2021 August 06
Enzymatic responses in the head and midgut of Africanized Apis mellifera contaminated with a sublethal concentration of thiamethoxam. Decio P, Miotelo L, Pereira FDC, Roat TC, Marin-Morales MA, Malaspina O.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Aug 2;223:112581. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112581. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34352576
Strength surpasses relatedness-queen larva selection in honeybees. Al-Kahtani SN, Bienefeld K.
PLoS One. 2021 Aug 5;16(8):e0255151. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255151. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34351980
Agrochemicals interact synergistically to increase bee mortality. Siviter H, Bailes EJ, Martin CD, Oliver TR, Koricheva J, Leadbeater E, Brown MJF.
Nature. 2021 Aug 4. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03787-7. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34349259
Eristalis flower flies can be mechanical vectors of the common trypanosome bee parasite, Crithidia bombi. Davis AE, Deutsch KR, Torres AM, Mata Loya MJ, Cody LV, Harte E, Sossa D, Muñiz PA, Ng WH, McArt SH.
Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 4;11(1):15852. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-95323-w.
PMID: 34349198
Bee propolis-induced erythema multiforme. Chiang ML, Jin YT, Chang JY, Chiang CP.
J Formos Med Assoc. 2021 Aug;120(8):1652-1654. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2021.03.006. Epub 2021 Mar 20.
PMID: 33757675 No abstract available.
Beekeeper‘ arthropathy. Diez Morrondo C, Pantoja Zarza L, Brañanova López P, García Arias M.
Reumatol Clin (Engl Ed). 2020 Mar-Apr;16(2 Pt 2):177-179. doi: 10.1016/j.reuma.2018.02.012. Epub 2018 Mar 9.
PMID: 29530760 English, Spanish.
A small number of male-biased candidate pheromone receptors are expressed in large subsets of the olfactory sensory neurons in the antennae of drones from the European honey bee Apis mellifera. Fleischer J, Rausch A, Dietze K, Erler S, Cassau S, Krieger J.
Insect Sci. 2021 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12960. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34346151
2021 August 03
Comparison of Pollen Grain Treatments Without Mechanical Fracturation Prior to Protein Quantification. Westreich LR, Tobin PC.
J Insect Sci. 2021 Jul 1;21(4):3. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab043.
PMID: 34280293 Free PMC article.
Fast weight recovery, metabolic rate adjustment and gene-expression regulation define responses of cold-stressed honey bee brood. Ramirez L, Luna F, Mucci CA, Lamattina L.
J Insect Physiol. 2021 Jan;128:104178. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2020.104178. Epub 2020 Dec 5.
PMID: 33285145
Bee pollens originating from different species have unique effects on ovarian cell functions. Sirotkin AV, Tarko A, Alexa R, Fakova A, Alwasel S, Harrath AH.
Pharm Biol. 2020 Dec;58(1):1092-1097. doi: 10.1080/13880209.2020.1839514.
PMID: 33152257 Free PMC article.
Environmental impacts on diapause and survival of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata. Wilson ES, Murphy CE, Wong C, Rinehart JP, Yocum GD, Bowsher JH.
PLoS One. 2021 Aug 3;16(8):e0254651. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254651. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34343176
Honey Bee Habitat Sharing Enhances Gene Flow of the Parasite Nosema ceranae. Ke L, Yan WY, Zhang LZ, Zeng ZJ, Evans JD, Huang Q.
Microb Ecol. 2021 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s00248-021-01827-3. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34342699
2021 July 30
Microbiome of the wasp Vespula pensylvanica in native and invasive populations, and associations with Moku virus. Rothman JA, Loope KJ, McFrederick QS, Wilson Rankin EE.
PLoS One. 2021 Jul 29;16(7):e0255463. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255463. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34324610
Hive geometry shapes the recruitment rate of honeybee colonies. Bidari S, Kilpatrick ZP.
J Math Biol. 2021 Jul 29;83(2):20. doi: 10.1007/s00285-021-01644-9.
PMID: 34324069
DNA methylation is not a driver of gene expression reprogramming in young honey bee workers. Cardoso-Júnior CAM, Yagound B, Ronai I, Remnant EJ, Hartfelder K, Oldroyd BP.
