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  • Scientists track gene activity when honey bees do and don't eat honey

    Gene activity changes in response to dietary changes in foraging honey bees, researchers found.

    Gene activity changes in response to dietary changes in foraging honey bees, researchers found.

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      Gene activity changes in response to dietary changes in foraging honey bees, researchers found.

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      University of Illinois Institute for Genomic Biology director Gene Robinson led a study of the changes in gene activity that accompany changes in the honey bee diet.

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  • To reach Gene Robinson, call 217-265-0309; email generobi@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Diet-dependent gene expression in honey bees: honey vs. sucrose or high fructose corn syrup,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.