Using genomic approaches to unravel livestock (host)-tick-pathogen interactions

Kirsty Jensen, Isabel K. F. de Miranda Santos, Elizabeth Glass

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Abstract / Description of output

Ticks and tick-borne diseases are a major constraint on livestock farming in many developing countries, which has a huge impact on their economies. Genomic information is becoming more abundant for many of the species involved, which if exploited successfully could be used to develop new control strategies. Here, we review the genomic resources that are now available and discuss how this information is currently being harnessed or can be used in the future to explore the complex interplay that occurs between livestock hosts, tick vectors and tick-borne pathogens.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-444
Number of pages6
JournalTrends in Parasitology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2007

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Genomics
  • Livestock
  • Pathogen
  • Tick


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