Synthesis of (-)-(6R,10R)-matsuone. Assignment of relative stereochemistry to a pheromone of Matsucoccus pine bast scales

Charles L. Cywin, Francis X. Webster, James Kallmerten

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Abstract

A convergent, enantioselective synthesis of (-)-matsuone (1, (2E,4E,6R,10R)-4,6,10,12-tetramethyl-2,4-tridecadien-7-one), the primary sex attractant pheromone of the red pine scale Maisucoccus resinosae, is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2953-2955
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume56
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1991

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