(Chemical Equation Presented) The first enantioselective synthesis of a mealybug sex pheromone with an unprecedented monoterpenoid skeleton has been accomplished by using a highly diastereoselective conjugate addition of an organocopper reagent to a γ-alkyl-α,β-unsaturated ester intermediate as the key step.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Sept 5|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry