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The Bite of the Honeybee: 2-Heptanone Secreted from Honeybee Mandibles during a Bite Acts as a Local Anaesthetic in Insects and Mammals

Figure 1

Number of honeybees exiting beehives following 2-H applications

. No treatment (control) and doses of 0.001, 10 and 1000 µL of 2-H were applied at the colony entrance. Honeybees were recorded using Electronic BeeSCAN counters.

Figure 1