Synthesis of (-) -periplanone-B, a sex pheromone component of the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana)

Kuwahara, S.; Mori, K.

Tetrahedron 46(24): 8075-8082

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0040-4020
DOI: 10.1016/s0040-4020(01)81464-2
Accession: 002238350

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Abstract
The naturally occurring (-)-enantiomer of periplanone-B was synthesized stereoselectively starting from (S)-3-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid. The crystalline pheromone was obtained in 12% overall yield through 18 steps.