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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Animals: Vertebrate Zoology

Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates

Edited By: Robert E Johnston, Schwarze Muller and Peter W Sorenson
674 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Plenum
Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates
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Provides an update and overview of the field of chemical communication in vertebrates, including chemical identification of the signals, sensory mechanisms, interactions between odors and the endocrine system, behaviour and ecology.

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1. Comparative and Evolutionary Perspectives. 2. Chemical Identification of Chemical Signals. 3. The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Odor Communication. 4. Signaling Behaviors: Functions of Scent Marking. 5. Social Recognition: Individuals, Kin & Species. 6. Sex, Aggression and Social Behavior. 7. Relationships to Endocrine Function. 8. Predator-Prey Relationships. 9. Neural Mechanisms of Chemical Communication. 10. Practical Applications. Subject Index.

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Edited By: Robert E Johnston, Schwarze Muller and Peter W Sorenson
674 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Plenum
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