ixodes : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n type genus of the family Ixodidae
News & Articles
- Tick Saliva Sheds New Light On Blood Clotting
Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists recently uncovered a surprising potential connection between tick saliva and treatment for heart disease and stroke. Ixodes ticks, commonly known as deer ticks or blacklegged ticks, contain a specific protein in their spit that links to treatment for these diseases. These ticks have also long been known as transmitters of a ...
July 3, 2013 - redOrbit