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Organic Synthesis in Pheromone Science
Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo, 1-20-6-1309, Mukogaoka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0023, Japan
Received: 23 April 2005 / Published: 30 September 2005
Abstract: Examples are given to illustrate the use of chemical and/or enzymatic asymmetric reactions in the synthesis of the new pheromones of the broad-horned flour beetle, flea beetle, currant stem girdler and Colorado potato beetle. The relationships between stereochemistry and bioactivity among pheromones are summarized to emphasize biodiversity as revealed in pheromone perception.
Keywords: Enantioselective synthesis; Lactone; Lipase; Pheromones; Terpenes
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Mori, K. Organic Synthesis in Pheromone Science. Molecules 2005, 10, 1023-1047.
Mori K. Organic Synthesis in Pheromone Science. Molecules. 2005; 10(9):1023-1047.
Mori, Kenji. 2005. "Organic Synthesis in Pheromone Science." Molecules 10, no. 9: 1023-1047.