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- n. All the proteins expressed in the salivary glands of blood-sucking insects
- n. All the sialic acid compounds of an organism etc
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With bed bugs reemerging as a nuisance in some parts of the country, scientists are reporting the first preliminary description of the bug's sialome - the saliva proteins that are the secret to Cimex lectularius 'ability to suck blood from its human victims and escape to bite again with risking a lethal slap.