Pheromone synthesis, CX. Synthesis of (4S,5R)‐5‐hydroxy‐4‐methyl‐3‐heptanone (Sitophilure), the aggregation pheromone of Sitophilus oryzae and S. zeamais

Kenji Mori, Toru Yoshimura, Takeshi Sugai

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Abstract

The synthesis of (4S,5R)‐sitophilure (9a) was achieved from methyl 2‐methyl‐3‐oxopentanoate (1) via optical resolution of (±)‐6.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)899-902
Number of pages4
JournalLiebigs Annalen der Chemie
Volume1988
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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