13. Bidirectional, Organocatalytic Synthesis of Lepidopteran Sex Pheromones

R. M. de Figueiredo, R. Berner, J. Julis, T. Liu, D. Türp, M. Christmann

Shuffling of two simple building blocks and a regioselective transfer hydrogenation allow for the rapid synthesis of a small collection of lepidopteran sex pheromones, e.g., 8E,10Z-tetradeca-8,10-dienal 5c, from the horse chestnut leafminer (Cameraria ohridella).

Title13. Bidirectional, Organocatalytic Synthesis of Lepidopteran Sex Pheromones
AuthorR. M. de Figueiredo, R. Berner, J. Julis, T. Liu, D. Türp, M. Christmann
IdentifierDOI: 10.1021/jo0620415
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CitationJ. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 640-642; (Featured in the media, e.g. http://www.g-o.de/wissen-aktuell-6700-2007-06-21.html)