Synthesis of anthopleurine, the alarm pheromone of the sea anemone Anthopleurine elegantissima
A. G. Tolstikov, R. Kh. Yamilov, L. V. Spirikhin, L. M. Khalilov, G. A. Tolstikov
Institute of Chemistry, Bashkirian Research Centre, Ural Division, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Ufa
Abstract: The synthesis of (2R,3S)-(3-carboxy-2,3-dihydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl)-1-propanamin-ium chloride (anthopleurine), the alarm pheromone of the sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima, has been carried out from (2R, 3S)-methyl-2-hydroxy-3,4-O-isopropylidene butanoate.
Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry 1991, 17 (7):988-993