A Facile and Stereospecific Synthesis of (E)-8-Acetoxy-6-methyl-6-octen-2-one: A Key Intermediate for Lactone-Derived Sex Pheromones of the Mexican and Caribbean Fruit Fly1

@inproceedings{Lee1996AFA,
  title={A Facile and Stereospecific Synthesis of (E)-8-Acetoxy-6-methyl-6-octen-2-one: A Key Intermediate for Lactone-Derived Sex Pheromones of the Mexican and Caribbean Fruit Fly1},
  author={Chang-Joo Lee and Albert B. Demilo and Rolland M. Waters},
  year={1996}
}
Abstract (E)-8-Acetoxy-6-methyl-6-octen-2-one, a key intermediate for the male-produced sex pheromones of the Mexican and Caribbean fruit fly, was synthesized stereospecifically in five steps with an overall yield of 50%.