Synthesis of both the enantiomers of 4-dodecanolide, a defensive secretion of rove beetlest

Takeshi Sugai, Kenji Mori

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Abstract

The enantiomers of 4-dodecanolide, a defensive secretion of rove beetles, were synthesized from (S)- and (R)-2-aminodecanoic acid obtained by the enzymic resolution of the corresponding chloroacetyl derivative.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2497-2500
Number of pages4
JournalAgricultural and biological chemistry
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Oct

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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