Chapter 4. Synthesis of Pheromones

  1. Kenji Mori Emeritus Professor

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669228.ch4

Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators

Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators

How to Cite

Mori, K. (2010) Synthesis of Pheromones, in Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669228.ch4

Author Information

  1. The University of Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697245

Online ISBN: 9780470669228

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Keywords:

  • pheromone synthesis - pheromone science, new fields of science;
  • pheromones, as two categories - releaser pheromones and primer pheromones;
  • chiral pool approach;
  • chiral stationary phases - for chromatographic enantiomer separation;
  • synthesizing enantiopure pheromones;
  • synthesis of enantiomers of lineatin;
  • chiral pheromones, whose single enantiomers show bioactivity;
  • synthesis of enantiomers of dihydroactinidiolide;
  • pheromone of fall webworm moth;
  • chiral pheromones, stereochemistry–bioactivity relationships, diverse and complicated

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What are pheromones?

  • Methods for enantioselective synthesis

  • Why is it meaningful to synthesize enantiopure pheromones?

  • Chiral pheromones whose single enantiomers show bioactivity

  • Chiral pheromones whose stereochemistry–bioactivity relationships are diverse and complicated

  • Significance of chirality in pheromone science

  • References