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Dark Side of the Hive.

Dark Side of the Hive.

Aumer D, Mumoki FN, Pirk CWW, Moritz RFA (2018): The transriptomic changes associated with the development of social parasitism in the honeybee Apis mellifera capensis. Sci Nat    105: 22.
Aumer_etal_2018_SciNat.pdf (1.2 MB)  vom 22.03.2018

Buttstedt A, Mureşan CI, Lilie H, Hause G, Ihling CH, Schulze S-H, Pietzsch M, Moritz RFA (2018): How honeybees defy gravity with royal jelly to raise queens. Curr Biol    28: 1-6
Buttstedt_etal_2018_CurrBiol.pdf (1.7 MB)  vom 22.03.2018

Conlon BH, Frey E, Rosenkranz P, Locke B, Moritz RFA, Routtu J (2018): The role of epistatic interactions underpinning resistance to parasitic Varroa mites in haploid honey bee (Apis mellifera) drones. JEB   .
Conlon_etal_2018-JEB.pdf (328.9 KB)  vom 30.05.2018

Erler S, Lewkowski O, Poehlein A, Forsgren A (2018): The curious case of Achromobacter eurydice, a Gram-variable pleomorphic bacterium associated with European foulbrood disease in honeybees. Microb Ecol   , (early online).
Erler_etal_2017_MicrobEcol.pdf (13.1 MB)  vom 21.06.2017

Kurze C, Le Conte Y, Kryger P, Lewkowski O, Müller T, Moritz RFA (2018): Infection dynamics of Nosema ceranae in honey bee midgut and host cell apoptosis. JIP    154: 1-4
Kurze_etal_2018_JIP.pdf (216.9 KB)  vom 22.03.2018


Aumer D, Allsopp MH, Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Jarosch-Perlow A (2017): Thelytoky in Cape honeybees (Apis mellifera capensis) is controlled by a single recessive locus. Apidologie    48: 401-410.
Aumer_etal_2017_Apido.pdf (16 MB)  vom 25.01.2017

Beaurepaire AL, Krieger KJ, Moritz RFA (2017): Seasonal cycle of inbreeding and recombination of the parasitic mite Varroa destructor in honeybee colonies and its implications for the selection of acaricide resistance. Infect Genet Evol    50: 49-54.
Beaurepaire_etal_2017_InfGenEvol.pdf (671.5 KB)  vom 15.03.2017

Doublet V, ..., Moritz RFA, et al. (2017): Unity in defence: honeybee workers exhibit conserved molecular responses to diverse pathogens. BMC Genomics    18: 207
Doublet_etal_2017_BMC-Genomics.pdf (3.5 MB)  vom 21.09.2017

Forfert N, Moritz RFA (2017): Thiacloprid alters social interactions among honey bee workers (Apis mellifera) . J Apicult Res 56   : 467-474.
Forfert_Moritz_2017_JAR.pdf (1.6 MB)  vom 21.09.2017

Helbing S, Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Buttstedt A (2017): Comparative analyses of the major royal jelly protein gene cluster in three Apis species with long amplicon sequencing. DNA Res    24: 279-287.
Helbing_etal_2017_DNA-Res.pdf (449.4 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

Pieplow JT, Brauße J, van Praagh JP, Moritz RFA, Erler S (2017): A scientific note on using large mixed sperm samples in instrumental insemination of honeybee queens. Apidologie    48: 716-718.
Pieplow_etal_2017_Apido.pdf (4.3 MB)  vom 21.06.2017

Pirk CWW, Crewe RM, Moritz RFA (2017): Risks and benefits of the biological interface between managed and wild bee pollinators. Funct Ecol    31: 47-55.
Pirk_etal_2017_Funct_Ecol.pdf (691 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

Koeniger N , Kurze C, Phiancharoen M, Koeniger G (2017): “Up” or “down” that makes the difference. How giant honeybees (Apis dorsata) see the world. PLoS ONE    12(11): e0185325.
Koeniger_etal_2017_PLOSone.pdf (17.4 MB)  vom 22.03.2018

Soro A, Quezada-Euan JJG, Theodorou P, Moritz RFA, Paxton RJ (2017): The population genetics of two orchid bees suggests high dispersal, low diploid male production and only an effect of island isolation in lowering genetic diversity. Conserv Genet    18: 607-619.
Soro_etal_2017_ConservGenet.pdf (745.4 KB)  vom 21.09.2017


Aurori AC, Bobis O, Dezmirean DS, Marghitas LA, Erler S (2016): Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) as potential antiviral treatment in naturally BQCV infected honeybees. Virus Res    222: 29-33.
Aurori_etal_2016_VirusRes.pdf (361.4 KB)  vom 11.08.2016

Buttstedt A, Ihling CH, Pietzsch M, Moritz RFA (2016): Royalactin is not a royal making of a queen. Nature    537 (7621): E10-E12. Link.   
please use the nature-link.pdf (26.8 KB)  vom 15.03.2017

