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  • n. Any substance, produced by an organism, that provokes a response in individuals of the same or different species

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Examples

  • A semiochemical is a chemical substance or mixture that carries a message.

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  • Ideally the appointee will have prior experience with insect semiochemical analysis or other flavour and fragrance type molecules.

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  • This exciting appointment is for a person who will use their analytical chemistry skills to support a variety of projects aimed at understanding and exploiting semiochemical communication in insect vectors of human and animal diseases by being an active member of our research team.

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  • D'Innocenzo B, Salzano AM, D'Ambrosio C, Gazzano A, Niccolini A, et al. (2006) Secretory proteins as potential semiochemical carriers in the horse.

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  • Entomology Professor Walter Leal and postdoctoral researcher Zain Syed said they found the semiochemical, nonanal, triggers the mosquitoes 'keen sense of smell, directing them toward a blood meal.

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  • Or do they plan to mask our smelly semiochemical with a spray on?

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  • (sounds like NAWN-uh-nawl) is the powerful semiochemical that triggers the mosquitoes 'keen sense of smell, directing them toward a blood meal.

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  • 1984; Does kissing aid human bonding by semiochemical addiction?

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