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Sex pheromone for the brownbanded cockroach is an unusual dialkyl-substituted alpha-pyrone

Author:
Charlton, R.E., Webster, F.X., Zhang, A., Schal, C., Liang, D., Sreng, I., Roelofs, W.L.
Source:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1993 v.90 no.21 pp. 10202-10205
ISSN:
0027-8424
Subject:
insect pests, sex pheromones, Supella longipalpa, pyrones, extraction, extracts
Abstract:
Female brownbanded cockroaches, Supella longipalpa, emit a sex pheromone that attracts males from a distance. This pheromone was isolated and identified as
Agid:
2354959