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2024 January 09
Environmental assessment of PAHs through honey bee colonies – A matrix selection study. Murcia-Morales M, Tzanetou EN, García-Gallego G, Kasiotis KM, Vejsnaes F, Brodschneider R, Hatjina F, Machera K, Van der Steen JJM.
Heliyon. 2023 Dec 12;10(1):e23564. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e23564. eCollection 2024 Jan
PMID: 38187233 Free PMC article.
Grassland vertical height heterogeneity predicts flower and bee diversity: an UAV photogrammetric approach. Torresani M, Rocchini D, Ceola G, de Vries JPR, Feilhauer H, Moudrý V, Bartholomeus H, Perrone M, Anderle M, Gamper HA, Chieffallo L, Guatelli E, Gatti RC, Kleijn D.
Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 8;14(1):809. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-50308-9.
PMID: 38191639
Global warming impairs the olfactory floral signaling in strawberry. Cordeiro GD, Dötterl S.
BMC Plant Biol. 2023 Nov 8;23(1):549. doi: 10.1186/s12870-023-04564-6.
PMID: 37936058
Influence of social lifestyles on host-microbe symbioses in the bees. Mee L, Barribeau SM.
Ecol Evol. 2023 Nov 2;13(11):e10679. doi: 10.1002/ece3.10679. eCollection 2023 Nov.
PMID: 37928198 Free PMC article.
Natural variability in bee brain size and symmetry revealed by micro-CT imaging and deep learning. Lösel PD, Monchanin C, Lebrun R, Jayme A, Relle JJ, Devaud JM, Heuveline V, Lihoreau M.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2023 Oct 2;19(10):e1011529. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1011529. eCollection 2023 Oct.
PMID: 37782674 Free PMC article.
Chronic nicotine exposure influences learning and memory in the honey bee. Mustard JA, Dobb R, Wright GA.
J Insect Physiol. 2023 Oct 31:104582. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2023.104582. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37918514
The Modulation Effect of a Fermented Bee Pollen Postbiotic on Cardiovascular Microbiota and Therapeutic Perspectives. Dinu LD, Gatea F, Roaming Israel F, Lakicevic M, Dedović N, Vamanu E.
Biomedicines. 2023 Oct 5;11(10):2712. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines11102712.
PMID: 37893086
2024 January 06
A simulated natural heatwave perturbs bumblebee immunity and resistance to infection. Tobin KB, Mandes R, Martinez A, Sadd BM.
J Anim Ecol. 2024 Jan 5. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.14041. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38180280
Antioxidant and anti-Alzheimer’s potential of Tetragonisca angustula (Jataí) stingless bee pollen. Dos Santos NCL, Malta SM, Franco RR, Silva HCG, Silva MH, Rodrigues TS, de Oliveira RM, Araújo TN, Augusto SC, Espindola FS, Ueira-Vieira C.
Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 3;14(1):308. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-51091-3.
PMID: 38172290
The amount of antioxidants in honey has a strong relationship with the plants selected by honey bees. Shakoori Z, Salaseh E, Mehrabian AR, Tehrani DM, Dardashti NF, Salmanpour F.
Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 3;14(1):351. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-51099-9.
PMID: 38172229
Fungicides and insecticides can alter the microbial community on the cuticle of honey bees. Reiß F, Schuhmann A, Sohl L, Thamm M, Scheiner R, Noll M.
Front Microbiol. 2023 Oct 30;14:1271498. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1271498. eCollection 2023.
PMID: 37965543 Free PMC article.
Effects of lithium on locomotor activity and circadian rhythm of honey bees. Erdem B, Arslan OC, Sevin S, Gozen AG, Agosto-Rivera JL, Giray T, Alemdar H.
Sci Rep. 2023 Nov 13;13(1):19861. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-46777-7.
PMID: 37963948
Varroa destructor relies on physical cues to feed in artificial conditions. Piou V, Vilarem C, Blanchard S, Armengaud C, Heeb P, Vétillard A.
Parasite. 2023;30:49. doi: 10.1051/parasite/2023049. Epub 2023 Nov 12.
PMID: 37962478 English.
Rapeseed bee pollen alleviates chronic non-bacterial prostatitis via regulating gut microbiota. Qiao J, Xiao X, Wang K, Haubruge E, Dong J, Zhang H.
J Sci Food Agric. 2023 Dec;103(15):7896-7904. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.12878. Epub 2023 Aug 7.
