Proteins and free amino acids in the salivary secretion and hemolymph of the tick Amblyomma hebraeum

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  • Abstract:

    Electrophoretic and chromatographic separations of the salivary secretion of Amblyomma hebraeum showed a less complex protein pattern than that of Ornithodoros savignyi. A hyaluronidase active component was isolated. The haemolymph protein pattern showed a major protein fraction with a mobility slightly faster than that of bovine serum albumin.