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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: Rickettsia parkeri colonization in Amblyomma maculatum: the role of superoxide dismutases

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Time-dependent Cu/Zn-SOD and Mn-SOD transcriptional expression levels in uninfected (naïve) tick midgut and salivary gland tissues during the blood meal. The relative transcript levels of the SODs during the blood meal were measured by comparing the SOD expression levels in the midgut (Gut) and salivary gland (SG) tissues of the unfed-stage ticks. The changes in transcriptional activity of (a) Cu/Zn-SOD and (b) Mn-SOD in the A. maculatum midgut and salivary gland tissues were normalized to the unfed developmental stage using β-actin as a reference gene

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