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  • A depauperate immune repertoire precedes evolution of sociality in bees 

    Barribeau, Seth M.; Sadd, Ben M.; du Plessis, Louis; Brown, Mark J.; Buechel, Severine D.; Cappelle, Kaat; Carolan, James C.; Christiaens, Olivier; Colgan, Thomas J.; Erler, Silvio; Evans, Jay; Helbing, Sophie; Karaus, Elke; Lattorff, H. M. G.; Marxer, Monika; Meeus, Ivan; Näpflin, Kathrin; Niu, Jinzhi; Schmid-Hempel, Regula; Smagghe, Guy; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Yu, Na; Zdobnov, Evgeny M.; Schmid-Hempel, Paul (2015-04-24)
    Background Sociality has many rewards, but can also be dangerous, as high population density and low genetic diversity, common in social insects, is ideal for parasite transmission. Despite this risk, honeybees and other ...
  • The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization 

    Sadd, Ben M.; Barribeau, Seth M.; Bloch, Guy; de Graaf, Dirk C.; Dearden, Peter; Elsik, Christine G.; Gadau, Jürgen; Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis J.; Hasselmann, Martin; Lozier, Jeffrey D.; Robertson, Hugh M.; Smagghe, Guy; Stolle, Eckart; Van Vaerenbergh, Matthias; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Bornberg-Bauer, Erich; Klasberg, Steffen; Bennett, Anna K.; Câmara, Francisco; Guigó, Roderic; Hoff, Katharina; Mariotti, Marco; Munoz-Torres, Monica; Murphy, Terence; Santesmasses, Didac; Amdam, Gro V.; Beckers, Matthew; Beye, Martin; Biewer, Matthias; Bitondi, Márcia M.; Blaxter, Mark L.; Bourke, Andrew F.; Brown, Mark J.; Buechel, Severine D.; Cameron, Rossanah; Cappelle, Kaat; Carolan, James C.; Christiaens, Olivier; Ciborowski, Kate L.; Clarke, David F.; Colgan, Thomas J.; Collins, David H.; Cridge, Andrew G.; Dalmay, Tamas; Dreier, Stephanie; du Plessis, Louis; Duncan, Elizabeth; Erler, Silvio; Evans, Jay; Falcon, Tiago; Flores, Kevin; Freitas, Flávia C.; Fuchikawa, Taro; Gempe, Tanja; Hartfelder, Klaus; Hauser, Frank; Helbing, Sophie; Humann, Fernanda C.; Irvine, Frano; Jermiin, Lars S.; Johnson, Claire E.; Johnson, Reed M.; Jones, Andrew K; Kadowaki, Tatsuhiko; Kidner, Jonathan H.; Koch, Vasco; Köhler, Arian; Kraus, F. B.; Lattorff, H. M. G.; Leask, Megan; Lockett, Gabrielle A.; Mallon, Eamonn B.; Antonio, David S. Marco; Marxer, Monika; Meeus, Ivan; Moritz, Robin F.; Nair, Ajay; Näpflin, Kathrin; Nissen, Inga; Niu, Jinzhi; Nunes, Francis M.; Oakeshott, John G.; Osborne, Amy; Otte, Marianne; Pinheiro, Daniel G.; Rossié, Nina; Rueppell, Olav; Santos, Carolina G.; Schmid-Hempel, Regula; Schmitt, Björn D.; Schulte, Christina; Simões, Zilá L.; Soares, Michelle P.; Swevers, Luc; Winnebeck, Eva C.; Wolschin, Florian; Yu, Na; Zdobnov, Evgeny M.; Aqrawi, Peshtewani K.; Blankenburg, Kerstin P.; Coyle, Marcus; Francisco, Liezl; Hernandez, Alvaro G.; Holder, Michael; Hudson, Matthew E.; Jackson, LaRonda; Jayaseelan, Joy; Joshi, Vandita; Kovar, Christie; Lee, Sandra L.; Mata, Robert; Mathew, Tittu; Newsham, Irene F.; Ngo, Robin; Okwuonu, Geoffrey; Pham, Christopher; Pu, Ling-Ling; Saada, Nehad; Santibanez, Jireh; Simmons, DeNard; Thornton, Rebecca; Venkat, Aarti; Walden, Kimberly K.; Wu, Yuan-Qing; Debyser, Griet; Devreese, Bart; Asher, Claire; Blommaert, Julie; Chipman, Ariel D.; Chittka, Lars; Fouks, Bertrand; Liu, Jisheng; O’Neill, Meaghan P.; Sumner, Seirian; Puiu, Daniela; Qu, Jiaxin; Salzberg, Steven L.; Scherer, Steven E.; Muzny, Donna M.; Richards, Stephen; Robinson, Gene E.; Gibbs, Richard A.; Schmid-Hempel, Paul; Worley, Kim C. (2015-04-24)
    Background The shift from solitary to social behavior is one of the major evolutionary transitions. Primitively eusocial bumblebees are uniquely placed to illuminate the evolution of highly eusocial insect societies. ...