- Immunology of the tick-host interaction and the control of ticks and tick-borne diseasesP Willadsen
CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, 120 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland 4068, Australia
Parasitol Today 15:258-62. 1999....
- Immunological control of ectoparasites: past achievements and future research prioritiesP Willadsen
CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Long Pocket Laboratories, Indooroopilly, QLD, Australia
Genet Anal 15:131-7. 1999..Increasingly too, effective pest control is likely to demand the integration of a variety of control technologies. The study of this integration is in its infancy...
- Peritrophic matrix proteinsR L Tellam
CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Queensland, Australia
Insect Biochem Mol Biol 29:87-101. 1999..The review concludes with speculation about the biological functions of the proteins in this matrix...
- Reduced oviposition of Boophilus microplus feeding on sheep vaccinated with vitellinR L Tellam
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Molecular Animal Genetics Centre, Gehrmann Research laboratories, Research Road, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4067, QLD, Australia
Vet Parasitol 103:141-56. 2002..microplus. However, critical protective epitopes are associated with the folding of the protein and/or the oligosaccharides attached to it...
- Identification and characterisation of the excreted/secreted serine proteases of larvae of the old world screwworm fly, Chrysomya bezzianaS Muharsini
CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Molecular Animal Genetics Centre, Level 3, Gehrmann Laboratories, University of Queensland, 4072, Queensland, Australia
Int J Parasitol 30:705-14. 2000....
- Vaccination against ectoparasitesP Willadsen
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Queensland Bioscience Precinct, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia
Parasitology 133:S9-S25. 2006..In most cases, the path to commercial delivery is uncertain. Although many constraints and challenges remain, the need for vaccines and our capacity to develop them can only increase...
- Potential for recombinant Babesia bovis antigens to protect against a highly virulent isolateM Hope
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Queensland Bioscience Precinct, St Lucia, Australia
Parasite Immunol 27:439-45. 2005..Control of parasites correlated with high monocyte numbers late in infection. The results thus confirm the potential usefulness of both antigens but also demonstrate the limitations of current formulations...
- Anti-tick vaccinesP Willadsen
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Queensland Bioscience Precinct, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia
Parasitology 129:S367-87. 2004..The groundwork has been laid; the potential of the field is still to be effectively exploited...
- Evidence for the utility of the Bm86 antigen from Boophilus microplus in vaccination against other tick speciesS De Vos
Division of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Exp Appl Acarol 25:245-61. 2001..a. anatolicum unequivocally demonstrated the conservation of this molecule in this species. Our strategy for the development of multivalent anti-tick vaccines is discussed in relation to these findings...
- Biochemical and molecular characterization of serine proteases from larvae of Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screwworm flyS Muharsini
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Molecular Animal Genetics Centre, Level 3 Gehrmann Laboratories, The University of Queensland, Qld. 4072, Australia
Insect Biochem Mol Biol 31:1029-40. 2001..The trypB family contains ten highly homologous sequences and probably represents an example of concerted evolution of a trypsin gene in Chrysomya bezziana...
- A novel family of chitin-binding proteins from insect type 2 peritrophic matrix. cDNA sequences, chitin binding activity, and cellular localizationG Wijffels
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Livestock Industries, Molecular Animal Genetics Centre, St Lucia, Queensland, 4072, Australia
J Biol Chem 276:15527-36. 2001..This is the first time that the process of synthesis and integration of a peritrophic matrix protein into the nascent peritrophic matrix has been observed...
- Control of parasitic disease using vaccines: an answer to drug resistance?J Vercruysse
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Salisburylaan 133, B9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Rev Sci Tech 26:105-15. 2007..However, for this aim to be realised, continued investment in basic research on the complex interplay between parasite and host will be necessary...