A convenient stereoselective synthesis of a sex pheromone component of the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.)

Shigefumi Kuwahara, Daisuke Itoh, Walter S. Leal, Osamu Kodama

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Abstract

(1'S,3'S,4'R,2Z)(-)-2-(3',4'-Epoxy-4'-methylcyclohexyl)-6-methyl-2,5 -heptadiene, a sex pheromone component of the southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula (L.)), was synthesized stereoselectively in four steps and 18% overall yield from (S)-4-methyl-3-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1183-1184
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume39
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Mar 5
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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