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Chemical Signals in Vertebrates - Richard L. Doty

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates

By: Richard L. Doty (Editor), Dietland Muller-Schwarze (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 1993
ISBN: 9780306442506
Number Of Pages: 638

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Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference held at the University of Pennsylvania in June 1991. Data from over 25 taxa of vertebrates, including humans, are presented. Contributions include the work of a number of researchers from the former Soviet Union. Coverage includes recent breakthrough

Anatomy and Physiology of Chemosensory Systems
Action of Sucrose on the Salty Taste Responsep. 3
[alpha]-Gustducin: A Taste Cell Specific G Protein Subunit Closely Related to the [alpha] Transducinsp. 9
Avian Taste Buds: Topography, Structure and Functionp. 15
Effects of Naris Closure on the Olfactory Epithelia of Adult Micep. 21
Is the Mouse Vorneronasal Organ a Sex Pheromone Receptor?p. 27
LHRH-Immunocytochemistry in the Nervus Terminalis of Mammalsp. 31
Olfaction in Rats with Transection of the Lateral Olfactory Tractp. 37
Phosphatase Activity of Rat Olfactory and Vomeronasal Epithelial Tissuep. 43
Physiology and pharmacology of the Accessory Olfactory Systemp. 49
Role of Lipids of Receptor Membranes in Odor Receptionp. 55
Thalamocortical Mechanisms and Smell: Insight from Amnesiap. 59
The Hippocampus and the Sense of Smellp. 67
The Structure of Environmental Odor Signals: From Turbulent Dispersion to Movement through Boundary Layers and Mucusp. 79
The Trigeminal Nerve System and Its Interaction with Olfactory and Taste Systems in Fishesp. 85
Transduction Mechanism in Vertebrate Olfactory Systemsp. 89
Body Fluids and Scent Gland Chemistry and Histology
Analysis of the Secretions from the Flank Glands of Three Shrew Species and Their Possible Functions in a Social Contextp. 99
Chemical Analysis of Prey-Derived Vomeronasal Stimulantsp. 107
Gas Chromatographic Analysis and Estrous Diagnostic Potential of Headspace Sampling above Bovine Body Fluidsp. 115
Lipocalycins Associated with Mammalian Pheromonesp. 119
Morphogenic and Histologic Patterns among the Posterolateral Glands of Microtine Rodentsp. 125
Sources of Oestrous Odours in Cattlep. 129
Development of Chemosensory System Structure and Function
Development of Olfactory and Taste Responses to Chemical Signals in Acipenserid Fishesp. 135
Development of the Olfactory and Terminalis Systems in Whales and Dolphinsp. 141
Interaction between Tyrosine Hydroxylase Expression and Olfactory Afferent Innervation in Embryonic Rat Olfactory Bulb In Vivo and In Vitrop. 149
Ontogenetic Olfactory Experience and Adult Searching Behavior in the Carnivorous Ferretp. 155
Olfactory Receptors in Acipenseridae Fish Larvaep. 161
Semiochemicals and the Major Histocompatibility Complex
Evolutionary and Immunological Implications of the Role of the MHC in Olfactory Signallingp. 167
Interactions among the MHC, Diet and Bacteria in the Production of Social Odors in Rodentsp. 175
MHC-Based Mating Preferences in Mus Operate through both Settlement Patterns and Female Controlled Extra-Territorial Matingsp. 183
MHC Control of Odortypes in the Mousep. 189
MHC Genes, Chemosignals, and Genetic Analyses of Murine Social Behaviorsp. 197
MHC-Related Odors in Humansp. 205
Sex Differences in the Use of the Major Histocompatibility Complex for Mate Selection in Congenic Strains of Micep. 213
The Discrimination of Human Male Urine Odors by Rats Is not Influenced by the Relatedness of the Donorsp. 219
The Influence of the Hematopoietic System on the Production of MHC-Related Odors in Micep. 225
What's Wrong with MHC Mate Choice Experiments?p. 229
Why Does Germfree Rearing Eliminate the Odors of Individuality in Rats but not in Mice?p. 237
Semiochemicals and Endocrine Processes
Chemosignals and Reproduction in Adult Female House Micep. 245
Induction of Estrus and Ovulation in Female Grey Short-Tailed Opossums, Monodelphis domestica, Involves the Main Olfactory Epitheliump. 253
Influence of Specific Skin Glands on the Sexual Maturation of Male Golden and Campbell's Hamstersp. 259
Male Chemosignals Increase Litter Size in House Micep. 263
Olfactory Cues and Ovarian Cyclesp. 267
Olfactory Signals of Conspecifics Stimulate Adrenal Function in Female Micep. 271
Reproductive Activation and Metabolism in Female Volesp. 277
Regulation of the Rat Estrous Cycle by Predator Odors: Role of the Vomeronasal Organp. 281
