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BEE. The name of a well known insect.
     2. Bees are considered ferae naturae while unreclaimed; and they are not more subjects of property while in their natural state, than the birds which have their nests on the tree of an individual. 3 Binn. R. 546 5 Sm. & Marsh. 333. This agrees with the Roman law. Inst. 2 1, 14; Dig. 41, 1, 5, 2; 7 Johns. Rep. 16; 2 Bl. Com. 392 Bro. Ab. Propertie, 37; Coop. Justin. 458.
     3. In New York it has been decided that bees in a tree belong, to the owner of the soil, while unreclaimed. When they have been reclaimed, and the owner can identify them, they belong to him, and not to the owner of the soil. 15 Wend. R. 550. See 1 Cowen, R. 243.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The main composition of whole honey bee venom (WBV) are low molecular polypeptides and enzymes.
To the first hole, 0.1 ml of whole Bee venom was added and some volume of normal saline (0.1ml) was added to the second hole to act as a control and incubated for an overnight.
Apitherapy is an alternative medicine application involving the therapeutic use of bee products (honey, propolis, pollen, royal jelly, beeswax, and especially bee venom).
Compounds 2 and 3 showed selective inhibitory activity against Crotalus adamenteus venom phospholipase [A.sub.2] ([PLA.sub.2]) enzyme, but not against Apis mellifcra bee venom [PLA.sub.2].