The Fate of Major Royal Jelly Proteins during Proteolytic Digestion...

Royal jelly (RJ) is a beehive product with a complex composition, major royal jelly proteins (MRJPs) being the most abundant proteins. Cell culture and animal studies suggest various biological activities for the full-length/native MRJPs. In the field of apitherapy, it is assumed that MRJPs can positively affect human health. However, whenever RJ is administered orally,…

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Developing reduced SNP assays from whole-genome sequence data to estimate...

Developing reduced SNP assays from whole-genome sequence data to estimate introgression in an organism with  complex genetic patterns, the Iberian honeybee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) Dora Henriques, Melanie Parejo, Alain Vignal, David Wragg, Andreas Wallberg, Matthew T. Webster, M. Alice Pinto   Abstract The most important managed pollinator, the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.), has been subject …

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Perfect Match: Simultaneous Strawberry Pollination & Bio-Sampling of the Plant...

Abstract In this study we show that honey bee colonies placed in a greenhouse for pollination of strawberry can simultaneously be used to indicate the presence of the plant pathogenic bacterium Erwinia pyrifoliae. This was demonstrated by using two methods of qualitative sacrificial and non-sacrificial bio sampling of the honey bee colony. A novel method…

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Two new articles published

Two new articles of our team: New article 1. Vejnovic Branislav, Stevanovic Jevrosima, Schwarz Ryan S, Aleksic Nevenka, Mirilovic Milorad, Jovanovic Nemanja M, Stanimirovic Zoran (2017) Quantitative PCR assessment of Lotmaria passim in Apis mellifera colonies co-infected naturally with Nosema ceranae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2017.11.003.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022201117303245 New article 2. Glavinic Uros, Stankovic Biljana,…

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