Pheromones are chemical signals (semiochemicals) that act between members of the same species, sex pheromones being the signals that facilitate sexual reproduction. Many organisms use such semiochemicals, but it is insects to which the main research attention has been directed. This article will therefore concentrate on the insect sex pheromones.
Feature| April 01 2009
Scents and sex: Insect pheromones
John A. Pickett;
Michael A. Birkett;
Christine M. Woodcock;
Biochem (Lond) (2009) 31 (2): 28–32.
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John A. Pickett, Michael A. Birkett, Christine M. Woodcock, Jing-Jiang Zhou; Scents and sex: Insect pheromones. Biochem (Lond) 1 April 2009; 31 (2): 28–32. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO03102028
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