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

Kenji Mori, Shigefumi Kuwahara, Mitsuhiko Fujiwhara

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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 and Tribolium confusum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences
Volume100
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Pheromones
  • flour beetles
  • pheromone mimics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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