The Sting's the Thing
Keywords:Bees, Venom, Polypeptides, Apitherapy, Chemical education
AbstractBees defend themselves by stinging and injecting a venom into their victims; bee venom is a complex mixture of chemicals including the polypeptide melittin which is mainly responsible for triggering the pain of the sting.
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C. E. Housecroft, Chimia 2019, 73, 1037, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2019.1037.
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