rhipicephalus

Summary

Summary: A genus of TICKS, in the family IXODIDAE, widespread in Africa. Members of the genus include many important vectors of animal and human pathogens.

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  1. Katzer F, Ngugi D, Oura C, Bishop R, Taracha E, Walker A, et al. Extensive genotypic diversity in a recombining population of the apicomplexan parasite Theileria parva. Infect Immun. 2006;74:5456-64 pubmed
    ..Theileria parva using genome-wide marker analysis of haploid sporozoite populations obtained from infected Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks...
  2. Liu Q, Zhou Y, Zhou D, Liu E, Du K, Chen S, et al. Semi-nested PCR detection of Babesia orientalis in its natural hosts Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides and buffalo. Vet Parasitol. 2007;143:260-6 pubmed
    ..we sought to develop a semi-nested PCR to detect Babesia orientalis in buffalo and the potential tick vector-Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides by amplifying a specific 257bp fragment of B. orientalis 18S rRNA gene...
  3. Guerrero F, Moolhuijzen P, Peterson D, Bidwell S, Caler E, Bellgard M, et al. Reassociation kinetics-based approach for partial genome sequencing of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:374 pubmed publisher
    The size and repetitive nature of the Rhipicephalus microplus genome makes obtaining a full genome sequence fiscally and technically problematic...
  4. Carvalho W, Franzin A, Abatepaulo A, de Oliveira C, Moré D, Da Silva J, et al. Modulation of cutaneous inflammation induced by ticks in contrasting phenotypes of infestation in bovines. Vet Parasitol. 2010;167:260-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Bovines express heritable, contrasting phenotypes of infestations with the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: breeds of Bos taurus indicus are significantly more resistant than those of Bos taurus ..
  5. Scoles G, Ueti M, Noh S, Knowles D, Palmer G. Conservation of transmission phenotype of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) strains among Dermacentor and Rhipicephalus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae). J Med Entomol. 2007;44:484-91 pubmed
    Before the eradication of Boophilus ticks from the United States, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) were important biological vectors of the cattle pathogen Anaplasma marginale ..
  6. Yu Y, Cao J, Zhou Y, Zhang H, Zhou J. Isolation and characterization of two novel serpins from the tick Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2013;4:297-303 pubmed publisher
    Two novel serpins with anti-chymotrypsin activity, RHS-1 and RHS-2, were identified in the tick Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides...
  7. Gao X, Shi L, Zhou Y, Cao J, Zhang H, Zhou J. Characterization of the anticoagulant protein Rhipilin-1 from the Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides tick. J Insect Physiol. 2011;57:339-43 pubmed publisher
    ..molecular mechanism of tick blood feeding, an anticoagulant protein, Rhipilin-1, was identified in the tick Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides...
  8. Andreotti R, Perez de Leon A, Dowd S, Guerrero F, Bendele K, Scoles G. Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus through tag-encoded pyrosequencing. BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:6 pubmed publisher
    ..The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, hinders livestock production in tropical and subtropical parts of the world where it is ..
  9. Zivkovic Z, Esteves E, Almazan C, Daffre S, Nijhof A, Kocan K, et al. Differential expression of genes in salivary glands of male Rhipicephalus (Boophilus)microplus in response to infection with Anaplasma marginale. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:186 pubmed publisher
    ..by the rickettsial tick-borne pathogen Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae), is vectored by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus)microplus in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. A...

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  1. Baneth G, Samish M, Shkap V. Life cycle of Hepatozoon canis (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) in the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus and domestic dog (Canis familiaris). J Parasitol. 2007;93:283-99 pubmed
    The life cycle of the apicomplexan protozoon Hepatozoon canis in its natural hosts Rhipicephalus sanguineus (tick) and Canis familiaris (domestic dog) was studied in an experimental infection...
