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Analyses of lepidopteran sex pheromones by mass spectrometry
Abstract Lepidoptera, including about 150,000 species in the world, comprise the second largest insect group, and sex pheromones have been identified from virgin female moths of more than 600Expand
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Biosynthetic pathways of the sex pheromone components and substrate selectivity of the oxidation enzymes working in pheromone glands of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea.
The fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea Drury (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), is a harmful polyphagous defoliator. Female moths produce the following four pheromone components in a ratio of about 5:4:10:2;Expand
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Novel Components of the Sex Pheromones Produced by Emerald Moths: Identification, Synthesis, and Field Evaluation
The subfamily Geometrinae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) includes many species called emerald moths. Based on our recent finding of novel polyenyl compounds, including a double bond at the 12-positionExpand
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(6Z,9Z,12Z)-6,9,12-Octadecatriene and (3Z,6Z,9Z,12Z)-3,6,9,12-icosatetraene, the novel sex pheromones produced by emerald moths
(6Z,9Z,12Z)-6,9,12-Octadecatriene and (3Z,6Z,9Z,12Z)-3,6,9,12-icosatetraene, hydrocarbons unsaturated more highly than usual lepidopteran Type II pheromones, were identified from geometrid females ofExpand
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Synthesis of the Deuterated Sex Pheromone Components of the Grape Borer, Xylotrechus pyrrhoderus
Adult males of the grape borer, Xylotrechus pyrrhoderus, secrete (S)-2-hydroxy-3-octanone [(S)-1] and (2S,3S)-2,3-octanediol [(2S,3S)-2] from their nota of prothoraces as sex pheromone components.Expand
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Instrumental Analysis of Terminal-Conjugated Dienes for Reexamination of the Sex Pheromone Secreted by a Nettle Moth, Parasa lepida lepida
Conjugated dienyl compounds make one of the main groups of lepidopteran sex pheromones, and GC has been frequently used to determine the configurations of the double bonds. However, the separation ofExpand
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Female sex pheromone of a lichen moth Eilema japonica (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae): components and control of production.
Seven candidates for components of the female sex pheromone of Eilema japonica (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) were detected in an extract of pheromone glands with a gas chromatograph-electroantennographicExpand
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Chiral methyl-branched pheromones.
Insect pheromones are some of the most interesting natural products because they are utilized for interspecific communication between various insects, such as beetles, moths, ants, and cockroaches. AExpand
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(5R,7R)-5-Methylheptadecan-7-ol: a novel sex pheromone component produced by a female lichen moth, Miltochrista calamina, in the family Arctiidae
A methyl-branched heptadecanol was found in the pheromone gland extract of a female lichen moth, Miltochrista calamina (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). GC–MS analyses of the alcohol and a hydrocarbonExpand
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Positions and Stereochemistry of Methyl Branches in the Novel Sex Pheromone Components Produced by a Lichen Moth, Lyclene dharma dharma
Female moths of Lyclene dharma dharma (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) produce three sex pheromone components (I–III), for which we assigned the following novel chemical structures; 6-methyl-2-octadecanoneExpand
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