The Fate of Major Royal Jelly Proteins during...

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,…

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

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 …