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Molecules 1998, 3(2), 35-40; doi:10.3390/30200035

An Expedient Synthesis of the Sugarcane Borer Pheromone Components

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Bio-Organic Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay-400 085, India
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Received: 9 October 1997 / Accepted: 20 January 1998 / Published: 13 February 1998
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A practical synthesis of the title compounds has been developed. The salient features of the synthesis were i) use of easily accessible starting materials viz. aleuritic acid, 10-undecenoic acid, cyclohexanone etc. and ii) fixation of the required olefinic geometry via Wittig and acetylenic routes.
Keywords: Sugarcane pest; pheromone; total synthesis Sugarcane pest; pheromone; total synthesis
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Subbaraman, A.S.; Mithran, S.; Mamdapur, V.R. An Expedient Synthesis of the Sugarcane Borer Pheromone Components. Molecules 1998, 3, 35-40.

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