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Vomeronasal Chemoreception in Vertebrates: A Study of the Second Nose

By: C Evans

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Aug 2003 | #148975 | ISBN: 1860942695
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About this book

This book surveys the biology of the "Organ of Jacobson" from toads to tamarins. It provides an analysis of the neural pathway which processes pheromonal information delivered by the 'second nose' to the brain. Vomeronasal olfaction is examined in its evolutionary perspective, from molecular capture of scents to the consequent changes in reproductive activity.


Evolution; functional morphology; chemosignals; development; physiology; molecular biology; behaviour.

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