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lysozyme-like protein in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti

Gliceria Estandian Pimentel

lysozyme-like protein in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti

functional and biochemical characteristics

by Gliceria Estandian Pimentel

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aedes aegypti.,
  • Salivary glands.,
  • Lysozyme.,
  • Salivary proteins.

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    Statementby Gliceria E. Pimentel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15296467M

      Replication and Transmission of Dengue Virus (Part 2) 5. Second mosquito ingests virus with blood 6. Virus replicates in mosquito midgut and other organs, infects salivary glands 7. Virus replicates in salivary glands 6 7 5 Aedes aegypti Mosquito Salivary Gland Blood Feeding Salivary Secretion Salivary Duct Adult Isolation and characterization of the gene expressing the major salivary gland protein of the female mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 44, – PubMed Google Scholar. Janzen, H. G., and Wright, K. A. (). The salivary glands of Aedes aegypti (L.

    Saliva of Aedes aegypti contains a complex array of proteins essential for both blood feeding and pathogen transmission. A large numbers of those proteins are classified as unknown in regard to their function(s). Understanding the dynamic interactions at the mosquito-host interface can be achieved in part by characterizing mosquito salivary gland gene expression relative to blood feeding. Extraction of salivary gland Aedes aegypti. I have done is salivary glands were taken ( pairs) from adult females and were dissected in PBS and PMSF, and lysis buffer was added ( mM.

    earlier'". The dissected salivary glands and midgut of adult female mosquitoes were collected, homogenized in ice-cold 10 mM PBS (PH ) containing 1 mM phenymethylsulphonylfloride (PMSF) and centrifuged at 10, g for 15 min at 4°C. Protein content was estimated by protein assay kit (Bio-Rad) by following the manufacturer's protocol.   An Aedes aegypti N-terminus kDa salivary peptide of unknown function is a known marker of Aedes spp. mosquito exposure in humans, but depends on the location and timing of the exposure. Less information is available on how salivary proteins may impact risk of .


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Lysozyme-like protein in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti by Gliceria Estandian Pimentel Download PDF EPUB FB2

This salivary protein is lysozyme-like in several aspects: 1) it lyses bacterial cell walls of M. lysodeikticus, 2) it is a basic protein with a pI between and3) it is thermostable at low pH, and loses its activity at high pH, and 4) it is composed of one polypeptide : Gliceria Estandian Pimentel.

A lysozyme-like protein in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti: functional and biochemical characteristics This salivary protein is lysozyme-like in\ud several aspects: 1) it lyses bacterial cell walls of M.\ud lysodeikticus, 2) it is a basic protein with a pI between\ud and3) it is thermostable at low pH, and loses\ud.

The saliva of hematophagous insects contains a variety of pharmacologically active substances that counteract the normal hemostatic response to injury in vertebrate hosts. The yellow-fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, secretes an apyrase that inhibits ADP-dependent platelet aggregation.

Apyrase was purified as an active enzyme from adult female salivary glands and subjected to tryptic digestion Cited by: The Anopheles gambiae salivary gland protein 6 (gSG6) is a small protein specifically found in the salivary glands of adult female mosquitoes.

We report here the expression of a recombinant form of the protein and we show that in vivo gSG6 is expressed in distal-lateral lobes and is secreted with the saliva while the female mosquito probes for feeding. salivary glands representing the largest description of the Ae.

aegypti salivary gland protein catalog. We suc- ceeded in identifying 15 secreted proteins, some of which have already been reported. A Lysozyme-like Protein in the Salivary Glands of Adult Aedes aegypti: Functional and Biochemical Characteristics.

A reappraisal of insect haemocyte classification by the examination of blood from fifteen insect orders. Genomic and cDNA clones of a gene expressed specifically in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti have been isolated and sequenced.

This gene encodes an abundant mRNA that is transcribed throughout the male salivary gland but only in the cells of the proximal lateral lobes of the female gland. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitolow, 44 ( Elsevier MOLBIO Isolation and characterization of the gene expressing the major salivary gland protein of the female mosquito, Aedes aegypti *1 Anthony A.

James, Karen Blackmer, Osvaldo "*2 Martnotn, Corine R. Ghosn, and Jeffrey V. Racioppi.3 Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

The female's salivary glands show striking mor- phological differences from the male's glands and Fig. Transmission light microscopy of the salivary glands of adult Aedes aegypti.

