Chemistry of the American cockroach pheromone

Kenji Mori, Shigefumi Kuwahara, Yasuhiro Igarashi

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(—)-Periplanone-B (1), Hauptmann’s (—)-periplanone-A (7), and the racemate 27 of the rearrangement product (PA 22-VII) of Persoons’s periplanone-A were synthesized. Persoons’s periplanone-A was shown to be the thermal decomposition product 8 of Hauptmann’s periplanone-A, and was biologically inactive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1307-1310
Number of pages4
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)


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