Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 33 by S.J. Simpson (Ed.)

By S.J. Simpson (Ed.)

Advances in Insect body structure publishes eclectic volumes containing vital, finished and in-depth reports on all features of insect body structure. it truly is a necessary reference resource for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and bug biochemists. First released in 1963, the serial is now edited by means of Steve Simpson (Oxford collage, UK). * greater than three hundred pages with contributions from the prime researchers in entomology * Over forty figures and illustrations mixed * comprises an in-depth overview of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological range in bugs

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Common endocrine and genetic mechanisms of behavioral development in male and worker honey bees and the evolution of division of labor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93, 11718–11722. , Myerscough, M. , Jones, J. and Oldroyd, B. P. (2006). ) colonies. Insectes Soc. 52 in press. Gregory, P. G. and Rinderer, T. E. (2004). Non-destructive sources of DNA used to genotype honey bee (Apis mellifera) queens. Ent. Exp. Appl. 111, 173–177. Grozinger, C. , Sharabash, N. , Whitfield, C. W. and Robinson, G. E.

1998) identified five potential QTLs (designated sting1 – sting5) that are apparently involved in the degree of stinging behaviour exhibited by colonies. , 2003; Arechavaleta-Velasco and Hunt, 2004). Sting-1 influences both the degree of colony-level stinging behaviour (time to first sting) and the probability of being a guard. , 2002), but no candidate gene has been identified. , 2003), and a further eight loci may also affect this trait (Arechavaleta-Velasco and Hunt, 2004). The sting-2 locus has a total of 15 predicted genes within an 81 Kb BAC clone containing an STS linked to sting-2.

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