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- Anisuzzaman; Islam, M. Khyrul; Miyoshi, Takeharu; Alim, M. Abdul; Hatta, Takeshi; Yamaji, Kayoko; Matsumoto, Yasunobu; Fujisaki, Kozo; Tsuji, Naotoshi
- International journal for parasitology 2010 v.40 no.6 pp. 721-729
- Haemaphysalis longicornis; animal proteins; calcium-binding proteins; salivary glands; gene expression; messenger RNA; developmental stages; hematophagy
- ... Calcium and the EF-hand Ca⁺⁺-binding proteins have been undisputedly recognised as the key players in almost all aspect of cell functions, starting from the cell's birth, during mitosis to its end with apoptosis. But in a few exceptional cases the EF-hand proteins are secreted from the cells and play their crucial roles extracellularly. Here, to our knowledge for the first time, we have identified ...