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Thorel M, Mateos-Hernandez L, Mulot B, Azzouni MN, Hodžić A, Gaillot H, Ruel Y, Desoubeaux G, Delaye J-B, Obregon D, Wu-Chuang A, de la Fuente J, Bermúdez-Humarán LG, Risco-Castillo V, Leclerc A, Cabezas-Cruz A. Assessment of the Safety and Efficacy of an Oral Probiotic-Based Vaccine Against Aspergillus Infection in Captive-Bred Humboldt Penguins (Spheniscus humboldti). Front Immunol. 2022; 13:897223. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.897223

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Aželytė J, Wu-Chuang A, Žiegytė R, Platonova E, Mateos-Hernandez L, Maye J, Obregon D, Palinauskas V, Cabezas-Cruz A. Anti-Microbiota Vaccine Reduces Avian Malaria Infection Within Mosquito Vectors. Front Immunol. 2022;13:841835.

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Ladislav Simo - AxoTick project. Cholinergic receptors-mediated activities of peptidergic neurons innervating the salivary gland of Ixodes ricinus. French National Research Agency,


Leannec-Rialland, and Cabezas-Cruz et al., 2021. Tick defensin γ-core reduces Fusarium graminearum growth and abrogates mycotoxins production with high efficiency. Scientific Reports; 11(1):7962. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-86904-w.

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Mateos-Hernandez et al., 2020. Cholinergic axons regulate type I acini in salivary glands of Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes scapularis ticks. Scientific Reports 10, 16054.

Hodžić et al. 2020. α-Gal-based vaccines: Advances, opportunities, and perspectives. Trends Parasitol. DOI: 10.1016/

Artigas-Jerónimo et al. 2020. A novel combined scientific and artistic approach for the advanced characterization of interactomes: the akirin/subolesin model. Vaccines. 8(1), 77.

Vancová et al., 2020. Three-dimensional reconstruction of the feeding apparatus of the tick Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae). Scientific Reports 10:165.


Cabezas-Cruz et al. 2019. Tick-pathogen interactions: the metabolic perspective. Trends Parasitol. 35(4):316-328.

Vancová M, Bílý T, Nebesářová J, Grubhoffer L, Bonnet S, Park Y, Šimo L. 2019. Ultrastructural mapping of salivary gland innervation in the tick Ixodes ricinus. Scientific Reports. 9:6860 

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