The opaque material surrounding the lobes of the pair of female salivary glands (a). Anopheles albimanus salivary glands had the lowest protein content, but relatively high anticoagulant and vasodilatory activities.

In contrast, Aedes aegypti had the highest salivary gland protein content and exhibited high anticoagulant and apyrase activities, but relatively low vasodilating activity. Aedes aegypti Salivary Gland Extraction SGE from sugar-fed 3–7-day-old female Ae.

aegypti mosquitoes (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) were dissected in water containing % (w/v) bovine serum albumin. To achieve complete disruption, the glands were freeze-thawed and vortexed.

The osmolarity was adjusted by adding RESEARCH ARTICLE Blood-feeding and immunogenic Aedes aegypti saliva proteins Ladawan Wasinpiyamongkol1, Sirilaksana Patramool2, Natthanej Luplertlop1, Pornapat Surasombatpattana2, Souleymane Doucoure3, Franc-ois Mouchet3, Martial Se´veno4, Franck Remoue3, Edith Demettre4, Jean-Paul Brizard5, Patrick Jouin4, David G.

Biron6, Fre´de´ric Thomas2 and Dorothe´e Misse´2. biochemical characteristics of a bacteriolytic protein in the salivary glands of adult Aedes aecupti. A method for the isolation of this protein from other mosquito salivary gland components is also described. Based on some of its biochemical properties, this bacteriolytic protein can be classified as a lysozyme.

This protein is strongly-linked to mosquito sugarfeeding activity because there is a. Sepsis is a systemic disease with life-threatening potential and is characterized by a dysregulated immune response from the host to an infection.

The organic dysfunction in sepsis is associated with the production of inflammatory cascades and oxidative stress. Previous studies showed that Aedes aegypti saliva has anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and antioxidant properties.

Mosquitoes are able to adapt to feed on blood by the salivary glands which created a protein that works against the haemostasis process. This study aims to investigate the salivary glands proteins expression of 50 adult female An.

dirus A mosquitoes, a main vector of malaria in Thailand, each group with an age of 5 days which were artificial membrane fed on sugar, normal blood, blood infected. The maturation of the salivary glands in adult mosquitoes was studied from histological preparations.

A striking sexual dimorphism in the glands apparently reflects the blood-feeding habits of the female. The glands of the female undergo a dramatic development, following emergence, whereas those of the male remain small and show little change. The salivary gland is an exocrine gland with the main function to produce saliva.

The salivary gland also produces digestive enzymes that break down different nutrients. The main salivary gland is the parotid gland in addition to the sublingual, submandibular gland and numerous smaller salivary glands that debouch into the mouth.

mosquito and the virus comes to the salivary glands of the mosquito and is irýected to the healthy person by her bite. The virus has no harmful effect on the mosquito. In Human body When a mosquito carrying dengue virus bites a healthy person, it enters into the skin along with mosquito saliva.

It enters the white blood cells, and reproduces. INTRODUCTION: THE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SALIVARY GLANDS benefits of saliva is that it is easily available for non-invasive collection and analysis. It can be used to monitor the presence and levels of hormones, drugs, antibodies, micro-organisms and ions.

This chapter will provide an overview of the functions of saliva, the anatomy and. Using virus overlay protein binding assay, we detected several proteins able to bind DENV in SGE from Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes polynesiensis (Marks).

The present findings pave the way for the identification of proteins mediating DENV attachment or entry into mosquito salivary glands, and of saliva-secreted proteins those might be bound to.

A member of this gene family was independently identified while screening a panel of monoclonal antibodies produced against A. aegypti salivary gland surface proteins.

This protein, named aaSgs1 (GenBank TM number AAV), was shown to be required for the successful invasion of A. aegypti salivary glands by Plasmodium gallinaceum sporozoites.In a recent study, a D7 protein from the Aedes aegypti mosquito was observed to bind dengue virions and envelope protein, suggesting that this family of proteins may have a broader range of associated phenotypes than previously thought.

We hypothesize that if D7 proteins at least partially confer insecticide resistance, they are more likely to. Immune activation upregulates lysozyme gene expression in Aedes aegypti mosquito cell culture The participation of lysozyme‐like activities in insect immunity, particularly in lepidopteran species such as Galleria mellonella, Manduca sexta and Hyalophora cecropia was recognized as early as the late s (reviewed by Chadwick & Aston, ).