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.
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Sugai, T., & Mori, K. (1984). Synthesis of Both the Enantiomers of 4-Dodecanolide, a Defensive Secretion of Rove Beetles. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 48(10), 2497-2500. https://doi.org/10.1271/bbb1961.48.2497