A novel stereocontrolled synthesis of (z,z)-3,13-octadecadien-1-yl acetate, the sex pheromone of synanthedon species

Péter Vinczer, Gábor Baán, Lajos Novák, Csaba Szántay

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Starting from 10-undecenoic acid, a stereocontrolled synthesis of (Z,Z)-3,13-octadecadien-1-yl acetate with high stereochemical purity was achieved by the use of Wittig-olefinations for the introductions of (Z)-double bonds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2701-2704
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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