Synthesis of all of the three possible stereoisomers of 13,23-dimethylpentatriacontane, a sex pheromone of the tsetse fly, glossina pallidipes

Shigefumi Kuwahara, Kenji Mori

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Abstract

The three possible stereoisomers of 13,23-dimethylpentatriacontane, a tsetse fly pheromone, were synthesized starting from optically pure (R)-(+)-citronellic acid. (13R, 17R)-13,17- Dimethylpentatriacontane was also synthesized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2599-2606
Number of pages8
JournalAgricultural and Biological Chemistry
Volume47
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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