Mol Ecol. 2021 Jul 29. doi: 10.1111/mec.16098. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34322926
A SNP assay for assessing diversity in immune genes in the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). Henriques D, Lopes AR, Chejanovsky N, Dalmon A, Higes M, Jabal-Uriel C, Le Conte Y, Reyes-Carreño M, Soroker V, Martín-Hernández R, Pinto MA.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 28;11(1):15317. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-94833-x.
PMID: 34321557
Removal of Imidacloprid from Water by Microalgae Nannochloropsis sp. and Its Determination by a Validated RP-HPLC Method. Encarnação T, Santos D, Ferreira S, Valente AJM, Pereira JC, Campos MG, Burrows HD, Pais AACC.
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2021 Jul;107(1):131-139. doi: 10.1007/s00128-021-03228-1. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
PMID: 33847799
Simulation studies to optimize genomic selection in honey bees. Bernstein R, Du M, Hoppe A, Bienefeld K.
Genet Sel Evol. 2021 Jul 29;53(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12711-021-00654-x.
PMID: 34325663
Reconstruction and functional annotation of Ascosphaera apis full-length transcriptome utilizing PacBio long reads combined with Illumina short reads. Chen D, Du Y, Fan X, Zhu Z, Jiang H, Wang J, Fan Y, Chen H, Zhou D, Xiong C, Zheng Y, Xu X, Luo Q, Guo R.
J Invertebr Pathol. 2020 Oct;176:107475. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2020.107475. Epub 2020 Sep 23.
PMID: 32976816
2021 July 29
Spontaneous choices for insect-pollinated flower shapes by wild non-eusocial halictid bees. Howard SR, Prendergast K, Symonds MRE, Shrestha M, Dyer AG.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Jul 28:jeb.242457. doi: 10.1242/jeb.242457. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34318316
Unusual case of recurrent hypoglycaemia in multiple bee sting envenomation. Pillur Tamilarasu K, Shankar T, Kabi A.
BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Jul 26;14(7):e242440. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-242440.
PMID: 34312127
A New Initialization Approach in Particle Swarm Optimization for Global Optimization Problems. Bangyal WH, Hameed A, Alosaimi W, Alyami H.
Comput Intell Neurosci. 2021 May 17;2021:6628889. doi: 10.1155/2021/6628889. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34054940 Free PMC article.
2021 July 28
Characterization of honeys produced by sympatric species of Afrotropical stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Meliponini). Mokaya HO, Nkoba K, Ndunda RM, Vereecken NJ.
Food Chem. 2021 Jul 15;366:130597. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130597. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34314935
Modern honeybees disrupt the pollination of an ancient gymnosperm, Gnetum luofuense. Yang M, Wan T, Dai C, Zou XC, Liu F, Gong YB.
Ecology. 2021 Jul 27:e03497. doi: 10.1002/ecy.3497. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34314038
Recording the Presence of Peanibacillus larvae larvae Colonies on MYPGP Substrates Using a Multi-Sensor Array Based on Solid-State Gas Sensors. Bąk B, Wilk J, Artiemjew P, Wilde J.
Sensors (Basel). 2021 Jul 19;21(14):4917. doi: 10.3390/s21144917.
PMID: 34300655 Free PMC article.
Understanding the binding mechanism of succinic acid against phospholipase A2 from bee venom. Nidamarthi HVK, Choudhury M, Velmurugan D.
J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2021 Apr;35(4):e22715. doi: 10.1002/jbt.22715. Epub 2021 Feb 13.
PMID: 33580989
Living with relatives offsets the harm caused by pathogens in natural populations. Bensch HM, O’Connor EA, Cornwallis CK.
Elife. 2021 Jul 26;10:e66649. doi: 10.7554/eLife.66649.
PMID: 34309511
miRNA-34 and miRNA-210 target hexamerin genes enhancing their differential expression during early brain development of honeybee (Apis mellifera) castes. Vieira J, de Paula Freitas FC, Cristino AS, Moda LMR, Martins JR, Bitondi MMG, Simões ZLP, Barchuk AR.
Insect Mol Biol. 2021 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/imb.12728. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34309096
In Silico Prediction of the Mechanism of Action of Pyriproxyfen and 4′-OH-Pyriproxyfen against A. mellifera and H. sapiens Receptors. Spaggiari G, Iovine N, Cozzini P.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jul 20;22(14):7751. doi: 10.3390/ijms22147751.
