Stereoselective Synthesis of (S,E)-6-Isopropyl-3,9-dimethyl-5,8-decadienyl Acetate, the (S)-Enantiomer of the Yellow Scale Pheromon

Satoru Masuda, Shigefumi Kuwahara, Toshio Suguro, Kenii Mori

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The (S)-enantiomer of the sex pheromone of the yellow scale (Aonidiella citrina), (S,E)-6-isopropyl-3,9-dimethyl-5,8-decadienyl acetate, was stereoselectively synthesized from (R)-(+)-citronellic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2515-2520
Number of pages6
JournalAgricultural and Biological Chemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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