Olfactory Communication in Mammals

@article{Eisenberg1972OlfactoryCI,
  title={Olfactory Communication in Mammals},
  author={John Frederick Eisenberg and Devra G. Kleiman},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
  year={1972},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-32}
}
In the broad perspective chemical communication has been the subject of several recent reviews (Wilson 138; Johnston, Moulton & Turk 59; Wilson 137). The present review will be more restrictive; we will deal with one as­ pect of chemical communication in one class of vertebrates, i.e., olfaction in the Mammalia. For the purposes of this review, olfactory communication is defined as the process whereby a chemical signal is generated by a presumptive sender and transmitted (generally through the… 

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