Synthesis and stereochemistry of tetrahydro-3, 5-dimethyl-6-(1)methylbutyl)-2H-pyran-2-one, a component of the queen recognition pheromone of solenopsis invicta.

J. R. Rocca, James Homer Tumlinson, III, B. M. Glancey, C. S. Lofgren

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Abstract

One of the diastereomers of the title compound, I, isolated from imported fire ant queens, has been prepared and named invictolide. It is responsible, in part, for "queen recognition" by workers of the species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1893-1896
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume24
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

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  • Organic Chemistry

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Synthesis and stereochemistry of tetrahydro-3, 5-dimethyl-6-(1)methylbutyl)-2H-pyran-2-one, a component of the queen recognition pheromone of solenopsis invicta. / Rocca, J. R.; Tumlinson, III, James Homer; Glancey, B. M.; Lofgren, C. S.

In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 24, No. 18, 01.01.1983, p. 1893-1896.

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