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Vosshall Reading List: “Pheromones and Behavior”

Reading for all students for April 19, 2010 lecture:
Chapter 1 "Animals in a chemical world" of Tristam D. Wyatt's book entitled "Pheromones and Animal Behaviour: Communication by Smell and Taste." Cambridge University Press.
Book on reserve in library or available from Amazon

Reading for student presentations on April 26, 2010:

Jilda Caccavo & Anna Kruyer & Theresa Teslovich

Discussion paper 1: Anna Kruyer

Grueneberg ganglion cells mediate alarm pheromone detection in mice. Brechbühl J, Klaey M, Broillet MC. Science 2008 321:1092-1095 PDF

Discussion paper 2: Jilda Caccavo

Orchid mimics honey bee alarm pheromone in order to attract hornets for pollination. Brodmann J, Twele R, Francke W, Yi-bo L, Xi-qiang S, Ayasse M. Current Biology 2009. 19:1368-1372 PDF

Discussion paper 3: Theresa Teslovich

How an orchid harms its pollinator. Bob B. M. Wong and Florian P. Schiestl. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 2002 269, 1529-1532 PDF

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