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Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 3 / Edition 1

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 3 / Edition 1

by Dietland Mïller-Schwarze, Robert M. Silverstein


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ISBN-13: 9780306412547
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 05/31/1983
Edition description: 1983
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

One: Reptiles.- Strike-Induced Chemosensory Searching by Rattlesnakes: The Role of Envenomation-Related Chemical Cues in the Post-Strike Environment.- Fossil and Comparative Evidence for Possible Chemical Signaling in the Mammal-Like Reptiles.- Two: Vomeronasal Organ.- Snake Tongue Flicking Behavior: Clues to Vomeronasal System Functions.- The Accessory Olfactory System: Role in Maintenance of Chemoinvestigatory Behavior.- Flehmen Behavior and Vomeronasal Organ Function.- Three: Neuroendocrinology of Olfaction.- Olfaction in Central Neural and Neuroendocrine Systems: Integrative Review of Olfactory Representations and Interrelations.- The Neuroendocrinology of Scent Marking.- Four: Chemical Signals and Endocrines.- Priming Pheromones in Mice.- Pheromonal Control of the Bovine Ovarian Cycle.- Synchronizing Ovarian and Birth Cycles by Female Pheromones.- Volatile and Nonvolatile Chemosignals of Female Rodents: Differences in Hormonal Regulation.- Five: Chemical Signals and Genetics.- Communication Disparities Between Genetically-Diverging Populations of Deermice.- Six: Field Studies (Pheromone Ecology).- The Ecological Importance of the Anal Gland Secretion of Yellow Voles (Lagurus luteus).- Odor as a Component of Trap Entry Behavior in Small Rodents.- Experimental Modulation of Behavior of Free-Ranging Mammals by Semiochemicals.- Seven: Social Odors: Discrimination and Recognition.- Mechanisms of Individual Discrimination in Hamsters.- Human Olfactory Communications.- Eight: Chemistry.- Studies of the Chemical Composition of Secretions from Skin Glands of the Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus.- Nine: Pheromones and Other Physiological Functions.- Thermal and Osmolarity Properties of Pheromonal Communication in the Gerbil, Meriones unguiculatus.- Ten: Abstracts.- The Evolution of Alarm Pheromones.- Investigation into the Origin(s) of the Freshwater Attractant(s) of the American Eel.- A Pregnancy Block Resulting from Multiple-Male Copulation or Exposure at the Time of Mating in Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus).- Olfactory Communication in Kangaroo Rats (D. merriami).- Odor Preferences of Young Rats: Production of an Attractive Odor by Males.- Rate and Location of Scent Marking by Pikas During the Breeding Season.- Effects of Urine on the Response to Carrot-Bait in the European Wild Rabbit.- An Investigation into the ‘Bruce Effect’ in Domesticated Rabbits.- Individual Discrimination on the Basis of Urine in Dogs and Wolves.- Throat-Rubbing in Red Howler Nbnkeys (Alouatta seniculus).- Author Index.

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