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Pure Appl. Chem. Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 601-606 (2001)

Pure and Applied Chemistry

Vol. 73, Issue 3

Recent results in the synthesis of ecologically important bioregulators*

Kenji Mori

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Science University of Tokyo, Kagurazaka 1-3, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan

Abstract: Absolute configuration was established for the following semiochemicals: (S)-polyzonimine (1), (S)-9-methylgermacrene-B (2) and (1S,3S,7R)-3-methyl-a-himachalene (3). The stereoisomers of 2,6-dimethylheptane-1,7-diol monotetrahydropyranyl ether served as useful building blocks for the synthesis of syn- or anti-1,5-dimethylated aliphatic pheromones such as 4 and 5. Synthesis of analogs of the Israeli pine bast scale pheromone 6, which exhibits both pheromonal and kairomonal activities, enabled us to find a strong pheromone mimic 7 without any kairomonal activity.

*Lecture presented at the 22nd IUPAC International Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products, São Carlos, Brazil, 3-8 September 2000. Other presentations are published in this issue, pp. 549-626.


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