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 and Tribolium confusum.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 1988 Apr 1|
- flour beetles
- pheromone mimics
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