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    Author(s): Philip E. Sonnet; John C. Moser
    Date: 1972
    Source: Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 20(6): 1-4
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    The preparation and bioassay of a number of analogs of the trail-following pheromone of the town ant, Atta texana (Buckley), are described. Although several compounds were quite active, isomers of the pheromone were not. The results are discussed wit ha vew to the probable conformations of these molecules.

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    Sonnet, Philip E.; Moser, John C. 1972. Synthetic analogs of the trail pheromone of the leaf-cutting ant, Atta texana (Buckley). Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 20(6): 1-4

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