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Mohamed Alburaki
Bee Research Laboratory
Research Entomologist

Phone: (301) 504-7299
Fax: (301) 504-8736

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Projects
Managing Honey Bees Against Disease and Colony Stress
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438129

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Honey bee Diseases in the State of Ohio (1984-2022) - (Review Article)
Alburaki, M., Abban, S., Chen, Y. 2024. Honey bee Diseases in the State of Ohio (1984-2022). Bee Culture. May 2024:54-55.
Occurrence and distribution of two bacterial brood diseases (American and European foulbrood) in US honey bee colonies and resistance to antibiotics from 2015 to 2022 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Abban, S.K., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y. 2024. Occurrence and distribution of two bacterial brood diseases (American and European foulbrood) in US honey bee colonies and resistance to antibiotics from 2015 to 2022. Journal of Apicultural Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2024.2329854.
Algerian propolis from distinct geographical locations: chemical profiles, antioxidant capacity, cytotoxicity and inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase product biosynthesis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayad, A., Hebert, M., Doiron, J., Loucif-Ayad, W., Daas, T., Smagghe, G., Alburaki, M., Barnett, D., Touaibia, M., Surette, M. 2024. Algerian propolis from distinct geographical locations: chemical profiles, antioxidant capacity, cytotoxicity and inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase product biosynthesis. Chemistry and Biodiversity. 10:1-28 Article e202301758. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbdv.202301758.
Prevalence and distribution of Varroa destructor and Nosema spp. in symptomatic honey bee colonies across the USA from 2015 to 2022 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abban, S.K., Smith, B., Corona, M.V., Cook, S.C., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Alburaki, M. 2024. Prevalence and distribution of Varroa destructor and Nosema spp. in symptomatic honey bee colonies across the USA from 2015 to 2022. Scientific Reports. Article e1726. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-51514-9.
Honey bee Apis mellifera L. responses to oxidative stress induced by pharmacological and pesticidal compounds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tahir, F., Goblirsch, M.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Karim, S., Alburaki, M. 2023. Honey bee Apis mellifera L. responses to oxidative stress induced by pharmacological and pesticidal compounds. Bee Science. 1:e1275862. https://doi.org/10.3389/frbee.2023.1275862.
Honey bee Apis mellifera L. Responses to Oxidative Stress Induced by Pharmacological and Pesticide Compounds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faizan, T., Goblirsch, M.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Karim, S., Alburaki, M. 2023. Honey bee Apis mellifera L. Responses to Oxidative Stress Induced by Pharmacological and Pesticide Compounds. Frontiers in Genetics. https://doi.org/10.3389/frbee.2023.1275862.
Non-optimal ambient temperatures aggravate insecticide toxicity and affect honey bees Apis mellifera L. gene regulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Madella, S., Cook, S.C. 2023. Non-optimal ambient temperatures aggravate insecticide toxicity and affect honey bees Apis mellifera L. gene regulation. Scientific Reports. 13. Article 3931. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-30264-0.
Mediating a host cell signaling pathway linked to the overwinter mortality offers a promising therapeutic approach for improving bee health Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Liu, A., Huang, S., Evans, J.D., Cook, S.C., Palmer-Young, E., Corona, M.V., Alburaki, M., Liu, G., Han, R., Li, W., Hao, Y., Li, J., Gilligan, T., Smith-Pardo, A.H., Banmeke, O., Posada-Florez, F.J., Gao, Y.H., Hoffman, G.D., Xie, H., Chen, Y. 2022. Mediating a host cell signaling pathway linked to the overwinter mortality offers a promising therapeutic approach for improving bee health. Journal of Advanced Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jare.2022.12.011.
USA honey bee populations display restrictions in their mtDNA haplotype diversity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Madella, S., Lopez, J.A., Bouga, M., Chen, Y., Van Engelsdorp, D. 2023. USA honey bee populations display restrictions in their mtDNA haplotype diversity. Frontiers in Genetics. 13:1092121. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.1092121.
An insight into the microRNA profiles of an ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae), the primary vector of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) of the honey bee Apis mellifera L Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, D., Alburaki, M., Tahir, F., Goblirsch, M.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Karim, S. 2022. An insight into the microRNA profiles of an ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae), the primary vector of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) of the honey bee Apis mellifera L. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2022.847000.
Influence of honey bee seasonal phenotype and emerging conditions on diet behavior and susceptibility to imidacloprid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Madella, S., Vu, P., Corona, M.V. 2022. Influence of honey bee seasonal phenotype and emerging conditions on diet behavior and susceptibility to imidacloprid. Apidologie. 53:12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-022-00922-9.
RFID technology serving honey bee research: A comprehensive description of a 32-antenna system to study honey bee behavior Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Madella, S., Corona, M.V. 2021. RFID technology serving honey bee research: A comprehensive description of a 32-antenna system to study honey bee behavior. Sensors. 4(4):88. https://doi.org/10.3390/asi4040088.
Polyurethane honey bee hives provide better winter insulation than wooden hives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Corona, M.V. 2022. Polyurethane honey bee hives provide better winter insulation than wooden hives. Journal of Apicultural Research. 61(2):190-196. https://DOI.org/10.1080/00218839.2021.1999578.
Non-invasive genotyping of honey bee queens Apis mellifera L.: Transition of the DraI mtDNA COI-COII test to in silico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madella, S., Grubbs, K.F., Alburaki, M. 2020. Non-invasive genotyping of honey bee queens Apis mellifera L.: Transition of the DraI mtDNA COI-COII test to in silico. Insects. 12(1):19. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12010019.
RNA-seq reveals disruption in honey bee gene regulation when caged and deprived of hive conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alburaki, M., Karim, S., Lamour, K., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Steward, S. 2019. RNA-seq reveals disruption in honey bee gene regulation when caged and deprived of hive conditions. Journal of Experimental Biology. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.207761.
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