Family

Tick salivary peptide group 1 (IPR011694)

Short name: TSGP1

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

None.

Family relationships

None.

Description

This entry contains a group of peptides derived from a salivary gland cDNA library of the tick Ixodes scapularis (Black-legged tick) [PMID: 12177149]. Also present are peptides from a related tick species, Ixodes ricinus (Sheep tick). They are characterised by a putative signal peptide, indicative of secretion, and conserved cysteine residues.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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