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J Exp Biol jeb.246874.
Published: 19 February 2024
...Carola Städele Both male and female ticks have a strong innate drive to find and blood-feed on hosts. Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) is considered a critical behavioral activator and attractant for ticks and an essential sensory cue to find hosts. Yet, how CO 2 activates and promotes host-seeking in ticks...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 109 (1): 281–290.
Published: 1 March 1984
...Robert A. Harris; William R. Kaufman ABSTRACT We have developed a simple, quantitative assay to monitor salivary gland function in ixodid ticks. Salivary glands of engorged (l·0–3·0 g), or partially engorged (0·40–1·0 g), Amblyomma hebraeum Koch lose virtually all secretory function within 4 days...