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This volume is comprised of the proceedings of Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 10, held July 29th through August 1st, 2003 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, USA. The volume includes the state-of-the-art in chemical signaling among vertebrates.
From the contents:Thirty years on the odor trail: From the first to the tenth international symposium on chemical signals in vertebrates.- Pheromones: Convergence and contrasts in insects and vertebrates.- The discovery and characterization of splendipherin, the first anuran sex pheromone.- Chemically mediated mate recognition in the tailed frog.- Responses to sex and species specific chemical signals in allopatric and sympatric salamander species.- The pheromonal repelling response in red spotted newts.- The effects of cloacal secretions on brown tree snake behavior.- Species and sub species recognition in the North American beaver.- Self grooming in meadow voles.- Protein content of male diet does not influence proceptive behavior in female meadow voles.- The signalin of competitive ability by male house mice.- A possible function for female enurination in the mara.- The evolution of perfume-blending and wing sacs in emballonurid bats.- Behavioral responsiveness of captive giant pandas.- Chemical signals in giant panda urine.
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