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[1647]; Metazoa[616]; Ecdysozoa[288]; Arthropoda[220]; Hexapoda[194]; Insecta[193]; Pterygota[193]; Neoptera[191]; Endopterygota[172]; Hymenoptera[40]; Apocrita[36]; Aculeata[26]; Apoidea[11]; Apidae[8]; Apis[4]; 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 data5
Raw sequence reads7
Transcriptome or Gene expression72

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