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Kristen Nicole Ward

There are 2 included publications by Kristen Nicole Ward :

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Age, caste, and behavior determine the replicative activity of intestinal stem cells in honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) 2008 456 Honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) display a pronounced natural aging plasticity. The differences in aging rates between the alternative phenotypes and behavioral classes could reflect differences in protection against damage or in the ability to repair v...
A study of cellular proliferation and apoptosis in short- and long-lived honey bees, Apis mellifera 2007 1348 "Replicative senescence and apoptosis are two cellular processes that have been linked repeatedly to life expectancy in many organisms. However, aging research at the cellular level in the novel model Apis mellifera (honey bees) has been limited. Thi...