(4E,7Z)-4,7-Tridecadienyl acetate,a component of the sex pheromone was synthesized from 5-hexenyl acetate. CM of 5-decene with 5-hexenyl acetate is used to produce the insect pheromone. Used in olefin cross metathesis.
Hynek Balcar,; Jirí Cejka. Mesoporous Molecular Sieves as Supports for Metathesis Catalysts. Metathesis Chemistry. year of publication , 243 151-166.
Taek Hyeon Kim,; Ki Man Park. Nonconjugated dienes from 1-alkenes: Application to the synthesis of sex pheromone (4E,7Z)-4,7-Tridecadienyl acetate . Tetrahedron Letters. 1995, 36 29, 4833-4836.
Hazard Statements: H226
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