Tag Archives: pheromones

(Z)-5-tetradecen-1-ol, Potential female sex attractant

Follow my blog with Bloglovin (Z)-5-Tetradecen-1-ol, mw  212.37,   formula  C14H20O   CAS   40642-42-0 Odorant receptors, present on nasal sensory neurons, perceive volatile compounds and regulate animal behavior such as reproduction. The nature of the ligands interacting with these receptors is, however, … Continue reading

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Chiloglottone –Australian orchid uses a single simple diketone to attract wasps that pollinate it

  The Australian orchid Chiloglottis trapeziformis' very existence hinges upon there being some truth to the old adage that love is blind. Unlike other flowers, which lure pollinators with nectar, C. trapeziformis attracts its pollinator, the thynnine wasp Neozeleboria cryptoides, … Continue reading

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