allomone


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allomone

(ˈæləˌməʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) a chemical substance secreted externally by certain animals, such as insects, affecting the behaviour or physiology of another species detrimentally. Compare pheromone
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Similarly, (E)-[beta]-farnesene, which has been reported to act either as an allomone, an attractant or a kairomone in various insects (Francis et al.
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Determination of plant volatiles 1: analysis of the insect-attracting allomone of the parasitic plant Hydnora africana using Grob-Habich activated charcoal traps.
9-Isocyanopu-pukeanane, a marine invertebrate allomone with a new sesquiterpene skeleton.
Moreover, Gynaikothrips are known to produce an allomone excreted through the anus, which is used to repel intruding insects or predators (Suzuki et al.
3), a common allomone frequently associated with cyanogenic activity, cluster separately (Fig.
Investigations of the acidic allomone of the gastropod mollusc Philline aperta by means of ion chromatography and histochemical localization of sulphate and chloride ions.
The hypothesis that the red bodies contain a defensive allomone that is provisioned to eggs by the parent requires future testing.
Localization within the body of the producing or accumulating organism, is planned in order to find how are they protected from their own allomones, and to facilitate the development of the next objective.
In the eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois), the secretion contains a mixture of chemicals such as various phenols and quinones, plant derived allomones, and the sesquiterpenoid, romallenone, but the exact mixture of these chemicals is variable among individuals (Jones et al.