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Salivary glands

salivary glands

The salivary glands include the parotid, submandibular and sublingual glands. They produce enzymes that aid in the breakdown of starches.


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rabies virus and tetanus bacteria

... When it reaches brain virus multiply rapidly, from brain it enters salivary glands. In vaccinated dog virus never reaches the brain. So no virus in the saliva.

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by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:33 pm
 
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MOSQUITO AND AIDS

... complex cycle inside the mosquito, eventually congregating in the salivary glands, from which they may infect avian, primate, rodent, or reptilian hosts, depending on ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:15 am
 
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Re: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!

Carbohydrate Enzymes Salivary Amylase (ptyalin) - made in the salivary glands, functions in mouth to hydrolyze (break down) starch to maltose (disaccharide) Pancreatic Amylase - ...

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by SOS
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm
 
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Topic: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!
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Re: MOSQUITO AND AIDS

... have to be able to get out of the mosquito's gut and into its salivary glands - they "spit" an anticoagulant saliva through their mouthparts when they start ...

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by Darby
Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:43 pm
 
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Topic: MOSQUITO AND AIDS
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Re: MOSQUITO AND AIDS

... the infected Anopheles mosquitoes carry Plasmodium sporozoites in their salivary glands. A mosquito becomes infected when it takes a blood meal from an infected human. Once ...

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by MichaelXY
Sun Mar 09, 2008 6:10 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MOSQUITO AND AIDS
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