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Книга Chemical Ecology of Vertebrate Chemical Ecology of VertebrateКниги Химия Автор: Dietland Muller-Schwarze Год издания: 2006 Формат: pdf Издат.:Cambridge collage Press Страниц: 578 Размер: 5,2 ISBN: 0521363772 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:"This is a fascinating ebook for an individual with even a passing curiosity in chemical ecology.... increases know-how and whets the appetite." Gordon Hamilton, Bulletin of the British Ecological Society ebook DescriptionFocusing solely at the chemically mediated interactions among vertebrates, together with people and different animals and crops, this monograph combines info from broadly scattered technical literature in numerous disciplines. will probably be an fundamental reference for undergraduates, graduate scholars and researchers attracted to how chemical indications are used for inter- and intra-specific verbal exchange in vertebrates.

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1999). The scent mark of the saddle-back tamarin, Saguinus fuscicollis, contains watersoluble proteins. The major protein (66kDa) of the scent mark occurs in the urine, while another major protein (18kDa) derives from gland secretions. If the proteins are removed by enzymatic degradation, tamarins still discriminate scent marks from different donor types. However, they are able to discriminate scents with intact proteins from those with the proteins digested. , 1990). Proteins also occur in many excretions and glandular secretions, from turtles to mice and humans.

The liver of males contains three to five times more mRNA for MUPs than that of females. , 1999). This pocket in the molecule binds small hydrophobic molecules and a wide range of odorants can be bound. Mouse urine contains 2-sec-butyl-4,5-dihydrothiazole and 2,3-dehydro-exo-brevicomin and these volatiles are assumed to signal the presence of a male, while the MUP protein itself seems to trigger puberty in females, acting as a priming pheromone. , 1999). The scent mark of the saddle-back tamarin, Saguinus fuscicollis, contains watersoluble proteins.

Tigris, spray a “marking fluid” onto vegetation. The fluid is released through the urinary tract. This lipid-rich fluid contains lipid fixatives at a level of 1–2mg/ml. These lipids include cholesterol ester, wax esters, triacylglycerols, free fatty acids, diacylglycerols, monoacylglycerols, free sterol, and phospholipid (Poddar-Sarkar, 1996). Wax esters occur in anal gland secretion of beaver, Castor canadensis (Grønneberg and Lee, 1984). 2) The anal gland secretion of beaver, C. canadensis, differs between the sexes (Grønneberg, 1978–79).

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