Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov., Improves Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Resistance to Nosema.

@article{CorbyHarris2016ParasaccharibacterAG,
  title={Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov., Improves Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Resistance to Nosema.},
  author={Vanessa Corby-Harris and Lex Snyder and Charlotte A D Meador and Roy Naldo and Brenda Mott and Kirk E. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2016},
  volume={109 2},
  pages={537-43}
}
The honey bee, Apis mellifera L., is host to a variety of microorganisms. The bacterial community that occupies the adult worker gut contains a core group of approximately seven taxa, while the hive environment contains its own distribution of bacteria that is in many ways distinct from the gut. Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov., is a hive bacterium found in food stores and in larvae, worker jelly, worker hypopharyngeal glands, and queens. Parasaccharibacter apium increases larval… CONTINUE READING

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