Identification of (3Z,6Z)-1,3,6-9,10-epoxyheneicosatriene and (3Z,6Z)-1,3,6-9,10-epoxyeicosatriene in the sex pheromone of hyphantria cunea

M. Tóth, H. R. Buser, A. Peña, H. Arn, K. Mori, T. Takeuchi, L. N. Nikolaeva, B. G. Kovalev

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(3Z,6Z)-1,3,6-9,10-Epoxyheneicosatriene and (3Z,6Z)-1,3,6-9,10-epoxyeicosatriene were identified in the sex pheromone gland of the arctiid moth, Hyphantria cunea. Of the synthesized enantiomers, the (9S,10R)trienes were biologically active while the (9R,10S) forms were inactive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3405-3408
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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