  2. Gonsioroski A, Bezerra I, Utiumi K, Driemeier D, Farias S, da Silva Vaz I, et al. Anti-tick monoclonal antibody applied by artificial capillary feeding in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus females. Exp Parasitol. 2012;130:359-63 pubmed publisher
    The tick Rhipicephalus microplus is an ectoparasite harmful to livestock, a vector of disease agents that affects meat and milk production...
  3. de Abreu L, Fabres A, Esteves E, Masuda A, da Silva Vaz I, Daffre S, et al. Exogenous insulin stimulates glycogen accumulation in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus embryo cell line BME26 via PI3K/AKT pathway. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;153:185-90 pubmed publisher
    ..study the insulin-triggered pathway and its possible roles during embryogenesis we used a culture of embryonic Rhipicephalus microplus cells (BME26)...
  4. Barré N, Li A, Miller R, Gaïa H, Delathière J, Davey R, et al. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of deltamethrin and amitraz mixtures for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in New Caledonia. Vet Parasitol. 2008;155:110-9 pubmed publisher
    Acaricide resistance is a major problem that hinders the control of the tropical cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), in many parts of the world where cattle production continues to suffer severe economic losses ..
  5. Lew Tabor A, Moolhuijzen P, Vance M, Kurscheid S, Valle M, Jarrett S, et al. Suppressive subtractive hybridization analysis of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus larval and adult transcript expression during attachment and feeding. Vet Parasitol. 2010;167:304-20 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first comprehensive analysis of the R. microplus transcriptome from multiple stages of ticks and assists to elucidate the molecular events during tick attachment and development...
  6. Ravindran R, Juliet S, Sunil A, Kumar K, Nair S, Amithamol K, et al. Eclosion blocking effect of ethanolic extract of Leucas aspera (Lamiaceae) on Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus. Vet Parasitol. 2011;179:287-90 pubmed publisher
    The crude ethanolic extract of aerial parts of Leucas aspera was tested for its acaricidal properties against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus...
  7. Mans B, Ribeiro J, Andersen J. Structure, function, and evolution of biogenic amine-binding proteins in soft ticks. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:18721-33 pubmed publisher
    ..for the female-specific histamine-binding protein (FS-HBP), the histamine-binding lipocalin of the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus...
  8. Mtambo J, Madder M, Van Bortel W, Geysen D, Berkvens D, Backeljau T. Genetic variation in Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Acari: Ixodidae) from Zambia: correlating genetic and ecological variation with Rhipicephalus appendiculatus from eastern and southern Africa. J Vector Ecol. 2007;32:168-75 pubmed
    Based on their ecology, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks from eastern and southern Africa have been divided into three groups. We investigated how two geographic genetically differentiated stocks of R...
  9. Rodriguez Valle M, Moolhuijzen P, Piper E, Weiss O, Vance M, Bellgard M, et al. Rhipicephalus microplus lipocalins (LRMs): genomic identification and analysis of the bovine immune response using in silico predicted B and T cell epitopes. Int J Parasitol. 2013;43:739-52 pubmed publisher
    The attachment to host skin by Rhipicephalus microplus larvae induces a series of physiological events at the attachment site...
  10. Ravindran R, Juliet S, Sunil A, Ajith Kumar K, Nair S, Amithamol K, et al. Acaricidal activity of Cassia alata against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus. Exp Appl Acarol. 2012;56:69-74 pubmed publisher
    ..was studied against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus...
  11. Louw E, van der Merwe N, Neitz A, Maritz Olivier C. Evolution of the tissue factor pathway inhibitor-like Kunitz domain-containing protein family in Rhipicephalus microplus. Int J Parasitol. 2013;43:81-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Although Kunitz-type proteins have been found in Rhipicephalus microplus, the TFPI-like Kunitz protein family has not yet been studied...
  12. Lubinga J, Tuppurainen E, Coetzer J, Stoltsz W, Venter E. Transovarial passage and transmission of LSDV by Amblyomma hebraeum, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and Rhipicephalus decoloratus. Exp Appl Acarol. 2014;62:67-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Mechanical (intrastadial) and transstadial transmission by Amblyomma hebraeum and Rhipicephalus appendiculatus as well as transovarial transmission by R. decoloratus have been reported...
