Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates by Dietland Müller-Schwarze (auth.), Robert E. Johnston, PDF

By Dietland Müller-Schwarze (auth.), Robert E. Johnston, Dietland Müller-Schwarze, Peter W. Sorensen (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461371457

ISBN-13: 9781461371458

ISBN-10: 1461547334

ISBN-13: 9781461547334

The box of olfactory learn and chemical verbal exchange is within the early levels of progressive swap, and lots of elements of this revolution are mirrored within the chapters during this e-book. hence, it may serve admirably as an updated reference. First, quite a lot of vertebrate teams and species are represented. moment, there are very good reports of particular issues and theoretical methods to verbal exchange through odors, together with chapters on sign specialization and evolution in mammals, the evolution of hormonal pheromones in fish, alarm pheromones in fish, chemical repellents, the chemical signs interested by endocrine responses in mice, and the debate over human pheromones. 3rd, there are fascinating new findings provided in different particular subject components, equivalent to the chemis­ attempt of pheromones in quite a lot of species (salamanders to elephants), the chemistry of proteins that regulate the discharge of pheromones, the molecular biology and body structure of detection, coding and reaction to scent signs, the consequences of expertise on sensitivity to odors, the function of genes of the immune method in smell construction and in human mate selection, the functionality and conception of odor over-marks, the popularity of people and relatives by way of odors, the impact of odors on predator-prey interactions, and using odors to aid regulate pests. This e-book is an offshoot of the 8th overseas Symposium on Chemical Sig­ nals in Vertebrates, held at Cornell collage in Ithaca, ny, July 20-25, 1997, hosted and arranged by way of Bob Johnston.

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W. Sorensen and N. E. Stacey 36 1 SPYING Cues released and detected. Donor does not benefit. COMMUNICATION Donor benefits. Cue becomes specialized signal ~ ABCDE lffi1r ~ ~~ ~ ABCDE lffi1r i iii i. , I BCDEF iiiii. + I I ,. I SENSORY EXPLOITATION Donor releases product for which receiver has an olfactory receptor RUNAWAY SELECTION Genes for producing and detecting signal are linked ~ ~ 6 =x::J GOOD GENES Receiver responds to component correlated with donor fitness ~ ~ titi!. ~ titit. I ~ I I BCDE ~ ~~ BCD ~ Figure 3.

Using taxonomic and ethological criteria, he identifies three ethological groups (non-guarders, guarders, and bearers), each comprised of two ecological groups (essentially zygote hiders and non-hiders) are further divided into 4-8 guilds. Although reproductive physiology unfortunately is omitted, Balon's scheme provides a framework for dealing with the great range of behavioral strategies in which hormonal pheromones likely function. g. Pacific herring, [Order Clupeiformes]; roach, Rutilus ruUlus [Order Cypriniformes]) sharing a common guild (nonguarding, nonobligatory plant spawners) may on occasion exhibit some convergence of hormonal pheromones.

Because goldfish form bisexual aggregations, it seems likely that, throughout the preovulatory period, males are exposed at least intermittently to detectable concentrations of the three steroidal pheromone components, whose ratios are known to shift as the female undergoes final maturation. The steroid pheromone is a mixture, with 17,2013P serving as a primary component that will on its own or as part of the mixture induce behavioral, endocrine and gonadal responses in males (DeFraipont & Sorensen, 1993; Sorensen et aI, 1995a; Zheng & Stacey, 1996, 1997).

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