Open Biol 2021 Jun 16;11(6):210028. Epub 2021 Jun 16.
Instituto René Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Minas Gerais, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, CEP 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.
is the principal vector of , the aetiological agent of Chagas disease in American countries. This insect is haematophagous during all life cycles and, to antagonize its haemostatic, inflammatory and immune systems, it secretes saliva while feeding on the vertebrate host's blood. Here, we investigated characteristic changes of the salivary glands (SG) that occur during insect development. Read More