allomone


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allomone

[′a·lə‚mōn]
(physiology)
A chemical produced by an organism which induces in a member of another species a behavioral or physiological reaction favorable to the emitter; may be mutualistic or antagonistic.
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Localization within the body of the producing or accumulating organism, is planned in order to find how are they protected from their own allomones, and to facilitate the development of the next objective.
In the eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois), the secretion contains a mixture of chemicals such as various phenols and quinones, plant derived allomones, and the sesquiterpenoid, romallenone, but the exact mixture of these chemicals is variable among individuals (Jones et al.
In Phytochemical Ecology: Allelochemicals, Mycotoxins and Insect Pheromones and Allomones (Chou, C.