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By Robert E. Johnston,Dietland Müller-Schwarze,Peter W. Sorenson

ISBN-10: 0306461145

ISBN-13: 9780306461149

ISBN-10: 1461371457

ISBN-13: 9781461371458

the sphere of olfactory study and chemical verbal exchange is within the early phases of progressive swap, and plenty of points of this revolution are mirrored within the chapters during this ebook. hence, it's going to serve admirably as an updated reference. First, quite a lot of vertebrate teams and species are represented. moment, there are first-class reports of particular themes and theoretical ways to verbal exchange through odors, together with chapters on sign specialization and evolution in mammals, the evolution of hormonal pheromones in fish, alarm pheromones in fish, chemical repellents, the chemical signs enthusiastic about endocrine responses in mice, and the talk over human pheromones. 3rd, there are interesting new findings awarded in several particular subject parts, comparable to the chemis­ try out of pheromones in quite a lot of species (salamanders to elephants), the chemistry of proteins that keep an eye on the discharge of pheromones, the molecular biology and body structure of detection, coding and reaction to scent signs, the consequences of expertise on sensitivity to odors, the position of genes of the immune process in scent creation and in human mate selection, the functionality and belief of odor over-marks, the popularity of people and family by way of odors, the impression of odors on predator-prey interactions, and using odors to aid regulate pests. This e-book is an offshoot of the 8th foreign Symposium on Chemical Sig­ nals in Vertebrates, held at Cornell collage in Ithaca, manhattan, July 20-25, 1997, hosted and arranged by means of Bob Johnston.

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