Study of the stabilization of cis-hexadec-11-enal — The main component of the sex pheromone of the cotton boll worm — By tocopherol

@article{Verba2004StudyOT,
  title={Study of the stabilization of cis-hexadec-11-enal — The main component of the sex pheromone of the cotton boll worm — By tocopherol},
  author={G. G. Verba and E. N. Mukhamedzhanova and Davran N Dalimov and A. A. Abduvakhabov},
  journal={Chemistry of Natural Compounds},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={622-624}
}
The stabilization of cis-hexadec-11-enal — the main component of the sex pheromone of the boll worm — by additions of tocopherol has been studied by UV spectroscopy. It has been shown that the addition of 2–2.5% of tocopherol considerably increases the stability of the attractant.