Ring-closing metathesis of jasmonate esters is shown to provide a rapid entry to jasmonate lactones. The lactones were investigated as possible quorum sensing molecules for the fungi Candida albicans. Assays demonstrated no effect: on fungal morphology at concentrations up to 96 uM.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1|
|State||Published - 1999|
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