Simple synthesis of the major sex pheromone components of Drosophila ananassae and D. pallidosa

Akira Morita, Shigeru Matsuyama, Yuzuru Oguma, Shigefumi Kuwahara

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    Abstract

    The major sex pheromone components of Drosophila ananassae and D. pallidosa, (Z,Z)-5,25-hentriacontadiene and (Z,Z)-5,27-tritriacontadiene, respectively, were synthesized by using the Wittig olefination and sulfone coupling reactions as the C-C bond-forming steps.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1620-1623
    Number of pages4
    JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
    Volume69
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005 Aug 23

    Keywords

    • Drosophila ananassae
    • Drosophila pallodosa
    • Fruit fly
    • Pheromone

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biotechnology
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Organic Chemistry

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