  13. Tirloni L, Seixas A, Mulenga A, Vaz I, Termignoni C. A family of serine protease inhibitors (serpins) in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Exp Parasitol. 2014;137:25-34 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes eighteen full-length cDNA sequences encoding serpins identified in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, here named RmS 1-18 (R. microplus serpin)...
  14. Howell J, Ueti M, Palmer G, Scoles G, Knowles D. Persistently infected calves as reservoirs for acquisition and transovarial transmission of Babesia bovis by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:3155-9 pubmed
  15. Ricci C, Pinto A, Berger M, Termignoni C. A thrombin inhibitor from the gut of Boophilus microplus ticks. Exp Appl Acarol. 2007;42:291-300 pubmed
    ..B. microplus gut thrombin inhibitor (BmGTI) is also capable of enhancing activated protein C (APC) activity upon its specific substrate (H-D-Glu-Pro-Arg-para-nitroanilide), an activity never described before among B. microplus molecules...
  16. Brake D, Perez de Leon A. Immunoregulation of bovine macrophages by factors in the salivary glands of Rhipicephalus microplus. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:38 pubmed publisher
    Alternative strategies are required to control the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, due to evolving resistance to commercially available acaricides...
  17. Heekin A, Guerrero F, Bendele K, Saldivar L, Scoles G, Dowd S, et al. Gut transcriptome of replete adult female cattle ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, feeding upon a Babesia bovis-infected bovine host. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:3075-90 pubmed publisher
    As it feeds upon cattle, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is capable of transmitting a number of pathogenic organisms, including the apicomplexan hemoparasite Babesia bovis, a causative agent of bovine babesiosis. The R...
  18. Rodríguez Hernández E, Mosqueda J, Alvarez Sánchez M, Neri A, Mendoza Hernandez G, Camacho Nuez M. The identification of a VDAC-like protein involved in the interaction of Babesia bigemina sexual stages with Rhipicephalus microplus midgut cells. Vet Parasitol. 2012;187:538-41 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the interaction of Rhipicephalus microplus midgut cells with Babesia bigemina sexual stages using a proteomic approach. A polypeptide from the R. microplus midgut that binds to proteins from B...
  19. Seixas A, Leal A, Nascimento Silva M, Masuda A, Termignoni C, da Silva Vaz I. Vaccine potential of a tick vitellin-degrading enzyme (VTDCE). Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;124:332-40 pubmed publisher
    VTDCE (Vitelin-Degrading Cysteine Endopeptidase) is a peptidase with an active role in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus embryogenesis...
  20. Ribeiro V, Avancini C, Gonçalves K, Toigo E, von Poser G. Acaricidal activity of Calea serrata (Asteraceae) on Boophilus microplus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus. Vet Parasitol. 2008;151:351-4 pubmed
    ..Larvae of Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick, received the same treatment. The extract was toxic to the eggs of B...
  21. Nunes E, Mathias M, Bechara G. Structural and cytochemical changes in the salivary glands of the Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (CANESTRINI, 1887) (Acari: Ixodidae) tick female during feeding. Vet Parasitol. 2006;140:114-23 pubmed
    This study describes the morphology of salivary glands of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus female ticks at beginning of feeding (24-48 h of attachment) and semi-engorged (4-5 days of attachment) to verify the degenerative ..
  22. Santi L, Silva W, Pinto A, Schrank A, Vainstein M. Differential immunoproteomics enables identification of Metarhizium anisopliae proteins related to Rhipicephalus microplus infection. Res Microbiol. 2009;160:824-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Differential immunoproteomics was applied to identify proteins secreted by Metarhizium anisopliae induced by the Rhipicephalus microplus cuticle...
  23. Rodriguez Vivas R, Trees A, Rosado Aguilar J, Villegas Perez S, Hodgkinson J. Evolution of acaricide resistance: phenotypic and genotypic changes in field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in response to pyrethroid selection pressure. Int J Parasitol. 2011;41:895-903 pubmed publisher
    ..phenotype and genotype in the presence or absence of pyrethroid selection pressure on field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks on 11 farms with varying degrees of pyrethroid resistance...
