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Insect Olfaction

Edited By: BS Hansson

457 pages, 100 figs, 7 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103335 | ISBN: 3540650342
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive overview, with special emphasis placed on pheromone-specific and host-related detection and processing of odour information.


Contents

Morphology and Development of the Peripheral Olfactory Organs.- Perireceptor Events and Transduction Mechanisms in Insect Olfaction.- Function of Peripheral Olfactory Organs.- Antennal Lobe Structure.- Functional Characteristics of the Antennal Lobe.- Neural Dynamics, Oscillatory Synchronisation, and Odour Codes.- Neuroactive Substances in the Antennal Lobe.- Development of Olfactory Glomeruli.- Protocerebral Olfactory Processing.- Olfactory Neurogenetics.- Olfactory-Released Behaviours.- Applied Aspects of Insect Olfaction.

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