Same age bees exhibit different CHC profiles dependent upon roles

Bees of one week (A) or three weeks (B) of age exhibit role-specific CHC profiles

From: Vernier, C.L., Krupp, J.J., Marcus, K., Hefetz, A., Levine, J.D., and Ben-Shahar, Y. (2019) The cuticular hydrocarbon profiles of honey bee workers develop via a socially-modulated innate process. eLife 8: e41855

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