Mammalian Pheromone Studies, V*. Compounds from the Preorbital Gland of the Grysbok, Raphicerus melanotis

B. V. Burger 1 , Maritha le Roux 1 , H. S. C. Spies 1 , Verona Truter 1 , R. C. Bigalke 2  and P. A. Novellie 2
  • 1 Department of Chemistry, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • 2 Department of Nature Conservation, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

A series of straight chain ketones, saturated, unsaturated, and doubly unsaturated alcohols, saturated and unsaturated formiates, hexanal, formic acid, and a number of long chain fatty acids have been identified in the preorbital secretion of the grysbok, Raphicerus melanotis

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