Galleria mellonella

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  • noun

Synonyms for Galleria mellonella

moth whose larvae live in and feed on bee honeycombs

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Virescein multiple sequence alignment with closest lepidopteran orthologs: Antheraea pernyi, 1KV4_A; Bombyx mori, NP_001036829; Galleria mellonella, ABQ42574; Heliothis virescens, FJ546342; Hyblaeapuera, AAW21268; Manduca sexta, AAO74637; Spodoptera exigua, AAT38873; Spodoptera litura, BAC79440.
Experimental study of the pathogenicity of Neoaplectana carpocapsae: Gnotobiotic studies in Galleria mellonella.
In the third phase, the two "good" predator bacteria were injected into live worms from the species Galleria mellonella, which is well established as a suitable model to test the toxicity of various microbes as well as a live organism's innate immunity to those microbes.
During early research, they used cadavers of Tenebrio molitor, commonly known as the yellow mealworm, and Galleria mellonella, or greater wax moth.
Each sample was divided into five containers, 400 grams of soil (wet weight) per container and five larvae of Galleria mellonella L.