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Aedes communis Reactivity Is Associated with Bee Venom Hypersensitivity: An in vitro and in vivo Study. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2018 May 22;:1-5 Authors: Scala E, Pirrotta L, Uasuf CG, Mistrello G, Amato S, Guerra EC, Locanto M, Meneguzzi G, Giani M, Cecchi L, Abeni D, Asero R Abstract Mosquito bite is usually followed by a local reaction, but severe or [...]
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Related ArticlesAntibacterial and antioxidant activity of different types of honey derived from Mount Olympus in Greece. Int J Mol Med. 2018 May 04;: Authors: Stagos D, Soulitsiotis N, Tsadila C, Papaeconomou S, Arvanitis C, Ntontos A, Karkanta F, Adamou-Androulaki S, Petrotos K, Spandidos DA, Kouretas D, Mossialos D Abstract The aim of the present study was to examine the antioxidant and [...]
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Related ArticlesAntioxidant Activity of Royal Jelly Hydrolysates Obtained by Enzymatic Treatment. Korean J Food Sci Anim Resour. 2018 Feb;38(1):135-142 Authors: Gu H, Song IB, Han HJ, Lee NY, Cha JY, Son YK, Kwon J Abstract Recently, research on the processing of raw functional materials with the aim of improving various physiological activities has been conducted. In this study, we investigated the [...]
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Related ArticlesBrazilian propolis ethanol extract and its component kaempferol induce myeloid-derived suppressor cells from macrophages of mice in vivo and in vitro. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018 May 02;18(1):138 Authors: Kitamura H, Saito N, Fujimoto J, Nakashima KI, Fujikura D Abstract BACKGROUND: Brazilian green propolis is produced by mixing secretions from Africanized honey bees with exudate, mainly from Baccharis dracunculifolia. Brazilian [...]
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Current and previous spatial distributions of oilseed rape fields influence the abundance and the body size of a solitary wild bee, Andrena cineraria, in permanent grasslands. PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197684 Authors: Van Reeth C, Caro G, Bockstaller C, Michel N Abstract Wild bees are essential pollinators whose survival partly depends on the capacity of their environment to offer a sufficient amount of [...]
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Related ArticlesEffect of dimerized melittin on gastric cancer cells and antibacterial activity. Amino Acids. 2018 May 16;: Authors: Jamasbi E, Lucky SS, Li W, Hossain MA, Gopalakrishnakone P, Separovic F Abstract Melittin is the peptide toxin found in bee venom and is effective against cancer cells. To enhance its activity, a branched dimeric form of melittin was designed. The monomeric form [...]
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Evaluation of natural BV as a novel feed additive in fast-growing broilers. Br Poult Sci. 2018 May 18;: Authors: Kim DH, Han SM, Keum MC, Lee S, An BK, Lee SR, Lee KW Abstract 1. The present study was designed to evaluate purified bee venom (BV) as an alternative to antibiotics in broiler chickens. The experimental treatment diets were formulated by [...]
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Related ArticlesGiant honey bee (Apis dorsata) sting and acute limb ischemia: a case report and review of the literature. BMC Res Notes. 2018 May 21;11(1):327 Authors: Ratnayake GM, Weerathunga PN, Dilrukshi MSA, Amara Witharana EWR, Jayasinghe S Abstract BACKGROUND: Clinically significant manifestations of Hymenopteran envenomation is increasingly recognized in Sri Lanka. These clinical manifestations range from localized allergic reactions to end-organ [...]
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Immediate hypersensitivity to bee pollen granules. QJM. 2018 May 16;: Authors: Kanneppady SK, Kanneppady SS, Chaubal T, Bapat R PMID: 29788120 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] [...]
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Related ArticlesMicrobial Diversity in Commercial Bee Pollen from Europe, Chile, and Mexico, Based on 16S rRNA Gene Amplicon Metagenome Sequencing. Genome Announc. 2018 May 17;6(20): Authors: Moreno Andrade VD, Saldaña Gutiérrez C, Calvillo Medina RP, Cruz Hérnandez A, Vázquez Cruz MA, Torres Ruíz A, Romero Gómez S, Ramos López MA, Álvarez-Hidalgo E, López-Gaytan SB, Ramírez NS, Jones GH, Hernandez-Flores JL, Campos-Guillén J Abstract [...]
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Related ArticlesNasal delivery of chitosan/alginate nanoparticle encapsulated bee (Apis mellifera) venom promotes antibody production and viral clearance during porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection by modulating T cell related responses. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2018 Jun;200:40-51 Authors: Lee J, Kim YM, Kim JH, Cho CW, Jeon JW, Park JK, Lee SH, Jung BG, Lee BJ Abstract In this study, we administered [...]
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Neonicotinoids Decrease Sucrose Responsiveness of Honey Bees at First Contact. J Insect Physiol. 2018 May 15;: Authors: Démares FJ, Pirk CWW, Nicolson SW, Human H Abstract For two decades, neonicotinoid insecticides have been extensively used worldwide. Targeting neuronal receptors, they have deleterious effects on the behaviour and physiology of many of many beneficial as well as harmful insects. Bees are exposed [...]
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Related ArticlesPhylogenomic analysis of Apoidea sheds new light on the sister group of bees. BMC Evol Biol. 2018 May 18;18(1):71 Authors: Sann M, Niehuis O, Peters RS, Mayer C, Kozlov A, Podsiadlowski L, Bank S, Meusemann K, Misof B, Bleidorn C, Ohl M Abstract BACKGROUND: Apoid wasps and bees (Apoidea) are an ecologically and morphologically diverse group of Hymenoptera, with some [...]
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