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8-Methyldecan-2-yl propionate
8-Methyldecan-2-yl propionate

Formula: C14H28O2 
MW: 228.37 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of 8-Methyldecan-2-yl propionate

Carpita, A., Chini, M., and Rossi, R. 1986. Synthesis of the propionates of (2R,8R)- and (2RS,8R)-8-methyl-2-decanol, the attractants of the Western corn rootworm. Gaz. Chim. Ital. 116:29.
Guss, P.L., Tumlinson, J.H., Sonnet, P.E., and Proveaux, A.T. 1982. Identification of a female-produced sex pheromone of the western corn rootworm. J. Chem. Ecol. 8:545-556.
Mori, K., and Watanabe, H. 1984. Synthesis of the propionoates of (2R,8R)- and (2S,8R)-8-methyl-2-decanol, the pheromone of the Western corn rootworm, employing chiral compounds of microbial origin as starting materials. Tetrahedron. 40:299-303.
Pojar-Fenesan, M., Oprean, I., Pop, L.M., and Balea, A. 2000. Exo- and endohormones. XVIII. Synthesis of racemic 8-methyl-2-decyl propanoate, the sex pheromone of Western corn rootworm. Rev. Roum. Chim. 45:263-266.
Sonnet, P.E., and Heath, R.R. 1982. Chiral insect sex pheromones: some aspects of synthesis and analysis. In ACS Symposium SeriesNo. 190. Insect Pheromone Technology: Chemistry and Applications. The Society. Washington. DC. 61.
Sonnet, P.E., Carney, R.L., and Henrick, C. 1985. Synthesis of stereoisomers of 8-methyl-2-decanol and esters attractive to several Diabrotica sp. J. Chem. Ecol. 11:1371-1387.

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