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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[1390]; Metazoa[520]; Ecdysozoa[223]; Arthropoda[158]; Hexapoda[132]; Insecta[131]; Pterygota[131]; Neoptera[129]; Endopterygota[113]; Hymenoptera[29]; Apocrita[26]; Aculeata[17]; Apoidea[6]; Apidae[5]; 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)

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Genome Sequencing, no data6
Raw sequence reads1
Transcriptome or Gene expression61

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