Hydrogenations of triacetic acid lactone. A new synthesis of the carpenter bee (Xylocopa hirsutissima) sex pheromone

R. Bacardit, M. Moreno-Mañas

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Abstract

under a variety of catalytic conditions, triacetic acid lactone, I, has been hydrogenated to differently oxidized lactones (II, III and V). C-Methylation of one of them, (II) is the key step for a convenient preparation of the carpenter bee sex pheromone. © 1980.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)551-554
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume21
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1980

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