East, Marion L

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 12

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Part I. Olfaction: Receptors and Neural Processing

1. Neural Substrate to Associate Odorants and Pheromones: Convergence of Projections from the Main and Accessory Olfactory Bulbs in Mice
Bernardita Cádiz-Moretti, Fernando Martínez-García, Enrique Lanuza

2. Acceleration of Puberty Onset in Female Mice by Male Urinary Odours: Chemosensory, Physiological and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms
Mélanie Jouhanneau, Matthieu Keller

3. The Recessus Olfactorius: A Cryptic Olfactory Organ of Anuran Amphibians
Christine Nowack, Sabrina Jordan, Carolin Wittmer

Part II. Mother-Offspring Communication

4. Smell, Suck, Survive: Chemical Signals and Suckling in the Rabbit, Cat, and Dog
Lourdes Arteaga, Amando Bautista, Daniel González, Robyn Hudson

5. Neonatal Recognition in Sheep
Barend V. Burger, Marlize Z. Viviers, Niel J. le Roux, John Morris, Jan P. I. Bekker, Maritha le Roux

6. Suckling Odours in Rats and Mice: Biological Substrates that Guide Newborns to the Nipple
Bruno Patris, Syrina Al Aïn, Benoist Schaal

7. The Role of Olfaction at Birth in Marsupial and Monotreme Mammals
Nanette Y. Schneider, Geoff Shaw, Marilyn B. Renfree

Part III. Pheromones and Social Organisation

8. Individual Variation in Pheromone Isoform Ratios of the Red-Legged Salamander, Plethodon shermani

Adam J. Chouinard, Damien B. Wilburn, Lynne D. Houck, Richard C. Feldhoff

9. Rodent Urinary Proteins: Genetic Identity Signals and Pheromones
Jane L. Hurst, Robert J. Beynon

10. From Exploration to Selective Information Gathering: The Development of Chemosensory Investigation in Male African Elephants (Loxodonta africana)
Bruce A. Schulte, Kathryn R. Bagley, Stacie Castelda, Helen Loizi, Nabil Nasseri, Dhaval K. Vyas, Thomas E. Goodwin

Part IV. Odour Profiles and Social Organisation

11. Sex Differences in Olfactory Behaviours Reflect the Importance of Scent Marking for Social Integration in Adult Females and Competition Between Reproductively Active Males in the Spotted Hyena
Marion L. East, Nicole Gusset-Burgener, Heribert Hofer

12. Is the Perception of Dietary Odour Cues Linked to Sexual Selection in Humans?
Jitka Fialová, S. Craig Roberts, Jan Havlíček

13. Hemiterpenoids and Pyrazines in the Odoriferous Urine of the Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)
Thomas E. Goodwin, Nucharin Songsasen, Laura J. Broederdorf, Blake A. Burkert, C. Joi Chen, Stephen R. Jackson, K. Bryan Keplinger, Margaret E. Rountree, Zach J. Waldrip, Margaret E. Weddell, Linda P. Desrochers, William K. Baker, Johannes P. F. G. Helsper

14. The Perfume-Body Odour Complex: An Insightful Model for Culture–Gene Coevolution?
Jan Havlíček, S. Craig Roberts

15. A Historical Perspective on the Identification of Substances in the Territorial Scent Marks of Male Klipspringer Antelope Oreotragus oreotragus

Hans E. Hummel

16. Do Urinary Chemosignals Code for Sex, Age, and Season in the Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca?

Dingzhen Liu, Hong Yuan, Zhipeng Wang, Rongping Wei, Guiquan Zhang, Lixing Sun

17. On the Body Odour of Wild-Caught Mangrove-Marsh Bengal Tiger of Sundarban
Mousumi Poddar-Sarkar, Sibdas Ray, Subrata Pal Chowdhury, Gopal Samanta, Paramaa Raha, Ratan L. Brahmachary

18. Ultrastructure and Chemical Composition of Elephant Hair in the Context of Chemical Signals in the Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

Paramaa Raha, Mousumi Poddar-Sarkar, Utpal K. Nag, Radhaballabh Bhar, Ratan L. Brahmachary

19. Methyl Ketone Production in Juvenile Red-Sided Garter Snakes
Emily J. Uhrig, Michael P. LeMaster, Deborah I. Lutterschmidt, Robert T. Mason

Part V. Predator Avoidance and Migration

20. The Sophistication of Predator Odour Recognition by Minnows
Douglas P. Chivers, Grant E. Brown, Maud C. O. Ferrari

21. Adaptive Responses of Embryonic Amphibians to Predation Risk
Maud C. O. Ferrari, Douglas P. Chivers

22. Response of Lumholtz’ Tree-Kangaroos (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) to Odours from Native Arboreal and Introduced Terrestrial Predators: A Preliminary Study
Sigrid Heise-Pavlov, Elizabeth Forbes, Clare Andersen, Michelle Prince

23. Voles in Space: Effects of Predator Odour on Microtus arvalis Breeding Females
Mateusz Jochym, Stefan Halle

24. Knowing Your Behaviour: The importance of Behavioural Assays in the Characterisation of Chemical Alarm Cues in Fishes and Amphibians
Reehan S. Mirza, Chantale A. Laraby, Ashley M. Marcellus

25. Avoiding Predation: The Importance of Chemical and Visual Cues in Poison Frog Reproductive Behaviour
Lisa M. Schulte, Rainer Schulte, Stefan Lötters

Part VI. Chemical Signals in Birds

26. Besides Colours and Songs, Odour is the New Black of Avian Communication
Francesco Bonadonna, Jerome Mardon

27. Intraspecific Olfactory Communication in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata): Potential Information Apart from Visual and Acoustic Cues
Barbara A. Caspers, E. Tobias Krause

28. Male European Starlings Use Odorous Herbs as Nest Material to Attract Females and Benefit Nestlings
Helga Gwinner

29. Embryonic Domestic Chickens Can Detect Compounds in an Avian Chemosignal Before Breathing Air
Julie C. Hagelin, Jacqueline C. Simonet, Tyler R. Lyson

Part VII. Reproduction in Domestic Animals

30. Measurement of 16-Androstenes (5α-Androst-16-en-3-One, 5α-Androst-16-en-3α-ol, 5α-Androst-16-en-3β-ol) in Saliva of German Landrace and Göttingen Minipig Boars
Martin Dehnhard, Hartmut Rohrmann, Johannes Kauffold

31. The Influence of Experimentally Reduced Vaginal Flora in Oestrus Females on the Mating Behaviour of Male Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)
Michał Dzięcioł, Wojciech Niżański, Roland Kozdrowski, Małgorzata Ochota, Ewa Stańczyk

32. Socio-Sexual Stimuli and Reproductive Function: Emerging Perspectives of the Male Effect in Sheep and Goats
Penny A. R. Hawken, Graeme B. Martin

Part VIII. New Directions in Semiochemistry

33. A Reverse-Engineering Approach to Identifying Which Compounds to Bioassay for Signalling Activity in the Scent Marks of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus)
Peter Apps, Lesego Mmualefe, J. Weldon McNutt

34. The Application of Proteomics to the Discovery and Quantification of Proteins in Scent Signals
Robert J. Beynon, Stuart D. Armstrong, Sarah A. Roberts, Amanda Davidson, Deborah M. Simpson, Michael J. Turton, Jennifer Unsworth, Jane L. Hurst

Keywords: Life Sciences, Animal Ecology, Animal Biochemistry, Ecology

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