  24. Aguilar Tipacamú G, Miller R, Hernandez Ortiz R, Rodriguez Vivas R, Vásquez Pélaez C, Garcia Vazquez Z, et al. Inheritance of pyrethroid resistance and a sodium channel gene mutation in the cattle tick Boophilus microplus. Parasitol Res. 2008;103:633-9 pubmed publisher
    ..microplus...
  25. Esteves E, Fogaça A, Maldonado R, Silva F, Manso P, Pelajo Machado M, et al. Antimicrobial activity in the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus eggs: Cellular localization and temporal expression of microplusin during oogenesis and embryogenesis. Dev Comp Immunol. 2009;33:913-9 pubmed publisher
    ..activity against Candida albicans and Micrococcus luteus on the surface and in homogenate of eggs of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. One of the anti-M. luteus factors of the egg homogenate was isolated to homogeneity...
  26. Estrada Pena A, Venzal J, Nava S, Mangold A, Guglielmone A, Labruna M, et al. Reinstatement of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) australis (Acari: Ixodidae) with redescription of the adult and larval stages. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:794-802 pubmed
    b>Rhipicephalus australis Fuller, the Australian cattle tick, is reinstated and the adults and larvae redescribed from material collected in Australia. This long ignored boophilid was previously known as R...
  27. Prudencio C, Marra A, Cardoso R, Goulart L. Recombinant peptides as new immunogens for the control of the bovine tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Vet Parasitol. 2010;172:122-31 pubmed publisher
    A candidate vaccine that effectively controls Rhipicephalus microplus ticks in livestock is an attractive strategy in bovine management because of the expensive and labor-intensive treatment of animals with acaricides...
  28. Andreotti R. A synthetic bmti n-terminal fragment as antigen in bovine immunoprotection against the tick Boophilus microplus in a pen trial. Exp Parasitol. 2007;116:66-70 pubmed
    ..Challenge was performed with 15,000 larvae. The specific IgG response was measured by ELISA, with successful outcomes for vaccinated animals. Vaccination resulted in an 18.4% level of efficacy when compared with the control group...
  29. Parizi L, Pohl P, Masuda A, Vaz I. New approaches toward anti-Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus tick vaccine. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2009;18:1-7 pubmed
    The tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (formerly Boophilus microplus) is the major ectoparasite affecting livestock in America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania...
  30. Jittapalapong S, Kaewhom P, Pumhom P, Canales M, de la Fuente J, Stich R. Immunization of rabbits with recombinant serine protease inhibitor reduces the performance of adult female Rhipicephalus microplus. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2010;57:103-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the immunogenicity and protection of recombinant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus salivary gland Serpin (rSerpin) in rabbits...
  31. Cetin H, Cilek J, Aydin L, Yanikoglu A. Acaricidal effects of the essential oil of Origanum minutiflorum (Lamiaceae) against Rhipicephalus turanicus (Acari: Ixodidae). Vet Parasitol. 2009;160:359-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Schwarz & P.H. Davis (Lamiaceae) against adult Rhipicephalus turanicus was evaluated at a variety of concentrations and exposure times...
  32. Moraes J, Arreola R, Cabrera N, Saramago L, Freitas D, Masuda A, et al. Structural and biochemical characterization of a recombinant triosephosphate isomerase from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2011;41:400-9 pubmed publisher
    ..we cloned, expressed, purified and studied kinetic and structural characteristics of TIM from tick embryos, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (BmTIM)...
  33. Rosario Cruz R, Guerrero F, Miller R, Rodriguez Vivas R, Tijerina M, Dominguez Garcia D, et al. Molecular survey of pyrethroid resistance mechanisms in Mexican field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Parasitol Res. 2009;105:1145-53 pubmed publisher
    ..to synthetic pyrethroids (SP s) and the role of two major resistance mechanisms were evaluated in Mexican Rhipicephalus microplus tick populations...
