TWiP 53: Anti-saliva immunity

TWiP 53: Anti-saliva immunity

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier
Vincent and Dickson discuss the finding that immunity to a sandfly salivary protein protects against fatal visceral leishmaniasis in hamsters.
Links for this episode:

Immunity to a salivary protein protects against leishmaniasis (PNAS)
Image of blood-fed Lutzomyia longipalpis (right) credit
Short history of Leishmania vaccines
Leishmania on TWiP #14
Letters read on TWiP 53

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