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- Apis mellifera is the most important managed pollinator species in the world, its pollination services are estimated at contributing $14 billion annually to the economy. Honeybees are critical for agricultural ecosystems, but are exposed to many biotic stressors including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Honey bee is also a highly social insect and represents a key model for social behavior studies. It is also the first hymenopteran insect to have its genome fully sequenced.
- Common Name: Honeybee
- NCBI Taxonomy
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
- geNorm method && Related Reference
- NormFinder method && Related Reference
- BestKeeper method && Related Reference
- Name: Bieke Scharlaken
- Email: Bieke.Scharlaken@UGent.be
- Institution: Laboratory of Zoophysiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Ghent University, Belgium
Cited by 150 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-09-01])
- Bieke Scharlaken, Dirk C. de Graaf, Karen Goossens, Marleen Brunain, Luc J. Peelman, Frans J. Jacobs. Reference Gene Selection for Insect Expression Studies Using Quantitative Real-Time PCR: The Head of the Honeybee, Apis mellifera, After a Bacterial Challenge[J]. Journal of Insect Science, 2008, 8(33):1-10.
- Mao W, Schuler M A, Berenbaum M R. Honey constituents up-regulate detoxification and immunity genes in the western honey bee Apis mellifera[J]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013, 110(22):8842-6.