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sex pheromone

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A pheromone that is released by an animal and that induces a sexual response in members of the same species, such as the volatile sexual attractants released by female insects that can...

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sex pheromone

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A pheromone that is released by an animal and that induces a sexual response in members of the same species, such as the volatile sexual attractants released by female insects that can...

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Multicomponent Sex Pheromone in Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Ashraf El-Sayed, Marie Bengtsson, Stefan Rauscher, Jan Löfqvist and Peter Witzgall.

in Environmental Entomology

October 1999; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3145 words.

Attraction of codling moth males, Cydia pomonella (L.), to calling conspecific females, female gland extracts, and synthetic pheromone was studied in a wind tunnel. A dose–response test...

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Sex Pheromone of the Baldcypress Leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Brian T. Sullivan, Jeremy D. Allison, Richard A. Goyer and William P. Shepherd.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. 4011 words.

The baldcypress leafroller, Archips goyerana Kruse (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is a specialist on Taxodium distichum (L.) Richard and has caused serious defoliation in swamps of...

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Sex Attractant and Aggregation Pheromones of Male Phytophagous Insects

Peter J. Landolt.

in American Entomologist

January 1997; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

The overwheelming majority of insect species uses sex pheromones to mediate mate finding by way of sexual attraction. Pheromones are chemical signals from one organism that stimulate a...

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Attraction of Different <i>Trichogramma</i> Species to <i>Prays oleae</i> Sex Pheromone

P. G. Milonas, A. F. Martinou, D. Ch. Kontodimas, F. Karamaouna and M. A. Konstantopoulou.

in Annals of the Entomological Society of America

November 2009; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

Chemical cues play a major role in the process of host selection by parasitoids, a process that has been discriminated into several steps such as habitat location, host location, and host...

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Pre-exposure Modulates Attraction to Sex Pheromone in a Moth

P. Anderson, M.M. Sadek and B.S. Hansson.

in Chemical Senses

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5201 words.

In behavioural experiments we investigated the influence of previous short exposure to sex pheromone on subsequent response of male Spodoptera littoralis moths to sex pheromone. We found...

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Detection of Sex Pheromone Components in <i>Manduca sexta</i> (L.)

B. Kalinová, M. Hoskovec, I. Liblikas, C.R. Unelius and B.S. Hansson.

in Chemical Senses

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 6880 words.

The ability of olfactory receptor neurons to detect female-produced sex pheromone components and a limited sample of potential host plant odours was studied by single-sensillum recordings...

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Origin and Diversification of a Salamander Sex Pheromone System

Sunita Janssenswillen, Wim Vandebergh, Dag Treer, Bert Willaert, Margo Maex, Ines Van Bocxlaer and Franky Bossuyt.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5907 words.

Sex pheromones form an important facet of reproductive strategies in many organisms throughout the Animal Kingdom. One of the oldest known sex pheromones in vertebrates are proteins of the...

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Unusual Acetylenic Sex Pheromone of Grape Leaffolder (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Jocelyn Millar, J. Steven McElfresh and Francisco De Assis Marques.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

August 2002; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

The female-produced sex pheromone of grape leaffolder, Desmia funeralis (Hübner), has been identified as a blend of (Z,Z)-11,13-hexadecadienal, 11-hexadecynal, and (Z)-11-hexadecenal. The...

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Pheromone Detection by a Pheromone Emitter: A Small Sex Pheromone–Specific Processing System in the Female American Cockroach

Hiroshi Nishino, Masazumi Iwasaki and Makoto Mizunami.

in Chemical Senses

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5443 words.

Many animals depend on pheromone communication for successful mating. Sex pheromone in insects is usually released by females to attract males. In American cockroaches, the largest...

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Presence of Sex Pheromones in <i>Anocentor nitens</i> (Acari: Ixodidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

January 1999; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3063 words.

The aim of this study was to investigate whether there are sex pheromones in the tropical horse tick, Anocentor nitens (Neumann). When virgin males and females, fed on rabbits for 3–7 d,...

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Electroantennogram Responses of Both Sexes of Grape Root Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) to Synthetic Female Sex Pheromone

in Environmental Entomology

December 1999; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 2509 words.

The effect of mating status and sex on antennal response to sex pheromone components was tested in the grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis (Harris). The grape root borer pheromone is a...

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Molecular Cloning of a Novel Sex Pheromone Responsible for the Release of a Different Sex Pheromone in <i>Closterium peracerosum-strigosum-littorale</i> Complex

Hiroyuki Sekimoto, Ryo-hei Fukumoto, Naoshi Dohmae, Koji Takio, Tadashi Fujii and Yuji Kamiya.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

A sex pheromone, protoplast-release-inducing protein (PR-IP) inducer, of the Closterium peracerosum-stri-gosum-littorale complex is known to induce the release of PR-IP, from mating-type...

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Nearest Neural Neighbors: Moth Sex Pheromone Receptors HR11 and HR13

Thomas C. Baker.

in Chemical Senses

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 2458 words.

In moth sex pheromone olfaction systems, there is a stereotypical cocompartmentalization of two or sometimes three olfactory receptor neurons (ORNs) within single trichoid sensilla on which...

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Female Snake Sex Pheromone Induces Membrane Responses in Vomeronasal Sensory Neurons of Male Snakes

Guang-Zhe Huang, Jing-Ji Zhang, Dalton Wang, Robert T. Mason and Mimi Halpern.

in Chemical Senses

July 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5376 words.

The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is important for activating accessory olfactory pathways that are involved in sexually dimorphic mating behavior. The VNO of male garter snakes is critically...

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Increased Behavioral and Neuronal Sensitivity to Sex Pheromone after Brief Odor Experience in a Moth

Peter Anderson, Bill S. Hansson, Ulf Nilsson, Qian Han, Marcus Sjöholm, Niels Skals and Sylvia Anton.

in Chemical Senses

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5004 words.

Plasticity in the response to stimuli related to food and oviposition cues is well documented in insects. However, responses to cues related to reproduction, for example, sex pheromones,...

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Olfactory Discrimination among Sex Pheromone Stereoisomers: Chirality Recognition by Pink Hibiscus Mealybug Males

Aijun Zhang, Shifa Wang, Justin Vitullo, Amy Roda, Catharine Mannion and J. Christopher Bergh.

in Chemical Senses

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 3081 words.

Our previous field studies suggested that the two chiral centers in the sex pheromone of pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, could elicit different male responses. The chiral...

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Identification and Functional Characterization of Sex Pheromone Receptors in the Common Cutworm (<i>Spodoptera litura</i>)

Jin Zhang, Shuwei Yan, Yang Liu, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Shuanglin Dong and Guirong Wang.

in Chemical Senses

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 6111 words.

Male moths can finely discriminate the sex pheromone emitted by conspecific females from similar compounds. Pheromone receptors, expressed on the dendritic membrane of sensory neurons...

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Synthetic Sex Pheromone Attracts the Leishmaniasis Vector <i>Lutzomyia longipalpis</i> (Diptera: Psychodidae) to Traps in the Field

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2009; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. 4753 words.

Improving vector control remains a key goal in reducing the world’s burden of infectious diseases. More cost-effective approaches to vector control are urgently needed, particularly because...

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Sex- and Gonad-Affecting Scent Compounds and 3 Male Pheromones in the Rat

Jian-Xu Zhang, Lixing Sun, Jin-Hua Zhang and Zhi-Yong Feng.

in Chemical Senses

September 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 6113 words.

This study was aimed at identifying sex pheromones of the rat (Rattus norvegicus). We characterized the volatiles and semivolatiles of rat preputial gland and voided urine by using gas...

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