2013

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 12

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5926-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-5927-9 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Olfaction: Receptors and Neural Processing

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      Neural Substrate to Associate Odorants and Pheromones: Convergence of Projections from the Main and Accessory Olfactory Bulbs in Mice

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      Pages 17-36

      Acceleration of Puberty Onset in Female Mice by Male Urinary Odours: Chemosensory, Physiological and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms

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      Pages 37-48

      The Recessus Olfactorius: A Cryptic Olfactory Organ of Anuran Amphibians

  3. Mother-Offspring Communication

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      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-59

      Smell, Suck, Survive: Chemical Signals and Suckling in the Rabbit, Cat, and Dog

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      Pages 61-75

      Neonatal Recognition in Sheep

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      Pages 77-85

      Suckling Odours in Rats and Mice: Biological Substrates that Guide Newborns to the Nipple

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      Pages 87-96

      The Role of Olfaction at Birth in Marsupial and Monotreme Mammals

  4. Pheromones and Social Organisation

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      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-115

      Individual Variation in Pheromone Isoform Ratios of the Red-Legged Salamander, Plethodon shermani

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      Pages 117-133

      Rodent Urinary Proteins: Genetic Identity Signals and Pheromones

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      Pages 135-145

      From Exploration to Selective Information Gathering: The Development of Chemosensory Investigation in Male African Elephants (Loxodonta africana)

  5. Odour Profiles and Social Organisation

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      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-160

      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

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      Pages 161-169

      Is the Perception of Dietary Odour Cues Linked to Sexual Selection in Humans?

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      Pages 171-184

      Hemiterpenoids and Pyrazines in the Odoriferous Urine of the Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)

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      Pages 185-195

      The Perfume-Body Odour Complex: An Insightful Model for Culture–Gene Coevolution?

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      Pages 197-205

      A Historical Perspective on the Identification of Substances in the Territorial Scent Marks of Male Klipspringer Antelope Oreotragus oreotragus

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      Pages 207-222

      Do Urinary Chemosignals Code for Sex, Age, and Season in the Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca?

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      Pages 223-226

      On the Body Odour of Wild-Caught Mangrove-Marsh Bengal Tiger of Sundarban

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      Pages 227-234

      Ultrastructure and Chemical Composition of Elephant Hair in the Context of Chemical Signals in the Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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      Pages 235-243

      Methyl Ketone Production in Juvenile Red-Sided Garter Snakes

  6. Predator Avoidance and Migration

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      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-257

      The Sophistication of Predator Odour Recognition by Minnows

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