PMID: 34299368
2021 July 24
Operative temperature analysis of the honey bee Apis mellifera. Stupski SD, Schilder RJ.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Jul 15;224(14):jeb231134. doi: 10.1242/jeb.231134. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
PMID: 34297109
Transcriptome-level assessment of the impact of deformed wing virus on honey bee larvae. Chang ZT, Huang YF, Chen YW, Yen MR, Hsu PY, Chen TH, Li YH, Chiu KP, Nai YS.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 22;11(1):15028. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-94641-3.
PMID: 34294840
Review on Bee Products as Potential Protective and Therapeutic Agents in Male Reproductive Impairment. Suleiman JB, Bakar ABA, Mohamed M.
Molecules. 2021 Jun 5;26(11):3421. doi: 10.3390/molecules26113421.
PMID: 34198728 Free PMC article. Review.
Investigation of potential inhibitor properties of ethanolic propolis extracts against ACE-II receptors for COVID-19 treatment by molecular docking study. Guler HI, Tatar G, Yildiz O, Belduz AO, Kolayli S.
Arch Microbiol. 2021 Aug;203(6):3557-3564. doi: 10.1007/s00203-021-02351-1. Epub 2021 May 5.
PMID: 33950349 Free PMC article.
2021 July 23
An evaluation of the chemical content and microbiological contamination of Anatolian bee venom. Tanuğur-Samanc AE, Kekeçoğlu M.
PLoS One. 2021 Jul 22;16(7):e0255161. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255161. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34293062
Is there a risk to honeybees from use of thiamethoxam as a sugar beet seed treatment? Thompson H, Vaughan S, Mahlein AK, Ladewig E, Kenter C.
Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2021 Jul 22. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4498. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34292667
Active genic machinery for epigenetic RNA modifications in bees. Bataglia L, Simões ZLP, Nunes FMF.
Insect Mol Biol. 2021 Jul 22. doi: 10.1111/imb.12726. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34291855
2021 July 21
The Orchid Bee Fauna (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) of a Neotropical Savanna: an Efficient Protocol to Assess Bee Community and Diversity Along Elevational and Habitat Complexity Gradients. Viana TA, Martins FM, Lourenço AP.
Neotrop Entomol. 2021 Jul 20. doi: 10.1007/s13744-021-00899-7. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34283412
Methylene blue can act as an antidote to pesticide poisoning of bumble bee mitochondria. Syromyatnikov M, Nesterova E, Smirnova T, Popov V.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 19;11(1):14710. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-94231-3.
PMID: 34282204
Bee and Beekeeping Research in a Rapidly Changing World: Advancements and Challenges. Canale A, Benelli G.
Molecules. 2021 May 21;26(11):3066. doi: 10.3390/molecules26113066.
PMID: 34063780 Free PMC article.
The in vitro and in vivo wound-healing effects of royal jelly derived from Apis mellifera L. during blossom seasons of Castanea mollissima Bl. and Brassica napus L. in South China exhibited distinct patterns. Lin Y, Zhang M, Wang L, Lin T, Wang G, Peng J, Su S.
BMC Complement Med Ther. 2020 Nov 23;20(1):357. doi: 10.1186/s12906-020-03138-5.
PMID: 33225942 Free PMC article.
Antibacterial potential of hive bees honey from Himachal Pradesh, India. Devi S, Parihar A, Thakur M, Thakur B, Sharma HK.
Arch Microbiol. 2021 Jul 21. doi: 10.1007/s00203-021-02489-y. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34286345
Characterizing the Volatile and Sensory Profiles, and Sugar Content of Beeswax, Beebread, Bee Pollen, and Honey. Starowicz M, Hanus P, Lamparski G, Sawicki T.
Molecules. 2021 Jun 4;26(11):3410. doi: 10.3390/molecules26113410.
PMID: 34199969 Free PMC article.
2021 July 20
The Utility of a Bumble Bee (Bombus spp. [Hymenoptera: Apidae]) Brood Test for Evaluating the Effects of Pesticides. Krueger AJ, Early TM, Ripperger RJ, Cabrera AR, Schmehl DR.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Jul 19:nvab072. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvab072. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34279555
Niche partitioning facilitates coexistence of closely related honey bee gut bacteria. Brochet S, Quinn A, Mars RA, Neuschwander N, Sauer U, Engel P.
