Guglielmone, Alberto A. (Nature Research, 2020)
      The relationships between ticks and hosts are relevant to capture the ecological background driving the evolution of these parasites. We used a set of 4,764 records of ticks of the genera Amblyomma, Ixodes, and Haemaphysalis ...
    • Towards an Effective, Rational and Sustainable Approach for the Control of Cattle Ticks in the Neotropics 

      Estrada-Peña, Agustín; Szabó, M. P. J.; Labruna; Mosqueda, Juan; Merino, Octavio; Tarragona, E. L.; Venzal, José; Fuente, José de la (MDPI, 2019-12-30)
      Ticks and transmitted pathogens constitute a major burden for cattle industry in the Neotropics. To address this limitation, the Spanish Ibero-American Program of Science and Technology in Development office (CYTED) ...
    • Tuberculosis vaccination sequence effect on protection in wild boar 

      Díez-Delgado, Iratxe; Sevilla, Iker A.; Garrido, Joseba M.; Romero Martínez, Beatriz; Geijo, Maria V.; Domínguez Rodríguez, Lucas; Juste, Ramon; Aranaz, Alicia; de la Fuente, José; Gortazar, Christian (Elsevier, 2019-10)
      The Eurasian wild boar (Sus scrofa) is a reservoir for tuberculosis (TB) in which vaccination is a valuable tool for control. We evaluated the protection and immune response achieved by homologous and heterologous regimes ...
    • Delayed hypersensitivity reaction to mammalian galactose-α-1,3-galactose (α-Gal) after repeated tick bites in a patient from France 

      Hodžić, Adnan; Mateos-Hernández, Lourdes; de la Fuente, José; Cabezas-Cruz, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2019-08)
      The α-Gal syndrome is a tick-associated and emerging IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reaction directed against the carbohydrate Galα1-3Galβ1-(3)4GlcNAc-R (α-Gal) epitope after red meat intake. Herein, we describe a clinical ...
    • The Good, the Bad and the Tick 

      Fuente, José de la; Cabezas Cruz, Alejandro; Estrada Peña, Agustín (Frontiers Media, 2019-05-15)
      How tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) could help us understand cancer? The diversity of pathogens transmitted by ticks is higher than that of any other known arthropod vector and includes protozoa (e.g., Babesia spp. and ...
    • Species occurrence of ticks in South America, and interactions with biotic and abiotic traits 

      Fuente, José de la; Estrada Peña, Agustín; Nava, Santiago; Tarragona, Evelina L.; Bermúdez, Sergio; Domingos, Ana; Labruna, Marcelo; Mosqueda, Juán; Merino, Octavio; Szabó, Matias Pablo Juán; Venzal, José M.; Guglielmone, Alberto A. (Nature Research, 2019-12-03)
      The datasets of records of the distribution of ticks and their hosts are invaluable tools to understand the phylogenetic patterns of evolution of ticks and the abiotic traits to which they are associated. Such datasets ...