Gene Symbol: Hex70a
Description: hexamerin 70a
Alias: hex71, hexamerin 70a
Species: bee

Top Publications

  1. Martins J, Nunes F, Sim es Z, Bitondi M. A honeybee storage protein gene, hex 70a, expressed in developing gonads and nutritionally regulated in adult fat body. J Insect Physiol. 2008;54:867-77 pubmed publisher
    ..In its putative reproductive role, HEX 70a however differs from the yolk protein, vitellogenin, since it was not detected in eggs or embryos...
  2. Cristino A, Nunes F, Barchuk A, Aguiar Coelho V, Simões Z, Bitondi M. Organization, evolution and transcriptional profile of hexamerin genes of the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Insect Mol Biol. 2010;19 Suppl 1:137-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Temporal and spatial transcriptional profiles of N. vitripennis hexamerins suggest that they have physiological functions other than metamorphosis, which are arguably coupled with its lifestyle. ..