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Formula: C10H16O 
CAS#: 19860-68-5 
MW: 152.23 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of 2-Methyl-6-methylene-7-octen-4-one

Hosomi, A., Saito, M., andSakurai, H. 1979. 2-trimethylsilylmethyl-1,3-butadiene as a novel reagent for isoprenylation. New access to ipsenol and ipsdienol, pheromones of Ips paraconfusus.Tetrahedron Lett. 20:429-432.
Masson, S., Saquet, M., and Thuillier, A. 1977. Action des reactifs de grignard sur les dithioesters: addition carbophile d'organomagnesiens insatures. Synthese de cetones -ethyleniques. Tetrahedron. 33:2949-2954.
Reece, C.A., Rodin, J.O., Brownlee, R.G., Duncan, W.G., and Silverstein, R.M. 1968. Synthesis of the principal components of the sex attractant from male Ips confusus frass: 2-methyl-6-methylene-7-octen-4-ol, 2-methyl-6-methylene-2,7-octadien-4-ol, and (+)-cis-verbenol. Tetrahedron. 24:4249-4256.
Rousseau, G., and Drouin, J. 1983. Condensation des nitriles avec les organozinciques allyliques. Applications en serie terpenique. Tetrahedron. 39:2307-2310.
Sakurai, H., Hosomi, A., Saito, M., Sasaki, K., Iguchi, H., Sasaki, J.-I., and Araki, Y. 1983. Chemistry of organosilicon compounds - 165: 2-trimethylsilyl-methyl-1, 3-butadiene - a versatile building block for terpene synthesis. Tetrahedron. 39:883-894.

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