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Molecules 2000, 5(8), 1051-1054; doi:10.3390/50801051
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Convenient Synthesis of (3R, 4S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanol and (S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanone, the Pheromones of Ants

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Received: 3 April 2000; in revised form: 28 July 2000 / Accepted: 1 August 2000 / Published: 28 August 2000
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Abstract: Synthesis of enantiopure pheromones I and II, both of them bearing chiral methyl branching and an α-oxygenated carbon centre, has been accomplished using compound 2 prepared from D-mannitol as the chiral precursor.
Keywords: pheromones; chiral methyl branching; (R)-2; 3-cyclohexylideneglyceraldehyde; a-oxygenated carbon centre pheromones; chiral methyl branching; (R)-2; 3-cyclohexylideneglyceraldehyde; a-oxygenated carbon centre
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Dhotare, B.; Hassarajani, S.A.; Chattopadhyay, A. Convenient Synthesis of (3R, 4S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanol and (S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanone, the Pheromones of Ants. Molecules 2000, 5, 1051-1054.

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Dhotare B, Hassarajani SA, Chattopadhyay A. Convenient Synthesis of (3R, 4S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanol and (S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanone, the Pheromones of Ants. Molecules. 2000; 5(8):1051-1054.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Dhotare, B.; Hassarajani, S. A.; Chattopadhyay, A. 2000. "Convenient Synthesis of (3R, 4S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanol and (S)-4-Methyl-3-hexanone, the Pheromones of Ants." Molecules 5, no. 8: 1051-1054.


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