2021 August 24
The adult lifespan of the female honey bee (Apis mellifera): Metabolic rate, AGE pigment and the effect of dietary fatty acids. Martin N, Hulbert AJ, Bicudo JEPW, Mitchell TW, Else PL.
Mech Ageing Dev. 2021 Aug 20:111562. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2021.111562. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34425137
Social immunity in honey bees: royal jelly as a vehicle in transferring bacterial pathogen fragments between nestmates. Harwood G, Salmela H, Freitak D, Amdam G.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Apr 1;224(7):jeb231076. doi: 10.1242/jeb.231076. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
PMID: 34424968
Impact of intraspecific variation on measurements of thermal tolerance in bumble bees. Maebe K, De Baets A, Vandamme P, Vereecken NJ, Michez D, Smagghe G.
J Therm Biol. 2021 Jul;99:103002. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2021.103002. Epub 2021 May 20.
PMID: 34420633
Overview of Analytical Methods for the Determination of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Honeybee Products and Honeybee. Tu X, Chen W.
Crit Rev Anal Chem. 2021;51(4):329-338. doi: 10.1080/10408347.2020.1728516. Epub 2020 Feb 19.
PMID: 32072823 Review.
2021 August 20
Metal pollutants have additive negative effects on honey bee cognition. Monchanin C, Drujont E, Devaud JM, Lihoreau M, Barron AB.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Jun 15;224(12):jeb241869. doi: 10.1242/jeb.241869. Epub 2021 Jun 25.
PMID: 34411262
Long-term inhibition of ferritin2 synthesis in trophocytes and oenocytes by ferritin2 double-stranded RNA ingestion to investigate the mechanisms of magnetoreception in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Hsu CY, Weng YT.
PLoS One. 2021 Aug 19;16(8):e0256341. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256341. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34411154
Elementary calcium release events in the skeletal muscle cells of the honey bee Apis mellifera. Collet C, Charreton M, Szabo L, Takacs M, Csernoch L, Szentesi P.
Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 18;11(1):16731. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-96028-w.
PMID: 34408196
Mason Bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Exhibit No Avoidance of Imidacloprid-Treated Soils. Fortuin CC, Gandhi KJK.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Aug 20:nvab083. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvab083. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34415023
2021 August 19
On the utility of oddities: exceptional bee reproduction illuminates fundamental questions of recombination. Roy SW.
Proc Biol Sci. 2021 Aug 25;288(1957):20211478. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1478. Epub 2021 Aug 18.
PMID: 34404256
Breeding for Virus Resistance and Its Effects on Deformed Wing Virus Infection Patterns in Honey Bee Queens. Bouuaert DC, De Smet L, de Graaf DC.
Viruses. 2021 Jun 4;13(6):1074. doi: 10.3390/v13061074.
PMID: 34199957 Free PMC article.
Holocene population expansion of a tropical bee coincides with early human colonization of Fiji rather than climate change. Dorey JB, Groom SVC, Velasco-Castrillón A, Stevens MI, Lee MSY, Schwarz MP.
Mol Ecol. 2021 Aug;30(16):4005-4022. doi: 10.1111/mec.16034. Epub 2021 Jul 16.
PMID: 34184342
Bee Pollen: Current Status and Therapeutic Potential. Khalifa SAM, Elashal MH, Yosri N, Du M, Musharraf SG, Nahar L, Sarker SD, Guo Z, Cao W, Zou X, Abd El-Wahed AA, Xiao J, Omar HA, Hegazy MF, El-Seedi HR.
Nutrients. 2021 May 31;13(6):1876. doi: 10.3390/nu13061876.
PMID: 34072636 Free PMC article. Review.
Development of a mobile application for acute pain management in U.S. military healthcare. Wilson MA, Fouts BL, Brown KN.
Appl Nurs Res. 2021 Apr;58:151393. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2020.151393. Epub 2020 Dec 8.
PMID: 33745549
[Ocular bee sting: A case report]. Mouinga Abayi DA, Mvé Mengome E.
J Fr Ophtalmol. 2021 Apr;44(4):e191-e193. doi: 10.1016/j.jfo.2020.06.037. Epub 2021 Jan 11.
PMID: 33446350 French. No abstract available.
2021 August 14
Determination of the Ca, Mn, Mg and Fe in honey from multiple species of stingless bee produced in Brazil. Pucholobek G, de Andrade CK, Rigobello ES, Wielewski P, de Toledo VAA, Quináia SP.
Food Chem. 2021 Jul 23;367:130652. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130652. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34388629
Expression of methyl farnesoate epoxidase (mfe) and juvenile hormone esterase (jhe) genes and their relation to social organization in the stingless bee Melipona interrupta (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Brito DV, Silva CGND, Rêgo LCN, Carvalho-Zilse GA.
Genet Mol Biol. 2021 Aug 9;44(3):e20200367. doi: 10.1590/1678-4685-GMB-2020-0367. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34387298
Feeding Sugars to Stingless Bees: Identifying the Origin of Trehalulose-Rich Honey Composition. Hungerford NL, Zhang J, Smith TJ, Yates HSA, Chowdhury SA, Carter JF, Carpinelli de Jesus M, Fletcher MT.
J Agric Food Chem. 2021 Aug 12. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c02859. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34382780
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 August 12
Acute toxicity of the insecticide abamectin and the fungicide difenoconazole (individually and in mixture) to the tropical stingless bee Melipona scutellaris. Brigante J, Costa JO, Espíndola ELG, Daam MA.
Ecotoxicology. 2021 Aug 11. doi: 10.1007/s10646-021-02458-7. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34379243
Variations in nutritional profile of honey produced by various species of genus Apis. Mustafa G, Iqbal A, Javid A, Hussain A, Bukhari SM, Ali W, Saleem M, Azam SM, Sughra F, Ali A, Rehman KU, Andleeb S, Sadiq N, Hussain SM, Ahmad A, Ahmad U.
