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Chemical signals in vertebrates 12

Author: Marion East; Martin Dehnhard
Publisher: New York ; Dordrecht : Springer, 2013.
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This book covers a broad range of topics on chemical communication relevant to vertebrates, including sexual selection, predator avoidance, migration, mother-offspring communication, social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 12.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marion East; Martin Dehnhard
ISBN: 9781461459279 1461459273
OCLC Number: 828794650
Description: 1 online resource (456 pages)
Contents: Part 1. Olfaction: Receptors and Neural Processing.- 1. Neural Substrate to Associate Odorants and Pheromones: Convergence of Projections from the Main and Accessory Olfactory Bulbs in Mice.- 2. Acceleration of Puberty Onset in Female Mice by Male Urinary Odours: Chemosensory, Physiological and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms.- 3. The Recessus Olfactorius: A Cryptic Olfactory Organ of Anuran Amphibians.- Part 2 Mother-Offspring Communication.- 4. Smell, Suck, Survive: Chemical Signals and Suckling in the Rabbit, Cat and Dog.- 5. Neonatal Recognition in Sheep.- 6. Suckling Odours in Rats and Mice: Biological Substrates that Guide Newborns to the Nipple.- 7. The Role of Olfaction at Birth in Marsupial and Monotreme Mammals.- Part 3. Pheromones and Social Organisation.- 8. Individual Variation in Pheromone Isoform Ratios of the Red-Legged Salamander, Plethodon shermani.- 9. Rodent Urinary Proteins: Genetic Identity Signals and Pheromones.- 10 From Exploration to Selective Information Gathering: The Development of Chemosensory Investigation in Male African Elephants (Loxodonta africana).- Part 4. Odour profiles and social organisation.- 11. Sex Differences in Olfactory Behaviours Reflect the Importance of Scent Marking for Social Integration in Adult Females and Competition between Reproductively Active Males in the Spotted Hyena.- 12. Is the Perception of Dietary Odour Cues Linked to Sexual Selection in Humans?.- 13. Hemiterpenoids and Pyrazines in the Odoriferous Urine of the Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus).- 14. The Perfume-Body Odour Complex: An Insightful Model for Culture-Gene Coevolution?.- 15. A Historical Perspective on the Identification of Substances in the Territorial Scent Marks of Male Klipspringer Antelope Oreotragus oreotragus.- 16. Do Urinary Chemosignals Code for Sex, Age, and Season in the Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca?.- 17. On the Body Odour of Wild-Caught Mangrove-Marsh Bengal Tiger of Sundarban.- 18. Ultrastructure and Chemical Composition of Elephant Hair in the context of Chemical Signals in the Asian Elephant Elephas maximus.- 19. Methyl Ketone Production in Juvenile Red-sided Garter Snakes.- 20. The Sophistication of Predator Odour Recognition by Minnows.- 21. Adaptive Responses of Embryonic Amphibians to Predation Risk.- 22. Response of Lumholtz' Tree-Kangaroos (Dendrolagus Lumholtzi) to Odours from Native Arboreal and Introduced Terrestrial Predators - A Preliminary Study.-23. Voles in Space: Effects of Predator Odour on Microtus arvalis Breeding Females, Running title: Effects of predator odour on breeding female voles.- 24. Knowing your Behaviour: The importance of Behavioural Assays in the Characterisation of Chemical Alarm Cues in Fishes and Amphibians.- 25. Avoiding Predation: The Importance of Chemical and Visual Cues in Poison Frog Reproductive Behaviour.- Part 6. Chemical Signals in Birds.- 26. Besides Colours and Songs, Odour is the New Black of Avian Communication.- 27. Intraspecific Olfactory Communication in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) - Potential Information Apart from Visual and Acoustic Cues.- 28. Male European Starlings Use Odorous Herbs as Nest Material to Attract Females and Benefit Nestlings.- 29. Embryonic Domestic Chickens can Detect Compounds in an Avian Chemosignal before Breathing Air.- 30. Measurement of 16-androstenes (5a-androst-16-en-3-one, 5a-androst-16-en-3a-ol, 5a-androst-16-en-3b-ol) in Saliva of Landrace and Gottingen Minipig Boars.- 31. The Influence of Experimentally Reduced Vaginal Flora in Oestrus Females on the Mating Behaviour of Male Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris).- 32. Socio-sexual Stimuli and Reproductive Function: Emerging perspectives of the male effect in sheep and goats.- 33. A Reverse-Engineering Approach to Identifying which Compounds to Bioassay for Signalling Activity in the Scent Marks of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus).- 34. The application of proteomics to the discovery and quantification of proteins in scent signals.
Responsibility: Marion L. East, Martin Dehnhard, editors.

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