Doublet V, Paxton RJ, McDonnell CM, Dubois E, Nidelet S, Moritz RFA, Alaux C, Le Conte Y (2016): Brain transcriptomes of honey bees (Apis mellifera) experimentally infected by two pathogens: Black queen cell virus and Nosema ceranae. Genomics Data    10: 79-82
Doublet_etal_2016_Genomics-Data.pdf (308.7 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

EPILOBEE Consortium et. al. (2016): Risk indicators affecting honeybee colony survival in Europe: one year of surveillance. Apidologie    47 (3): 348-378.
Epilobee Consortium_etal_2016-Apido.pdf (2.4 MB)  vom 10.10.2018

Erler S, Moritz RFA (2016): Pharmacophagy and pharmacophory: mechanisms of self-medication and disease prevention in the honeybee colony (Apis mellifera). Apidologie    47:389-411.
Erler_Moritz_2016_Apidologie.pdf (698.3 KB)  vom 11.08.2016

Forfert N, Natsopoulou ME, Paxton RJ, Moritz RFA (2016): Viral prevalence increases with regional colony abundance in honey bee drones (Apis mellifera L). Infect Genet Evol    44: 549–554.
Forfert_etal_2016_InfectGenetEvol.pdf (346.7 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

Fouks B, Lattorff HMG (2016): Contrasting evolutionary rates between social and parasitic bumblebees for three social effect genes. Font Ecol Evol    4: 1-9
Fouks_Lattorff_2016_FrontEcolEvol.pdf (486.1 KB)  vom 11.08.2016

Helbing S, Lattorff HMG (2016): Patterns of molecular evolution of RNAi genes in  social and  socially parasitic bumblebees. Infect Genet Evol    42: 53-59.
Helbing_Lattorff_2016_InfectGenetEvol.pdf (525.9 KB)  vom 20.05.2016

Kidner J, Moritz RFA (2016): Conditions for the invasion of male-haploidy in diploid populations. J Evol Biol   .
Kidner_etal_2016_JEB.pdf (360.5 KB)  vom 11.08.2016

Kurze C, Dosselli R, Grassl J, Le Conte Y, Kryger P, Baer B, Moritz RFA (2016): Differential proteomics reveals novel insights into Nosema-honey bee interactions. Insect Biochem Molec    79: 42-49.
Kurze_etal_2016_Insect-Biochem-Molec.pdf (716.1 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

Kurze C, Mayack C, Hirche F, Stangl GI, Le Conte Y, Kryger P, and Moritz RFA (2016): Nosema spp. infection causes no energetic stress in tolerant honeybees. Parasitol Res    1-8.
Kurze_etal_2016_ParasitolRes.pdf (407.8 KB)  vom 04.04.2016

Kurze C, Routtu J, and Moritz RFA (2016): Parasite resistance and tolerance in honeybees at the individual and social level. Zoology    119: 290-297.
Kurze_etal_2016_Zoology.pdf (711.7 KB)  vom 04.04.2016

Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA (2016): Context dependent bias in honeybee queen selection: swarm versus emergency queens. Behav Ecol Sociobiol   
Lattorf_Moritz_2016_BES.pdf (254.4 KB)  vom 20.05.2016

Lattorff HMG, Popp M, Parsche S, Helbing S, Erler S (2016): Effective population size as a driver for divergence of anantimicrobial peptide (Hymenoptaecin) in two common European bumblebee species. Biol J Linn Soc    119(2): 299-310.
Lattorff_etal_2016_BiolJLinnSoc.pdf (219.8 KB)  vom 21.06.2017

Margaoan R, Zahan M, Marghitas LA, Dezmirean DS, Erler S, Bobis O (2016): Antiproliferative activity and apoptotic effects of Filipendula ulmaria pollen against C26 mice colon tumour cells. J Apic Sci 60: 135-144.
Margaoan_etal_2016_JApicSci.pdf (1003.2 KB)  vom 11.08.2016

Moritz RFA, Erler S (2016): Lost colonies found in a data mine: Global honey trade but not pests or pesticides as a major cause of regional honeybee colony declines. Agr Ecosyst Environ    216: 44-50.
Moritz_Erler_2016_ AgricEcosysEnviron.pdf (765.4 KB)  vom 09.10.2015

Rueppell O, Aumer D, Moritz RFA (2016): Ties between ageing plasticity and reproductive physiology in honey bees (Apis mellifera) reveal a positive relation between fecundity and longevity as consequence of advanced social evolution. Curr Opin Insect Sci    16: 64-68.
Rueppell_etal_2016_CurrOpinInsectSci.pdf (307.6 KB)  vom 21.09.2017

Vezeteu TV, Bobiş O, Moritz RFA, Buttstedt A (2016): Food to some, poison to others - honeybee royal jelly and its growth inhibiting effect on European Foulbrood bacteria. MicrobiologyOpen    early online .
Vezeteu_etal_2016_MicrobiologyOpen.pdf (440.7 KB)  vom 30.11.2016