Apis mellifera (honey bee)
Representative genome: Apis mellifera (assembly Amel_4.5)
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Organism ImageApis mellifera (honey bee)

The honey bee is a social insect, important for agricultural and biomedical research studies

Lineage: Eukaryota[1530]; Metazoa[582]; Ecdysozoa[272]; Arthropoda[202]; Hexapoda[175]; Insecta[174]; Pterygota[174]; Neoptera[172]; Endopterygota[154]; Hymenoptera[34]; Apocrita[30]; Aculeata[21]; Apoidea[9]; Apidae[7]; Apis[3]; Apis mellifera[1]
The honey bee (Apis mellifera) is a valuable organism for study due to its unique behavioral traits and social instincts. A. mellifera is important to the agricultural community as a pollinator and to researchers as a model for studies in immunity and diseases of the X chromosome. These characteristics of the honey bee were instrumental More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 2; sequence reads: 5 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 246.927
 median protein count: 21777
 median GC%: 34.1338
NCBI Annotation Release:  102

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Genome Sequencing, no data6
Raw sequence reads2
Transcriptome or Gene expression69

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