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Molecules 2001, 6(2), 104-116; doi:10.3390/60100104

The Odour, the Animal and the Plant

University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Campus, Locked Bag 1797, South Penrith Distribution Centre, NS, W Australia
Received: 30 August 2000 / Accepted: 1 October 2000 / Published: 16 January 2001
(This article belongs to the Special Issue RACI Natural Products Group Symposium)
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Abstract

A review of the literature is presented that gives a background to the human sense of smell, then the importance of learnt and innate olfactory cues in animal behaviour. Some possible roles for natural products chemists interested in the interaction between animals and plants are discussed.
Keywords: Odour; semiochemical; sense of smell; animal behaviour; animal-plant interactions Odour; semiochemical; sense of smell; animal behaviour; animal-plant interactions
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