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Formula: C18H38 
CAS#: 1560-89-0 
MW: 254.5 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of 2-Methylheptadecane

Cormier, R.A., and Hoban, J.N. 1984. Laboratory syntheses of insect pheromones. J. Chem. Educ. 61:927.
Krasavtsev, I.I. 1979. Synthesis of Arctiidae and Musca domestica sex pheromones. Ukrainsky Khim. Zhur. 45:74.
Naoshima, Y., Yamamoto, T., Wakabayashi, S., and Hayashi, S. 1980. A facile synthesis of 2-methylheptadecane, sex pheromone of tiger moths. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44:2231.
Rao, S.J., and Bhalerao, U.T. 1985. A new synthesis of tiger moth pheromone, 2-methylheptadecane. Ind. J. Chem. 24B:1275.
Rossi, R. 1975. Simple synthesis of sex pheromones of the housefly and tiger moths by transition metal-catalyzed olefin cross-metathesis reactions. Chim. Ind. (Milano). 57:242.
Singh, J., Kaur, J., Nayyar, S., Bhandari, M., and Kad, G.L. 2001. Ultrasound mediated synthesis of a few naturally occurring compounds. Indian J. Chem. 40:386-390.
Subramanian, G.B.V., and Mehrotra, K. 1984. A convenient synthesis of 2-methylheptadecane, the tiger moth pheromone from aleuritic acid. Ind. J. Chem. 23B:665.

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