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The social honey bee in biomedical research: realities and expectations

Maleszka, Ryszard

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The social honey bee, Apis mellifera, is an organism of great value for behavioural, ecological and evolutionary studies. It is also an important agricultural insect and a source of allergies. In recent years its usefulness for research communities has been significantly expanded as a result of progress in genomics and epigenomics. While the bee is not to be misjudged as a model for a specific human disease, it complements other invertebrate models in areas of DNA methylation,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66908
Source: Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models
DOI: 10.1016/j.ddmod.2014.06.001

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