Braz J Biol. 2021 Aug 9;83:e246651. doi: 10.1590/1519-6984.246651. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34378683
Intra-specific differences in cognition: bumblebee queens learn better than workers. Muth F.
Biol Lett. 2021 Aug;17(8):20210280. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0280. Epub 2021 Aug 11.
PMID: 34376073
Long-term monitoring of lipophilic acaricide residues in commercial Swiss beeswax. Kast C, Kilchenmann V, Charrière JD.
Pest Manag Sci. 2021 Sep;77(9):4026-4033. doi: 10.1002/ps.6427. Epub 2021 May 11.
PMID: 33896103
Parvovirus Infection in a Child Presenting with Erythema Multiforme and Vasculitis after a Yellow Jacket Bee Sting. Can C, Yazicioglu M, Gokalp S, Ozkayin N.
J Trop Pediatr. 2021 Jul 2;67(3):fmaa043. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmaa043.
PMID: 32856696
2021 August 09
Context-Dependent Effect of Dietary Phytochemicals on Honey Bees Exposed to a Pesticide, Thiamethoxam. Arathi H S, Bernklau E.
J Insect Sci. 2021 Jul 1;21(4):11. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab053.
PMID: 34374762
Microplastic Polystyrene Ingestion Promotes the Susceptibility of Honeybee to Viral Infection. Deng Y, Jiang X, Zhao H, Yang S, Gao J, Wu Y, Diao Q, Hou C.
Environ Sci Technol. 2021 Aug 10. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.1c01619. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34374532
Inferring pesticide toxicity to honey bees from a field-based feeding study using a colony model and Bayesian inference. Minucci JM, Curry R, DeGrandi-Hoffman G, Douglass C, Garber K, Purucker ST.
Ecol Appl. 2021 Aug 9:e02442. doi: 10.1002/eap.2442. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34374161
Stoichiometric niche, nutrient partitioning and resource allocation in a solitary bee are sex-specific and phosphorous is allocated mainly to the cocoon. Filipiak M, Woyciechowski M, Czarnoleski M.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 12;11(1):652. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79647-7.
PMID: 33436811 Free PMC article.
Propolis increases Foxp3 expression and lymphocyte proliferation in HIV-infected people: A randomized, double blind, parallel-group and placebo-controlled study. Conte FL, Tasca KI, Santiago KB, de Oliveira Cardoso E, Romagnoli GG, de Assis Golim M, Braz AMM, Berretta AA, do Rosário de Souza L, Sforcin JM.
Biomed Pharmacother. 2021 Aug 5;142:111984. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2021.111984. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34365061
2021 August 07
Risk and protective indicators of beekeeping management practices. El Agrebi N, Steinhauer N, Tosi S, Leinartz L, de Graaf DC, Saegerman C.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Jul 31;799:149381. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149381. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34358747
The Pathogens Spillover and Incidence Correlation in Bumblebees and Honeybees in Slovenia. Pislak Ocepek M, Toplak I, Zajc U, Bevk D.
Pathogens. 2021 Jul 12;10(7):884. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10070884.
PMID: 34358034
Investigating Virus-Host Interactions in Cultured Primary Honey Bee Cells. McMenamin AJ, Parekh F, Lawrence V, Flenniken ML.
Insects. 2021 Jul 17;12(7):653. doi: 10.3390/insects12070653.
PMID: 34357313
Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Peruvian Honey Bee (Apis mellifera L.) Populations Using the tRNAleu-cox2 Intergenic Region. Chávez-Galarza J, López-Montañez R, Jiménez A, Ferro-Mauricio R, Oré J, Medina S, Rea R, Vásquez H.
Insects. 2021 Jul 14;12(7):641. doi: 10.3390/insects12070641.
PMID: 34357301
Distribution of the Main Apis mellifera Mitochondrial DNA Lineages in Italy Assessed Using an Environmental DNA Approach. Utzeri VJ, Ribani A, Taurisano V, Banqué CHI, Fontanesi L.
Insects. 2021 Jul 8;12(7):620. doi: 10.3390/insects12070620.
PMID: 34357280
Horizontal Honey-Bee Larvae Rearing Plates Can Increase the Deformation Rate of Newly Emerged Adult Honey Bees. Kim J, Chon K, Kim BS, Oh JA, Yoon CY, Park HH, Choi YS.
Insects. 2021 Jul 1;12(7):603. doi: 10.3390/insects12070603.
PMID: 34357263
Crop and Semi-Natural Habitat Configuration Affects Diversity and Abundance of Native Bees (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) in a Large-Field Cotton Agroecosystem. Esquivel IL, Parys KA, Wright KW, Eubanks MD, Oswald JD, Coulson RN, Brewer MJ.
Insects. 2021 Jul 1;12(7):601. doi: 10.3390/insects12070601.
PMID: 34357262
A Flying Platform to Investigate Neuronal Correlates of Navigation in the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera). Paffhausen BH, Petrasch J, Wild B, Meurers T, Schülke T, Polster J, Fuchs I, Drexler H, Kuriatnyk O, Menzel R, Landgraf T.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2021 Jul 20;15:690571. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.690571. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34354573 Free PMC article.
Nesting behaviour and foraging characteristics of Andrena cineraria (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Dar SA, Sofi MA, El-Sharnouby M, Hassan M, Rashid R, Mir SH, Naggar YA, Salah M, Gajger IT, Sayed S.
Saudi J Biol Sci. 2021 Aug;28(8):4147-4154. doi: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2021.04.063. Epub 2021 May 1.
PMID: 34354394 Free PMC article.