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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 635761, 7 pages
On the Use of Adaptive Resemblance Terms in Chemical Ecology
Department of Biology II, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Groβhaderner Straβe 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany
Received 12 September 2011; Revised 7 November 2011; Accepted 8 November 2011
Academic Editor: Alain Lenoir
Copyright © 2012 Christoph von Beeren et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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