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The male abdominal glands of Leucophaea maderae: chemical identification of the volatile secretion and sex pheromone function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17200891     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In Leucophaea maderae, male calling behavior involves the release of a sex pheromone from the abdominal sternal glands. An extract of sternal glands attracted conspecific females over a distance. The compounds present were identified as hydroxy-3-butan-2-one, (2R, 3R)-butanediol, senecioic acid, and (E)-2-octenoic acid. The same components are also present in male tergal glands. The identified compounds were tested on their own and in mixtures. Their biological function is discussed.
Authors:
Jean-Pierre Farine; Daniel Sirugue; Dehbia Abed-Vieillard; Claude Everaerts; Jean-Luc Le Quéré; Odile Bonnard; Remy Brossut
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2007-01-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of chemical ecology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0098-0331     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Chem. Ecol.     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-17     Completed Date:  2007-05-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505563     Medline TA:  J Chem Ecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
CNRS, UMR 5548, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Bourgogne, 6 Bd. Gabriel, 21000, Dijon, France. jean-pierre.farine@u-bourgogne.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Cockroaches / physiology*
Female
Male
Scent Glands / physiology*
Sex Attractants / chemistry*,  physiology*
Volatilization
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Sex Attractants

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