Pheromone Transport and Reception in an Amphipod

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Science  13 Nov 1970:
Vol. 170, Issue 3959, pp. 739-740
DOI: 10.1126/science.170.3959.739


Sexual dimorphism in the second antennae of the amphipod Gammarus duebeni Lilljeborg is connected with the reception in the male of a female sex pheromone transported through the water. Investigations on tritium-labeled specimens were carried out with scintillator and autoradiographic techniques.

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