Suppression of Flight Activity by a Dopamine Receptor Antagonist in Honey Bee ( Apis mellifera ) Virgin Queens and Workers
作者: Sayed Ibrahim FarkharyKen SasakiShinya HayashiKen-ichi HaranoSatoshi KoyamaToshiyuki Satoh
作者单位: 1Applied Veterinary Sciences, The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University
2Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
3Laboratory of Animal Husbandry and Management, Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Kabul University
4Honey bee Science Research Center, Tamagawa University
刊名: Journal of Insect Behavior, 2019, Vol.32 (3), pp.218-224
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10905-019-09728-7
关键词: DopamineFlight activityFlight initiationFlight millFlupenthixolVirgin queenWorker bee
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Dopamine (DA), one of the biogenic amines, has been suggested to regulate the motor activities of various animals. In honey bees, it has been reported to promote locomotor activity in queens, workers, and males, and to regulate the flight activity of workers and males. The role of DA in the flight activity of queens, however, has not yet been investigated. In this study, we tested the roles of DA in the flight activity of virgin queens. We first injected the DA receptor antagonist flupenthixol (10 −2 M or 10 −3 M) into the abdomens of 6-day-old virgin queens and measured the time to flight initiation. The same experiment was performed in workers, to confirm previous findings and compare them to the virgin queens. We then injected 10 −2 M flupenthixol into the queens and...
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