New Pheromone Helps Female Flies Tell Suitors To 'Buzz Off'

Saturday, August 22, 2009 - 03:28 in Biology & Nature

Using a new form of high-resolution laser mass spectrometry, researchers scanning the surface of fruit flies discovered a previously unidentified pheromone -- CH503 -- that contributes to the anti-aphrodisiac effects observed in female fruit flies after copulation.

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