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synonyms for pheromone

  • aura
  • bouquet
  • essence
  • odor
  • perfume
  • spice
  • whiff
  • balm
  • fragrance
  • incense
  • redolence
  • tang
  • track
  • trail

antonyms for pheromone

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  • odor
  • stench
  • stink
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How to use pheromone in a sentence

Chemically, the snail’s mimics are actually more stable than the worm’s natural pheromones, which degrade relatively quickly after release, Torres says.
CONE SNAIL VENOM MAY TRICK MATE-SEEKING WORMS INTO BECOMING MEALSJONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Humans and other higher primates do not have this organ for sensing pheromones.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
When I was a junior faculty member at Harvard, we wondered what would happen if we eliminated the cues to the brain from pheromones.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
We wondered what might happen if we removed the VNO of a virgin male mouse, removing his ability to detect pheromones.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Relatively early in her career, Dulac’s investigations into how animals detect pheromones changed our understanding of what those airborne chemicals may signify to the brain.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
You could, for example, do experiments where you deleted a specific gene in the mouse so that it could no longer detect certain pheromones and then you’d look to see how its behavior changed.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
This organ detects pheromones produced by others of the same species and then sends cues to the brain to mate, attack or do other things.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Surprisingly, without the cues from pheromones, we saw females behaving like males.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO PHEROMONE

  • aura
  • balm
  • bouquet
  • essence
  • fragrance
  • incense
  • odor
  • perfume
  • pheromone
  • redolence
  • spice
  • tang
  • track
  • trail
  • whiff
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