Pheromonal communication in vertebrates

@article{Brennan2006PheromonalCI,
  title={Pheromonal communication in vertebrates},
  author={Peter A. Brennan and Frank Zufall},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={444},
  pages={308-315}
}
Recent insights have revolutionized our understanding of the importance of chemical signals in influencing vertebrate behaviour. Previously unknown families of pheromonal signals have been identified that are expanding the traditional definition of a pheromone. Although previously regarded as functioning independently, the main olfactory and vomeronasal systems have been found to have considerable overlap in terms of the chemosignals they detect and the effects that they mediate. Studies using… Expand
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