Brunner, Elisabeth and Kroiss, Johannes and Trindl, Andreas and Heinze, Jürgen (2011) Queen pheromones in Temnothorax ants: control or honest signal? BMC evolutionary biology 11, p. 55.
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Background The division of reproductive labor among group members in insect societies is regulated by "queen pheromones". However, it remains controversial whether these are manipulative, i.e., actively suppress worker reproduction, or honestly signal the fertility status of the queen to which workers react in their own interest by refraining from laying eggs. Manipulative queen control is ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Zoologie/Evolutionsbiologie (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)|
|Projects:||Open Access Publizieren (DFG)|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 570 Life sciences|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited on:||25 May 2011 09:58|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 17:25|