PMID: 37486857
Exploring the Functional Properties of Propolis, Geopropolis, and Cerumen, with a Special Emphasis on Their Antimicrobial Effects. Chuttong B, Lim K, Praphawilai P, Danmek K, Maitip J, Vit P, Wu MC, Ghosh S, Jung C, Burgett M, Hongsibsong S.
Foods. 2023 Oct 25;12(21):3909. doi: 10.3390/foods12213909.
PMID: 37959028 Review.
Dietary chestnut bee pollen as an immunostimulant for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): Effects on the growth, haematological values, immune response, oxidant/antioxidant status, and survival against Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. achromogenes. İspir Ü, Mişe Yonar S, Yonar ME, Silici S.
Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2023 Oct 31;69(10):179-188. doi: 10.14715/cmb/2023.69.10.26.
PMID: 37953565
Microbes, the ‘silent third partners’ of bee-angiosperm mutualisms. Steffan SA, Dharampal PS, Kueneman JG, Keller A, Argueta-Guzmán MP, McFrederick QS, Buchmann SL, Vannette RL, Edlund AF, Mezera CC, Amon N, Danforth BN.
Trends Ecol Evol. 2023 Nov 6:S0169-5347(23)00232-X. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2023.09.001. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37940503 Review.
2024 January 03
Landfill fire impact on bee health: beneficial effect of dietary supplementation with medicinal plants and probiotics in reducing oxidative stress and metal accumulation. Giampaoli O, Messi M, Merlet T, Sciubba F, Canepari S, Spagnoli M, Astolfi ML.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2023 Dec 30. doi: 10.1007/s11356-023-31561-x. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38158534
Chemical Profile of Essential Oils of Selected Lamiaceae Plants and In Vitro Activity for Varroosis Control in Honeybees (Apis mellifera). Bava R, Castagna F, Lupia C, Ruga S, Musella V, Conforti F, Marrelli M, Argentieri MP, Britti D, Statti G, Palma E.
Vet Sci. 2023 Dec 13;10(12):701. doi: 10.3390/vetsci10120701.
PMID: 38133253
Phytochemicals, Probiotics, Recombinant Proteins: Enzymatic Remedies to Pesticide Poisonings in Bees. Zhang G, Dilday S, Kuesel RW, Hopkins B.
Environ Sci Technol. 2023 Dec 21. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.3c07581. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38127782 Review.
Phytochemicals, Probiotics, Recombinant Proteins: Enzymatic Remedies to Pesticide Poisonings in Bees. Zhang G, Dilday S, Kuesel RW, Hopkins B.
Environ Sci Technol. 2023 Dec 21. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.3c07581. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38127782 Review.
Microplastics reach the brain and interfere with honey bee cognition. Pasquini E, Ferrante F, Passaponti L, Pavone FS, Costantini I, Baracchi D.
Sci Total Environ. 2023 Dec 19:169362. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.169362. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38128669
Reproduction of Varroa destructor depends on well-timed host cell recapping and seasonal patterns. Gabel M, Scheiner R, Steffan-Dewenter I, Büchler R.
Sci Rep. 2023 Dec 18;13(1):22484. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-49688-9.
PMID: 38110489
Testing the Effectiveness of a Commercially Sold Probiotic on Restoring the Gut Microbiota of Honey Bees: a Field Study. Damico ME, Beasley B, Greenstein D, Raymann K.
Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins. 2023 Dec 19. doi: 10.1007/s12602-023-10203-1. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38112994
Antitumor Effect of Poplar Propolis on Human Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma A431 Cells. Zhang C, Tian Y, Yang A, Tan W, Liu X, Yang W.
Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Nov 25;24(23):16753. doi: 10.3390/ijms242316753.
PMID: 38069077 Free PMC article.
The fecal microbiota from children with autism impact gut metabolism and learning and memory abilities of honeybees. Li Y, Zhang Y, Luo X, Meng Y, Zhong Z, Zheng H, Yang Y.
Front Microbiol. 2023 Nov 23;14:1278162. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1278162. eCollection 2023.
PMID: 38075901 Free PMC article.
Carbohydrate nutrition associated with health of overwintering honey bees. Quinlan G, Döke MA, Ortiz-Alvarado Y, Rodriguez-Gomez N, Koru YB, Underwood R.
J Insect Sci. 2023 Nov 1;23(6):16. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iead084.
PMID: 38055947 Free PMC article.
