Sugar accumulation in hibernating adult bees: an example of the unique energy reservoir for hibernation

@article{Hoshikawa1992SugarAI,
  title={Sugar accumulation in hibernating adult bees: an example of the unique energy reservoir for hibernation},
  author={K. Hoshikawa and C. Katagiri and S. Sakagami},
  journal={Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B},
  year={1992},
  volume={103},
  pages={41-45}
}
Abstract 1. 1. Sugars, sugar-alcohols, glycogen, triacylglycerol contents in hibernating adult bees are compared in relation to the hibernating habits of the bees. Monosaccharide content is low in Andrena and Osmia which hibernate in natal blood cells, which very high in Lasioglossum spp. which feed before hibernation. 2. 2. Distribution of sugars within the body of hibernating Lasioglossum reveals that trehalose is the major sugar accumulated in hemolymph, and that the crop contains a large… Expand
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