Mate Choice: Charting Desire’s Tangled Bank Academic Article uri icon


  • Choosing a mate requires a way to turn sexual arousal into sexual action. A recent paper identifies a hormone receptor that acts as a molecular gatekeeper in reproductive decisions. Focusing on mate-choice mechanisms may clarify longstanding evolutionary puzzles in sexual selection and speciation.

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  • 0.75

author list (cited authors)

  • Rosenthal, G. G.

citation count

  • 3

publication date

  • April 2016