Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Ixin

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4708

Anticoagulans in the saliva of ixodid ticks (  Ixodes ), which inhibits thrombin activity of the host.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany