Simultaneously Hermaphroditic Shrimp Use Lipophilic Cuticular Hydrocarbons as Contact Sex Pheromones

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Zhang, Dong; Terschak, John A.; Harley, Maggy A.; Lin, Junda; Hardege, Jörg D.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3080367, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017720
  • Subject: Endocrine System | Research Article | Reproductive System | Marine Biology | Ecology | Endocrine Physiology | Sexual Reproduction | Biology | Behavioral Ecology | Neuroscience | Animal Behavior | Chemical Ecology | Olfactory System | Medicine | Marine Ecology | Anatomy and Physiology | Q | R | Science | Pheromones | Sensory Systems | Animal Physiology | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: animal structures | fungi

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