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By R. Mykytowycz (auth.), David Duvall, Dietland Müller-Schwarze, Robert M. Silverstein (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461293103

ISBN-13: 9781461293101

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This quantity reports contemporary advancements in our knowing of che~ ical signaling in vertebrates. After sections facing normal princi­ ples and chemical points of vertebrate pheromones, it follows a taxonomic strategy, progressing from fish to. mammals. The editors requested a various, overseas team of top investigators, engaged on a wide range of vertebrate taxa and particular concerns, to think about their efforts from compar­ ative, evolutionary, and ecological viewpoints. The relative variety of manuscripts in each one half doesn't unavoidably mirror present depth of analysis, because the editors invited audio system who jointly would offer a balanced and accomplished evaluate, whereas fending off duplication. nonetheless, the half on mammals is the longest. Fourth in a sequence courting from 1977, this quantity illuminates present traits and certain destiny advancements within the box of chemical signaling in vertebrates. Going again even farther, the 1st bankruptcy, a private account of the previous region century through Dr. Mykytowycz remembers an important milestones, resembling symposia, or the founding of societies and journals. He additionally credit these investigators who stand out by way of their seminal studies.

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