Monash scientists study tick saliva as potential anti inflammatory therapy

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
March 21 2022 - 9:00pm
INFLAMMATION: Ticks could become a new weapon in the fight against inflammatory diseases.

Proteins found in tick saliva could be modified to become a treatment in human inflammatory diseases such as arthritis, asthma and multiple sclerosis.


Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

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