• Pheromone synthesis: Part CVII† - synthesis of 2,6-dimethyloctyl formate, a potent mimic of the aggregation pheromone of the flour beetles

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    • Keywords

       

      Pheromones; pheromone mimics; flour beetles

    • Abstract

       

      A mixture of the four stereoisomers of 2.6-dimethyloctyl formate was synthesized, and found to be a potent mimic of (4R,8R)-4,8-dimethyldecanal, the aggregation pheromone of the flour beetles,Tribolium castaneum andTribolium confusum.

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      Kenji Mori1 Shigefumi Kuwahara1 Mitsuhiko Fujiwhara1

      1. Department of Agricultural Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Yayoi 1-1-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo - 113, Japan
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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