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oa African Zoology - Volatile components of the anal gland secretion of the striped polecat lctonyx striatus

Volume 23, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X

 

Abstract

The volatile components of the anal gland secretion of an adult, male, Ictonyx striatus were separated and identified by dynamic solvent effect sampling, capillary gas-liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry. The major component was 2-ethylthiacyclobutane. Nine other sulphur compounds, a ketone, and a hydrocarbon were also identified. Some of these occur in the anal gland secretions of other mustelids.

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2020-10-01

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