Elife. 2021 Jul 19;10:e68583. doi: 10.7554/eLife.68583. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34279218
Honeybee colonies compensate for pesticide-induced effects on royal jelly composition and brood survival with increased brood production. Schott M, Sandmann M, Cresswell JE, Becher MA, Eichner G, Brandt DT, Halitschke R, Krueger S, Morlock G, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A, Meixner MD, Büchler R, Brandt A.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 8;11(1):62. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79660-w.
PMID: 33420177 Free PMC article.
2021 July 16
Tyramine 1 Receptor Distribution in the Brain of Corbiculate Bees Points to a Conserved Function. Thamm M, Wagler K, Brockmann A, Scheiner R.
Brain Behav Evol. 2021 Jul 15:1-13. doi: 10.1159/000517014. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34265763
Microbial communities associated with honey bees in Brazil and in the United States. de Oliveira Scoaris D, Hughes FM, Silveira MA, Evans JD, Pettis JS, Bastos EMAF, Rosa CA.
Braz J Microbiol. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s42770-021-00539-7. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34264502
Larval nutrition impacts survival to adulthood, body size and the allometric scaling of metabolic rate in adult honeybees. Nicholls E, Rossi M, Niven JE.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Jul 15;224(14):jeb242393. doi: 10.1242/jeb.242393. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
PMID: 34263905
An octopamine receptor confers selective toxicity of amitraz on honeybees and Varroa mites. Guo L, Fan XY, Qiao X, Montell C, Huang J.
Elife. 2021 Jul 12;10:e68268. doi: 10.7554/eLife.68268. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34263722
Bioactives from Bee Products and Accompanying Extracellular Vesicles as Novel Bioactive Components for Wound Healing. Peršurić Ž, Pavelić SK.
Molecules. 2021 Jun 21;26(12):3770. doi: 10.3390/molecules26123770.
PMID: 34205731 Free PMC article. Review.
Evolution of Api m10 Specific IgE and IgG4 After One Year of Bee Venom Immunotherapy. Pereira Santos MC, Lourenco T, Pereira Barbosa M, Branco Ferreira M.
Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul;52(4):175-181. doi: 10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.131. Epub 2020 Jan 15.
PMID: 31939631
Reproductive fitness of honey bee queens exposed to thiamethoxam during development. Kozii IV, Barnsley S, Silva MCBD, Wood SC, Klein CD, de Mattos IM, Zabrodski MW, Silva RCM, Fabela CIO, Guillemin L, Dvylyuk I, Ferrari MCO, Simko E.
Vet Pathol. 2021 Jul 16:3009858211031845. doi: 10.1177/03009858211031845. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34269115
Deformed wing virus variant shift from 2010 to 2016 in managed and feral UK honey bee colonies. Kevill JL, Stainton KC, Schroeder DC, Martin SJ.
Arch Virol. 2021 Jul 17. doi: 10.1007/s00705-021-05162-3. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34275024
2021 July 15
Molecular Assays of Pollen Use Consistently Reflect Pollinator Visitation Patterns in a System of Flowering Plants. James ARM, Geber MA, Toews DPL.
Mol Ecol Resour. 2021 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.13468. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34260821
Wild Bee Response to Application of the Douglas-fir Beetle Anti-Aggregation Pheromone, 3-Methylcyclohex-2-En-1-One. Foote GG, Runyon JB, Fettig CJ, Foote NE, Ross DW.
J Econ Entomol. 2021 Jul 14:toab142. doi: 10.1093/jee/toab142. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34260727
Molecular evolution of bumble bee vitellogenin and vitellogenin-like genes. Zhao F, Morandin C, Jiang K, Su T, He B, Lin G, Huang Z.
Ecol Evol. 2021 Jun 5;11(13):8983-8992. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7736. eCollection 2021 Jul.
PMID: 34257940 Free PMC article.
Pollen DNA metabarcoding identifies regional provenance and high plant diversity in Australian honey. Milla L, Sniderman K, Lines R, Mousavi-Derazmahalleh M, Encinas-Viso F.
