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Table 3 Summary of EST descriptions and number of transcripts involved in attachment and host response modulation by ticks expressed differentially (p ≤ 0.001) in the global comparison of all R. microplus stages attaching and feeding on Brahman vs Holstein-Friesian cattle.

From: Comparative microarray analysis of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus expression profiles of larvae pre-attachment and feeding adult female stages on Bos indicus and Bos taurus cattle

Global comparison of all R. microplus stages attaching and feeding on Brahman vs Holstein-Friesian cattle (fold change)
Transcript Category Highly expressed Low expressed References
Histamine binding protein 5 (3 - 7)   [26, 62, 63]
Immunoglobulin G binding 5 (4 - 5)   [46, 77]
Cystatin 2 (4)   [69, 70]
Thrombin inhibitor 3 (3)   [6567]
Lipocalin 1 (3)   [26, 38]
Lospin 7 1 (3)   [32, 68]
Proteinases 16 (2 - 4)   [22, 53, 54]
P27 12 (3 - 6)   [24, 27, 80]
Cuticle proteins 4 (3 - 4)   [64, 82]
Secreted salivary proteins 8 (2 -6)   [22]
Glutathione S-transferase 1 (5)   [49]
Cytochrome P450 1 (3)   
Acetylcholinesterase 1 (2)   
Unnamed 17 (3 -4) 16 (2.4 - 3.9)  
No Significant Similarities 188 (2 - 6)   
Total 265 16