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Gustatory Perception and Fat Body Energy Metabolism Are Jointly Affected by Vitellogenin and Juvenile Hormone in Honey Bees

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Gene knockdown effect on fat body lipid reserves.

Abdominal lipid content was measured in the same bees that were used to measure hemolymph carbohydrate levels. Lipid content was not affected by the single or double knockdown of vg and usp (Mean ± s.e., n = 18–19, p<0.05).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1002779.g006