Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 622–624 | Cite as

Study of the stabilization of cis-hexadec-11-enal — The main component of the sex pheromone of the cotton boll worm — By tocopherol

  • G. G. Verba
  • E. N. Mukhamedzhanova
  • D. N. Dalimov
  • A. A. Abduvakhabov


The stabilization of cis-hexadec-11-enal — the main component of the sex pheromone of the boll worm — by additions of tocopherol has been studied by UV spectroscopy. It has been shown that the addition of 2–2.5% of tocopherol considerably increases the stability of the attractant.


Tocopherol Artificial Aging Arylamine Repellent Property Insect Pheromone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. G. Verba
  • E. N. Mukhamedzhanova
  • D. N. Dalimov
  • A. A. Abduvakhabov

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