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    Dimorphic Ovary Differentiation in Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Larvae Involves Caste-Specific Expression of Homologs of Ark and Buffy Cell Death Genes The establishment of the number of repeated structural units, the ovarioles, in the ovaries is one of the critical events that shape caste...
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    Recipe for a Busy Bee: MicroRNAs in Honey Bee Caste Determination Social caste determination in the honey bee is assumed to be determined by the dietary status of the young larvae and translated into physiological and epigenetic changes through nutrient-sensing pathways. We have employed...
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    Sequence and Expression Characteristics of Long Noncoding RNAs in Honey Bee Caste Development – Potential Novel Regulators for Transgressive Ovary Size Division of labor in social insect colonies relies on a strong reproductive bias that favors queens. Although the ecological and evolutionary...
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    A Comparison of Digital Gene Expression Profiling and Methyl DNA Immunoprecipitation as Methods for Gene Discovery in Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Behavioral Genomic Analyses The honey bee has a well-organized system of division of labor among workers. Workers typically progress through a series of...
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