Disc Electrophoresis of Hymenoptera Venoms and Body Proteins

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Science  18 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3638, pp. 1320-1321
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3638.1320


The venom proteins of honey bee, Polistes wasp, yellow hornet, and yellow jacket are similar but not identical. Extracts of venom sacs and whole insects contain several proteins not found in the pure venoms.