Preparation of (−)-periplanone D and its physical and spectroscopic properties

Shigefumi Kuwahara, Izuru Nagashima, Walter Soares Leal, Jiro Ishikawa, Osamu Kodama

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(−)-Periplanones C and D were obtained in reproducible yields by modifying reported procedures. Our synthetic sample of (−)-periplanone D showed somewhat different physical and spectroscopic properties from those reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)600-602
Number of pages3
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Periplaneta fuliginosa
  • Periplanone
  • Sex pheromone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry


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