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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