  34. Tuppurainen E, Lubinga J, Stoltsz W, Troskie M, Carpenter S, Coetzer J, et al. Evidence of vertical transmission of lumpy skin disease virus in Rhipicephalus decoloratus ticks. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2013;4:329-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether Rhipicephalus decoloratus ticks were able to transmit lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) transovarially...
  35. Lovis L, Mendes M, Perret J, Martins J, Bouvier J, Betschart B, et al. Use of the Larval Tarsal Test to determine acaricide resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Brazilian field populations. Vet Parasitol. 2013;191:323-31 pubmed publisher
    Acaricide resistance of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is widespread in most of the countries where this parasite is present. Bioassays are used to diagnose the level and pattern of resistance in tick populations...
  36. Hsu Y, Lin C, Chomel B, Tsai K, Wu W, Huang C, et al. Identification of Rickettsia felis in fleas but not ticks on stray cats and dogs and the evidence of Rickettsia rhipicephali only in adult stage of Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011;34:513-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Besides, 386 Rhipicephalus ticks collected from the other 62 stray dogs were included in this study...
  37. Antunes S, Galindo R, Almazan C, Rudenko N, Golovchenko M, Grubhoffer L, et al. Functional genomics studies of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus ticks in response to infection with the cattle protozoan parasite, Babesia bigemina. Int J Parasitol. 2012;42:187-95 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina are transmitted by cattle ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus and Rhipicephalus microplus, which are considered the most important cattle ..
  38. Rodriguez Valle M, Lew Tabor A, Gondro C, Moolhuijzen P, Vance M, Guerrero F, et al. Comparative microarray analysis of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus expression profiles of larvae pre-attachment and feeding adult female stages on Bos indicus and Bos taurus cattle. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:437 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is an obligate blood feeder which is host specific to cattle...
  39. Jonsson N, Miller R, Kemp D, Knowles A, Ardila A, Verrall R, et al. Rotation of treatments between spinosad and amitraz for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations with amitraz resistance. Vet Parasitol. 2010;169:157-64 pubmed publisher
    ..This pattern suggests a relative lack of fitness of amitraz-resistant ticks that might be exploited by using an acaricide rotation strategy...
  40. Broglio Micheletti S, Valente E, de Souza L, Dias N, de Araújo A. [Plant extracts in control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini, 1887) (Acari: Ixodidae) in laboratory]. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2009;18:44-8 pubmed
    Plant extracts were studied to evaluate its efficiency in the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini, 1887) in laboratory. Engorged female ticks were collected from the cattle, kept in Petri dishes...
  41. Soares T, Watanabe R, Tanaka Azevedo A, Torquato R, Lu S, Figueiredo A, et al. Expression and functional characterization of boophilin, a thrombin inhibitor from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus midgut. Vet Parasitol. 2012;187:521-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is an ectoparasite responsible for an important decrease in meat, milk and leather production, caused both by cattle blood loss and by the transmission of anaplasmosis and babesiosis. R...
  42. Racelis A, Davey R, Goolsby J, Perez de Leon A, Varner K, Duhaime R. Facilitative ecological interactions between invasive species: Arundo donax stands as favorable habitat for cattle ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) along the U.S.-Mexico border. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:410-7 pubmed
    The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) spp. is a key vector of protozoa that cause bovine babesiosis...
  43. Santhoshkumar T, Rahuman A, Bagavan A, Marimuthu S, Jayaseelan C, Kirthi A, et al. Evaluation of stem aqueous extract and synthesized silver nanoparticles using Cissus quadrangularis against Hippobosca maculata and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Exp Parasitol. 2012;132:156-65 pubmed publisher
    ..the adult of hematophagous fly, Hippobosca maculata (Diptera: Hippoboscidae), and the larvae of cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)...
