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Stereoselective synthesis of (−)-6-acetoxyhexadecanolide: a mosquito oviposition attractant pheromone

Prasad, Kavirayani R and Anbarasan, Pazhamalai (2007) Stereoselective synthesis of (−)-6-acetoxyhexadecanolide: a mosquito oviposition attractant pheromone. In: Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 18 (20). pp. 2479-2483.

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Abstract

The stereoselective synthesis of (−)-6-acetoxyhexadecanolide was achieved from the readily available chiral pool compound, l-(+)-tartaric acid. The synthetic sequence includes the elaboration of an α-benzyloxy aldehyde derived from tartaric acid with ring closing metathesis as the key step.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Ltd.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:42
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/12967

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