Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 509–511 | Cite as

The chemistry of the pheromones II. A new synthesis of disparlure — The sex attractant of the gypsy moth

  • A. A. Shamshurin
  • M. A. Rekhter
  • L. A. Vlad


The stereodirected synthesis of 2-methyl-cis-7,8-epoxyoctadecane — the sex attractant ofPorthetria dispar (L.) — has been effected.


Acetylene Gypsy Moth Epoxide Ring Acetylide Ammonium Chloride Solution 


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  • A. A. Shamshurin
  • M. A. Rekhter
  • L. A. Vlad

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