Sirenin meaning

(organic chemistry) A sexual attraction pheromone in some fungi of the genus Allomyces.

Aldrichimica Acta Volume 30 No 4 (pdf) from Sigma-AldrichOne notable early example was reported by Corey and involved an intramolecular cyclopropanation that was used in the synthesis of sirenin and has since been achieved asymmetrically using a chiral copper catalyst.

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