Tick saliva may hold potential treatment for reducing HIV-linked heart disease risk. An experimental drug isolated from tick saliva and...


Tick saliva may hold potential treatment for reducing HIV-linked heart disease risk. An experimental drug isolated from tick saliva and previously tested to treat blood clots in animals, successfully reduced the inflammatory proteins in monkeys infected with SIV, the primate form of HIV.



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  • Link to abstract:- [Inflammatory monocytes expressing tissue factor drive SIV and HIV coagulopathy](http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/9/405/eaam5441)

  • Let’s see. We have bee spit and now tick saliva that are beneficial to us humans. Any other fauna that we derive benefits from their saliva?

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