Synthesis of (-)-periplanone-B a sex pheromone component of the American cockroach (periplaneta americana)

Shigefumi Kuwahara, Kenji Mori

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Abstract

The naturally occurring (-)-enantiomer of periplanone-B was synthesized stereoselectively starting from (S)-3-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid. The crystalline pheromone was obtained in 12% overall yield through 18 steps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8075-8082
Number of pages8
JournalTetrahedron
Volume46
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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