2023 December 29
Blueberry floral probiotics: nectar microbes inhibit the growth of Colletotrichum pathogens. Rering CC, Lanier AM, Peres NA.
J Appl Microbiol. 2023 Dec 1;134(12):lxad300. doi: 10.1093/jambio/lxad300.
PMID: 38061796
Diverse pollen nutrition can improve the development of solitary bees but does not mitigate negative pesticide impacts. Schwarz JM, Knauer AC, Alaux C, Barascou L, Barraud A, Dievart V, Ghazoul J, Michez D, Albrecht M.
Sci Total Environ. 2023 Dec 21:169494. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.169494. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38142004
Synergistic Antibacterial Efficacy of Melittin in Combination with Oxacillin against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Pereira AFM, Sani AA, Zapata TB, Sousa DSM, Rossini BC, Santos LDD, Rall VLM, Riccardi CDS, Fernandes Júnior A.
Microorganisms. 2023 Nov 27;11(12):2868. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms11122868.
PMID: 38138012
Neuroplasticity in Honey Bee Brains: An Enhanced Micro-Computed Tomography Protocol for Precise Mushroom Body Volume Measurement. Fu SJ, Yang EC.
J Neurosci Methods. 2023 Dec 20:110040. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2023.110040. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38135123
Promising Algerian essential oils as natural acaricides against the honey bee mite Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae). Hazam S, Touati S, Touati L, Saher L, Khedidji H, Ait Kaki S, Chemat S.
Exp Appl Acarol. 2023 Nov 28. doi: 10.1007/s10493-023-00866-4. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 38015279
Solitary Bees Host More Bacteria and Fungi on Their Cuticle than Social Bees. Thamm M, Reiß F, Sohl L, Gabel M, Noll M, Scheiner R.
Microorganisms. 2023 Nov 16;11(11):2780. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms11112780.
PMID: 38004791
Effects of Virgin Coconut Oil-Enriched Diet on Immune and Antioxidant Enzymatic Activity, Fat and Vitellogenin Contents in Newly Emerged and Forager Bees (Apis mellifera L.) Reared in Cages. Sagona S, Coppola F, Tafi E, Orlando C, D’Onofrio C, Boni CB, Casini L, Palego L, Betti L, Giannaccini G, Felicioli A.
Insects. 2023 Nov
3;14(11):856. doi: 10.3390/insects14110856.
PMID: 37999055
Association between land use, land cover, plant genera, and pollinator abundance in mixed-use landscapes. Diengdoh VL, Brook BW, Hunt M, Ondei S.
PLoS One. 2023 Nov 22;18(11):e0294749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0294749. eCollection 2023.
PMID: 37992121
Honey Bees and Associated Matrices as Biomonitors of Soil Trace Elements: Assessment of Their Sensitivity in a Regional Rural Environment. Praus L, Urbanová S, Száková J.
Environ Toxicol Chem. 2023 Nov 21. doi: 10.1002/etc.5793. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37988263
A review of fermented bee products: Sources, nutritional values, and health benefits. Liu Y, Jiang B, Wang K.
Food Res Int. 2023 Dec;174(Pt 1):113506. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2023.113506. Epub 2023 Sep 23.
PMID: 37986501 Review.
2022 November 17
Simulation of Varroa mite control in honey bee colonies without synthetic acaricides: Demonstration of Good Beekeeping Practice for Germany in the BEEHAVE model. Schödl I, Odemer R, Becher MA, Berg S, Otten C, Grimm V, Groeneveld J.
Ecol Evol. 2022 Nov 8;12(11):e9456. doi: 10.1002/ece3.9456. eCollection 2022 Nov.
PMID: 36381398 Free PMC article.
Complex urban environments provide Apis mellifera with a richer plant forage than suburban and more rural landscapes. Fox G, Vellaniparambil LR, Ros L, Sammy J, Preziosi RF, Rowntree JK.
Ecol Evol. 2022 Nov 8;12(11):e9490. doi: 10.1002/ece3.9490. eCollection 2022 Nov.
PMID: 36381392 Free PMC article.
2022 November 12
Comparable Benefits of Stingless Bee Honey and Caffeic Acid in Mitigating the Negative Effects of Metabolic Syndrome on the Brain. Muhammad Abdul Kadar NN, Ahmad F, Teoh SL, Yahaya MF.
Antioxidants (Basel). 2022 Oct 31;11(11):2154. doi: 10.3390/antiox11112154.