The Functional Properties of Steroid Sex Pheromones of the Male Yellowfin Baikal Sculpin (Cottocomephorus grewinoki)p. 285
Chemical Repellents and Chemosensory Aversions
Avian Chemical Repellency: A Structure-Activity Approach and Implicationsp. 291
Effects of Nerve Growth Factor on the Recovery of Conditioned Taste Aversion in the Insular Cortex Lesioned Ratp. 297
Repellent Effect of Trimethyl Thiazoline in the Wild Rat Rattus norveqicus Berkenhoutp. 305
Taxonomic Differences between Birds and Mammals in Their Responses to Chemical Irritantsp. 311
Use of a Trigeminal Irritant for Wildlife Managementp. 319
Visual Cue Fails to Enhance Bird Repellency of Methiocarb in Ripening Sorghump. 323
Behavior and Chemically Mediated Social Communication
Are Sharks Chemically Aware of Crocodiles?p. 335
Characterization of a Spawning Pheromone from Pacific Herringp. 343
Chemosensory Orientation to Conspecifics and Rainbow Trout in Adult Lake Whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis (Mitchill)p. 349
Electrophysiological Measures of Olfactory Sensitivity Suggest that Goldfish and Other Fish Use Species-Specific Mixtures of Hormones and Their Metabolites as Sex Pheromonesp. 357
Gustatory Behavior of Channel Catfish to Amino Acidsp. 365
Interspecific Effects of Sex Pheromones in Fishp. 371
Learned Predator Avoidance Behavior and a Two-Level System for Chemosensory Recognition of Predatory Fishes in Juvenile Brook Troutp. 375
Prey Odors as Chemical Stimulants of Feeding Behavior in the Red Sea Moray Eel Sidera griseap. 383
Trauma Communication in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)p. 389
Chemotesting Movements and Chemosensory Sensitivity to Amino Acids in the European Pond Turtle, Emys orbicularis L.p. 397
Correlation of Salamander Vomeronasal and Main Olfactory System Anatomy with Habitat and Sex: Behavioral Interpretationsp. 403
Foraging Responses by the American Alligator to Meat Extractsp. 413
Information Content of Prey Odor Plumes: What Do Foraging Leach's Storm Petrels Know?p. 421
The Olfactory Map of Homing Pigeonsp. 429
Pigeon Homing: The Effect of Temporary Anosmia on Orientation Behaviorp. 435
The Puzzle of Olfactory Sensitivity in Birdsp. 443
Mammals - Cetaceans, Rodents, Lagomorphs, Ungulates and Carnivores
A Primer of Olfactory Communications about Distant Foods in Norway Ratsp. 451
Castoreum of Beaver (Castor canadensis): Function, Chemistry and Biological Activity of Its Componentsp. 457
Chemical Images and Chemical Informationp. 465
Chemical Signals in the Tigerp. 471
Effects of Exogenous Testosterone on the Scent Marking and Agonistic Behaviors of White-Tailed Deerp. 477
Field Studies of Chemical Signalling: Direct Observations of Dwarf Hamsters (Phodopus) in Soviet Asiap. 485
"Fragrance on the Desert Air": The Semiochemistry of the Muskoxp. 493
Hormonal Modulation of Chemosignals which Elicit Aggressive Behaviour in the Indian Palm Squirrel, Funambulus palmarump. 499
Individual Odortypesp. 503
Odor Discrimination in Female Mice after Long-Term Exposure to Male Odors: Genotype-Environment Interactionp. 509
Olfactory and Vomeronasal Mechanisms of Social Communication in Golden Hamstersp. 515
Olfactory Biology of the Marsupial Sugar Glider - A Preliminary Studyp. 523
Predator-Odor Analgesia in Deer Mice: Neuromodulatory Mechanisms and Sex Differencesp. 529
Scent Communication in the Ratp. 537
Quasi-Olfaction of Dolphinsp. 543
Vomeronasal Organ Sustains Pups' Anogenital Licking in Primiparous Ratsp. 551
Mammals - Humans
Bilateral and Unilateral Olfactory Sensitivity: Relationship to Handedness and Genderp. 559
Chemosensory Evoked Potentialsp. 565
Individual Differences in Preferences: Sensory Segmentation as an Organizing Principlep. 571
Influence of Androstenol and Androsterone on the Evaluation of Men of Varying Attractiveness Levelsp. 575
Influence of Odors on Human Mental Stress and Fatiguep. 581
Perceptual Analysis of Complex Chemical Signals by Humansp. 587
The Influence of Ultradian Autonomic Rhythms as Indexed by the Nasal Cycle on Unilateral Olfactory Thresholdsp. 595
Topographical EEG Maps of Human Responses to Odorants - A Preliminary Reportp. 599
Author Indexp. 607
Taxonomic Indexp. 623
Subject Indexp. 625
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ISBN: 9780306442506
ISBN-10: 0306442507
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 638
Published: January 1993
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 18.42  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.34

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