Is selenoprotein K required for Borrelia burgdorferi infection within the tick vector Ixodes scapularis?

Tick selenoproteins are involved in regulating oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress during prolonged tick feeding on mammalian hosts. How selenoproteins are activated upon tick-borne pathogen infection i...
Source: Parasites and Vectors - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research

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