PMID: 36358526
Antineoplastic and Antitrypanosomal Properties of Propolis from Tetragonula biroi Friese. Alanazi S.
Molecules. 2022 Nov 2;27(21):7463. doi: 10.3390/molecules27217463.
PMID: 36364287
Nutritional resources modulate the responses of three bee species to pesticide exposure. Castle D, Alkassab AT, Steffan-Dewenter I, Pistorius J.
J Hazard Mater. 2022 Nov 1;443(Pt B):130304. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.130304. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 36368063
Genome Evolution of a Symbiont Population for Pathogen Defense in Honeybees. Dyrhage K, Garcia-Montaner A, Tamarit D, Seeger C, Näslund K, Olofsson TC, Vasquez A, Webster MT, Andersson SGE.
Genome Biol Evol. 2022 Nov 4;14(11):evac153. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evac153.
PMID: 36263788 Free PMC article.
Water provisioning increases caged worker bee lifespan and caged worker bees are living half as long as observed 50 years ago. Nearman A, vanEngelsdorp D.
Sci Rep. 2022 Nov 14;12(1):18660. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-21401-2.
PMID: 36376353
The adverse impact on lifespan, immunity, and forage behavior of worker bees (Apis mellifera Linnaeus 1758) after exposure to flumethrin. Wu X, Li Z, Yang H, He X, Yan W, Zeng Z.
Sci Total Environ. 2022 Nov 11:160146. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160146. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 36375554
2022 November 08
A large-scale dataset reveals taxonomic and functional specificities of wild bee communities in urban habitats of Western Europe. Fauviau A, Baude M, Bazin N, Fiordaliso W, Fisogni A, Fortel L, Garrigue J, Geslin B, Goulnik J, Guilbaud L, Hautekèete N, Heiniger C, Kuhlmann M, Lambert O, Langlois D, Le Féon V, Lopez Vaamonde C, Maillet G, Massol F, Michel N, Michelot-Antalik A, Michez D, Mouret H, Piquot Y, Potts SG, Roberts S, Ropars L, Schurr L, Van Reeth C, Villalta I, Zaninotto V, Dajoz I, Henry M.
Sci Rep. 2022 Nov 7;12(1):18866. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-21512-w.
PMID: 36344518
A short exposure to a semi-natural habitat alleviates the honey bee hive microbial imbalance caused by agricultural stress. Gorrochategui-Ortega J, Muñoz-Colmenero M, Kovačić M, Filipi J, Puškadija Z, Kezić N, Parejo M, Büchler R, Estonba A, Zarraonaindia I.
Sci Rep. 2022 Nov 6;12(1):18832. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-23287-6.
PMID: 36336704
A scoping review of African natural products against gastric ulcers and Helicobacter pylori. Dinat S, Orchard A, Van Vuuren S.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2023 Jan 30;301:115698. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2022.115698. Epub 2022 Sep 26.
PMID: 36174808 Review.
Prioritizing pollinators over pests: wild bees are more important than beetle damage for watermelon yield. Leach A, Kaplan I.
Proc Biol Sci. 2022 Nov 9;289(1986):20221279. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2022.1279. Epub 2022 Nov 9.
PMID: 36350210
Chronic Cadmium Exposure Induces Impaired Olfactory Learning and Altered Brain Gene Expression in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera). Li Z, Qiu Y, Li J, Wan K, Nie H, Su S.
Insects. 2022 Oct 27;13(11):988. doi: 10.3390/insects13110988.
PMID: 36354812
2022 October 28
The Gut Microbiota at Different Developmental Stages of Apis cerana Reveals Potential Probiotic Bacteria for Improving Honeybee Health. Lanh PT, Duong BTT, Thu HT, Hoa NT, Yoo MS, Cho YS, Quyen DV.
Microorganisms. 2022 Sep 29;10(10):1938. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms10101938.
PMID: 36296213
First Detection of Honeybee Pathogenic Viruses in Butterflies. Pislak Ocepek M, Glavan G, Verovnik R, Šimenc L, Toplak I.
Insects. 2022 Oct 12;13(10):925. doi: 10.3390/insects13100925.
PMID: 36292873
2023 Jan 1
Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Effect of ozone exposure on the foraging behaviour of Bombus terrestris
Wild bees are exposed to low levels of pesticides in urban grasslands and community gardens. Siviter H, Pardee GL, Baert N, McArt S, Jha S, Muth F.
Sci Total Environ. 2022 Nov 2:159839. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159839. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 36334673