Mechanisms of modulation and adaptation in pheromone-sensitive trichoid sensilla of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta

Most nocturnal moths find their mating partners with the help of pheromones released by the females and attracting the males. The males perceive the pheromone blend with a large number of specialized sensory hairs on their antennae, the sensilla trichoidea. In the sphinx moth Manduca sexta, each tr...

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Main Author: Dolzer, Jan
Contributors: Stengl, Monika (Prof. Dr. ) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Dataset Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2002
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