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Fig. 4

From: Phylogenetic relationships, stage-specific expression and localisation of a unique family of inactive cysteine proteases in Sarcoptes scabiei

Fig. 4

Localisation of SMIPP-Cs in S. scabiei var. hominis infected epidermal tissue by immuno-histochemistry. Series 1, 2 and 3 are serial histological sections of scabies mite infested human skin showing localised SMIPP-Ca, SMIPP-Cc and SMIPP-Ce proteins. a-c S. scabiei var. hominis mites within human skin burrows. d, e Mite faecal pellets. a Probed with anti-human IgG (mite gut marker). b, d Probed with pre-immune mouse sera (negative control). c, e Probed with SMIPP-C specific antibodies. Red staining indicates antibody binding to protein. Scale-bars: 50 μm

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