The Phenotypic Effects of Royal Jelly on Wild-Type D. melanogaster Are Strain-Specific

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Morgan, Stefanie L.; Seggio, Joseph A.; Nascimento, Nara F.; Huh, Dana D.; Hicks, Jasmin A.; Sharp, Katherine A.; Axelrod, Jeffrey D.; Wang, Kevin C.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4972316, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159456
  • Subject: Animal Models | Biotechnology | Research Article | Drosophila Melanogaster | Larvae | Evolutionary Processes | Genetics | Evolutionary Biology | Insect Physiology | Invertebrate Physiology | Animals | Metamorphosis | Bees | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Research and Analysis Methods | Arthropoda | Physiology | Medicine | Insects | Genetic Engineering | Speciation | Q | Cryptic Speciation | R | Honey Bees | Phenotypes | Model Organisms | Drosophila | Physiological Parameters | Hymenoptera | Science | Entomology | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Animal Physiology | Invertebrates | Zoology

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