Ecol Evol. 2021 Jun 3;11(13):8683-8698. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7679. eCollection 2021 Jul.
PMID: 34257922 Free PMC article.
Promising Antimicrobial Properties of Bioactive Compounds from Different Honeybee Products. Ratajczak M, Kaminska D, Matuszewska E, Hołderna-Kedzia E, Rogacki J, Matysiak J.
Molecules. 2021 Jun 30;26(13):4007. doi: 10.3390/molecules26134007.
PMID: 34209107 Free PMC article. Review.
Formulation of Ocular In Situ Gels with Lithuanian Royal Jelly and Their Biopharmaceutical Evaluation In Vitro. Perminaite K, Marksa M, Stančiauskaitė M, Juknius T, Grigonis A, Ramanauskiene K.
Molecules. 2021 Jun 10;26(12):3552. doi: 10.3390/molecules26123552.
PMID: 34200887 Free PMC article.
New austral-most records of the genus Heterostylum Macquart (Diptera: Bombyiliidae) in Argentina. Torretta JP, Haedo JP, Marrero HJ, Lamas CJE.
Zootaxa. 2021 Jun 22;4990(3):583-586. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4990.3.10.
PMID: 34186741
Sublethal effects of Isoclast™ Active (50% sulfoxaflor water dispersible granules) on larval and adult worker honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Li J, Zhao L, Qi S, Zhao W, Xue X, Wu L, Huang S.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Sep 1;220:112379. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112379. Epub 2021 May 28.
PMID: 34058677
2021 July 13
A common fungicide, Pristine®, impairs olfactory associative learning performance in honey bees (Apis mellifera). DesJardins NS, Fisher A 2nd, Ozturk C, Fewell JH, DeGrandi-Hoffman G, Harrison JF, Smith BH.
Environ Pollut. 2021 Jul 5;288:117720. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117720. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34252716
Sulfoxaflor and nutritional deficiency synergistically reduce survival and fecundity in bumblebees. Linguadoca A, Rizzi C, Villa S, Brown MJF.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Jun 25;795:148680. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148680. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34247092
2021 July 11
Bacterial communities of indoor surface of stingless bee nests. de Sousa LP.
PLoS One. 2021 Jul 9;16(7):e0252933. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252933. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34242231
Establishing realistic exposure estimates of solitary bee larvae via pollen for the use in risk assessment. Pamminger T, Schneider C, Maas R, Bergtold M.
Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2021 Jul 9. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4489. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34241949
Comparative psychophysics of colour preferences in two species of non-eusocial Australian native halictid bees. Howard SR, Garcia JE, Dyer AG.
J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2021 Jul 9. doi: 10.1007/s00359-021-01504-3. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34241711
Cattle and sheep differentially alter floral resources and the native bee communities in working landscapes. Cutter J, Geaumont B, McGranahan D, Harmon J, Limb R, Schauer C, Hovick T.
Ecol Appl. 2021 Jul 10:e02406. doi: 10.1002/eap.2406. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34245625
2021 July 09
Tropilaelaps mercedesae parasitism changes behavior and gene expression in honey bee workers. Gao J, Ma S, Wang X, Yang Y, Luo Q, Wang X, Liu F, Wang Q, Fu Z, Diao Q, Dai P.
PLoS Pathog. 2021 Jul 8;17(7):e1009684. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009684. eCollection 2021 Jul.
PMID: 34237116
Deposition of dust with active substances in pesticides from treated seeds in adjacent fields during drilling: disentangling the effects of various factors using an 8-year field experiment. Krahner A, Heimbach U, Stähler M, Bischoff G, Pistorius J.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Jul 7. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-15247-w. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34235683
Developmental environment shapes honeybee worker response to virus infection. Walton A, Toth AL, Dolezal AG.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 7;11(1):13961. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-93199-4.
PMID: 34234217
Propolis ameliorates restenosis in hypercholesterolemia rabbits with carotid balloon injury by inhibiting lipid accumulation, oxidative stress, and TLR4/NF-κB pathway. Ji C, Pan Y, Xu S, Yu C, Ji J, Chen M, Hu F.
J Food Biochem. 2021 Apr;45(4):e13577. doi: 10.1111/jfbc.13577. Epub 2021 Mar 17.
PMID: 33729587