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Compound - sulcatol [6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-ol]

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Formula: C8H16O 
CAS#: 1569-60-4 
MW: 128.21 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of 6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-ol [sulcatol]

Black, S.-A., and Slessor, K.N. 1982. Sulcatol: synthesis of an aggregation pheromone. J. Chem. Educ. 59:255.
Byrne, K.J., Swigar, A.A., Silverstein, R.M., Borden, J.H., and Stokkink, E. 1974. Sulcatol: population aggregation pheromone in the scolytid beetle, Gnathotrichus sulcatus. J. Insect Physiol. 20:1895.
Ishmuratov, G.Yu., Kharisov, R.Ya., Yakovleva, M.P., Muslukhov, R.R., Galkin, E.G., Shmakov, V.S., Khakimova, T.V., and Tolstikov, G.A. 2000. Synthesis of (S)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-ol, the aggregation pheromone of Gnathotrichus sulcatus. Russ. Chem. Bl. 49:717-721.
Johnston, B.D., and Slessor, K.N. 1979. Facile syntheses of the enantiomers of sulcatol. Can. J. Chem. 57:233.
Mori, K. 1975. Synthesis of optically active forms of sulcatol. The aggregation pheromone in the scolytid beetle. Gnathotrichus sulcatus. Tetrahedron. 31:3011-3012.
Mori, K. 1981. A simple synthesis of 9(S)-(+)-sulcatol, the pheromone of Gnathotrichus retusus, employing Baker's yeast for asymmetric reduction. Tetrahedron. 37:1341-1342.
Plummer, E.L., Stewart, T.E., Byrne, K., Pearce, G.T., and Silverstein, R.M. 1976. Determination of the enantiomeric composition of several insect pheromone alcohols. J. Chem. Ecol. 2:307.
Schuler, H.R., and Slessor, K.N. 1977. Synthesis of enantiomers of sulcatol. Can. J. Chem. 55:3280.
Stokes, T.M., and Oehlschlager, A.C. 1987. Enzyme reactions in apolar solvents; the resolution of ()-sulcatol with procine pancreatic lipase. Tetrahedron Lett. 28:2091-2094.
Vigneron, J.P., and Bloy, V. 1980. Preparation d'alkyl-4 gamma-lactones optiquement actives. Tetrahedron Lett. 21:1735-1738.

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