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ID: 48
Organism ImageApis mellifera (honey bee)

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

Lineage: Eukaryota[1074]; Metazoa[388]; Ecdysozoa[156]; Arthropoda[125]; Hexapoda[109]; Insecta[109]; Pterygota[109]; Neoptera[107]; Endopterygota[95]; Hymenoptera[23]; Apocrita[21]; Aculeata[14]; 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...

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Transcriptome or Gene expression54

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