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Blattellaquinone
Identifiers
CAS number 849762-24-9
ChemSpider 9553964
SMILES
InChI
InChI key JVMUMZYOAWLJQW-UHFFFAOYAC
Properties
Molecular formula C12H14O4
Molar mass 222.24 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Blattellaquinone, also known as gentisyl quinone isovalerate, is a sex pheromone of the German cockroach (Blattella germanica). Blattellaquinone is secreted by females to attract male cockroaches.[1]

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References

  1. ^ Nojima S, Schal C, Webster FX, Santangelo RG, Roelofs WL (2005). "Identification of the sex pheromone of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica". Science 307 (5712): 1029–1031. doi:10.1126/science.1107163. PMID 15718472. 

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