Chemical Methodology in the Study of Mammalian Communications

  • Alf Claesson
  • Robert M. Silverstein


Many of the interactions among plants and animals are mediated by chemical signals, and vertebrates are no exception. By far the largest amount of work has been devoted to interactions among insects, economically important pests in particular, and much of the chemical methodology applied to mammalian studies has been carried over from the insect field (Young and Silverstein, 1975).


Pheromone Component Aggregation Pheromone Scent Mark Tarsal Gland Insect Pheromone 
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  • Alf Claesson
    • 1
  • Robert M. Silverstein
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuseUSA

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