Muscalure

Title: Muscalure
CAS Registry Number: 27519-02-4
CAS Name: (Z)-9-Tricosene
Additional Names: cis-tricos-9-ene
Molecular Formula: C23H46
Molecular Weight: 322.61
Percent Composition: C 85.63%, H 14.37%
Literature References: Sex pheromone of the female common house fly, Musca domestica L. Isoln and synthesis: Carlson et al., Science 174, 76 (1971). Alternate syntheses: Eiter, Naturwissenschaften 59, 468 (1972); Cargill, Rosenblum, J. Org. Chem. 37, 3971 (1972); Gribble et al., Chem. Commun. 1973, 735; Ho, Wong, Can. J. Chem. 52, 1923 (1974); K. Abe et al., Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 50, 2792 (1977); V. N. Odinokov et al., Tetrahedron Lett. 23, 1371 (1982). Acute toxicity study: M. Beroza et al., Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 31, 421 (1975).
Properties: bp0.1 157-158°. nD26 1.4517. LD50 in rabbits (mg/kg): >2025 dermally; in rats (mg/kg): >23070 orally (Beroza).
Boiling point: bp0.1 157-158°
Index of refraction: nD26 1.4517
Toxicity data: LD50 in rabbits (mg/kg): >2025 dermally; in rats (mg/kg): >23070 orally (Beroza)
Use: Insect attractant.
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(Z)-9-Tricosene
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Identifiers
PubChem 5365075
ChemSpider 4517167
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C23H46
Molar mass 322.61 g mol−1
Density 0.806 g/mL[2]
Boiling point 300 °C; 572 °F; 573 K ([2])
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

(Z)-9-Tricosene (muscalure) is an insect pheromone used as a pesticide.