Pheromones and the VNO

Jim Kohl jkohl at
Mon Aug 5 08:08:48 EST 1996

In article <4u23mu$cpj at>, bcb56 at 
>I read an article recently on pheromones and the VNO.  Are pheromones
>the only chemicals that stimulate this site?  Also is this site
>strictly a receptor for chemicals that stimulate mating instincts and
>the reproductive system or can it be a pathway for other chemical

It is generally agreed that the VNO is a pheromone processing structure, 
and that its main function is to help ensure properly timed reproductive 
sexual behavior.

If you want more information about pheromones and the VNO, please take a 
look at my web site.

Jim Kohl

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