  44. Gachohi J, Kitala P, Ngumi P, Skilton R, Bett B. Population attributable fractions of farm vector tick (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus) presence on Theileria parva infection seroprevalence under endemic instability. Prev Vet Med. 2013;108:103-13 pubmed publisher
    The primary objective of this study was to assess the impact of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus tick presence (exposure variable) on Theileria parva infection seroprevalence (outcome variable) in a group of cattle belonging to a farm using ..
  45. Rosado Aguilar J, Aguilar Caballero A, Rodriguez Vivas R, Borges Argaez R, Garcia Vazquez Z, Mendez Gonzalez M. Acaricidal activity of extracts from Petiveria alliacea (Phytolaccaceae) against the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: ixodidae). Vet Parasitol. 2010;168:299-303 pubmed publisher
    ..and leaves of Petiveria alliacea (Phytolaccaceae) was carried out on larvae and adults of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus using the larval immersion test (LIT) and adult immersion test (AIT), respectively...
  46. Perez Perez D, Bechara G, Machado R, Andrade G, Del Vecchio R, Pedroso M, et al. Efficacy of the Bm86 antigen against immature instars and adults of the dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae). Vet Parasitol. 2010;167:321-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of recent phylogenetic studies have lead to the inclusion of all Boophilus species within the Rhipicephalus genera, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of the Bm86 antigen on the biotic potential of Rhipicephalus ..
  47. Odongo D, Kamau L, Skilton R, Mwaura S, Nitsch C, Musoke A, et al. Vaccination of cattle with TickGARD induces cross-reactive antibodies binding to conserved linear peptides of Bm86 homologues in Boophilus decoloratus. Vaccine. 2007;25:1287-96 pubmed
    ..decoloratus infestations, but there was no effect of the vaccine against adult Rhipicephalus appendiculatus. We cloned, sequenced and expressed two Bm86 homologues (Bd86) from B. decoloratus...
  48. Almazan C, Lagunes R, Villar M, Canales M, Rosario Cruz R, Jongejan F, et al. Identification and characterization of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus candidate protective antigens for the control of cattle tick infestations. Parasitol Res. 2010;106:471-9 pubmed publisher
    The cattle ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) spp., affect cattle production in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Tick vaccines constitute a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to tick control...
  49. Nijhof A, Balk J, Postigo M, Jongejan F. Selection of reference genes for quantitative RT-PCR studies in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks and determination of the expression profile of Bm86. BMC Mol Biol. 2009;10:112 pubmed publisher
    ..The first goal of this study was to evaluate the expression stability of commonly used reference genes in Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks...
  50. Carvalho W, Maruyama S, Franzin A, Abatepaulo A, Anderson J, Ferreira B, et al. Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: clotting time in tick-infested skin varies according to local inflammation and gene expression patterns in tick salivary glands. Exp Parasitol. 2010;124:428-35 pubmed publisher
    ..In the resistant phenotype, larger amounts of inflammatory cells are recruited and expression of anti-coagulant molecules is decreased tick salivary glands, features that can hamper the tick's blood meal...
  51. Miller R, Almazan C, Ortíz Estrada M, Davey R, George J, De León A. First report of fipronil resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus of Mexico. Vet Parasitol. 2013;191:97-101 pubmed publisher
    Five strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected from Tamaulipas Mexico were tested for resistance against several classes of acaricides commonly used. All were resistant to fipronil...
  52. Tuppurainen E, Lubinga J, Stoltsz W, Troskie M, Carpenter S, Coetzer J, et al. Mechanical transmission of lumpy skin disease virus by Rhipicephalus appendiculatus male ticks. Epidemiol Infect. 2013;141:425-30 pubmed publisher
    ..to investigate if lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) can be transmitted mechanically by African brown ear ticks (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neum.). Laboratory-bred R...
  53. Zhang H, Zhang W, Wang X, Zhou Y, Wang N, Zhou J. Identification of a cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptide from salivary glands of the tick Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides. Peptides. 2011;32:441-6 pubmed publisher
    ..hybridization cDNA library was constructed from the salivary glands of the unfed and fed female tick Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides, and a novel cysteine-rich AMP designated Rhamp (R...