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By W. B. Quay (auth.), Dietland Müller-Schwarze, Maxwell M. Mozell (eds.)

From June 6 to nine, 1976, approximately a hundred and forty members (physiologists, chemists, ecologists, animal behaviorists, and psychologists) collected within the Gideon Putnam lodge at Saratoga Springs, manhattan for a symposium entitled "Chemical signs in Vertebrates". the focal point of this symposium, backed by way of the U.S. nationwide technological know-how beginning, was once on chemical verbal exchange in better animals, so much particularly mammals. This integrated the chemical nature, construction, and reception of chemical indications, and their modulating results on habit. just about all the world's laboratories operating during this zone have been represented. It used to be the 1st assembly of its style, and even though the physiological elements of flavor and odor at the one hand and bug pheromones at the different have formerly been handled in numerous fantastic symposia, they've got no longer ahead of been handled as a again­ drop to chemical communique in vertebrates. the sector of insect pheromones is definitely built, with countless numbers of energetic compounds pointed out. against this, in vertebrates merely six mammalian phero­ mones in as many species have been pointed out chemically by way of 1976.

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