Daily Archives: February 10, 2007

Pheromones of humans and other vertebrates

1) 2-methylbut-2-enal: The rabbit milk pheromone. Induced nipple search behavior of pups and directs them towards the nipples of the mother. Given that rabbits feed their young only once a day this behavior is critical for survival. 2) (methylthio)methanethiol: Mouse … Continue reading

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