High purity cis-vaccenyl acetate available from Pherobank BV

The chemical name for the title compound is (Z)-11-octadecenyl acetate, however, it is better known by its common name cis-vaccenyl acetate. cis-Vaccenyl acetate is a volatile chemical compound that acts as a pheromone in Drosophila and at least one species of longhorn beetle. 

Highlighted literature references:

Bartelt et al. 1985. Cis-vaccenyl acetate as an aggregation pheromone in Drosophila melanogaster. J. Chem. Ecol., 11(12), 1747-56.

Ray et al. 2011. Cis-vaccenyl acetate, a female-produced sex pheromone component of Ortholeptura valida, a longhorned beetle in the subfamily Lepturinae. J. Chem. Ecol., 37:173-178.

Product description:

(Z)-11-octadecenyl acetate (cis Vaccenyl acetate)

CAS No: [6186-98-7]
Pherobank product number: 10421
Formula: C20H38O2
Molecular weight: 310.51
Purity: >99% (see figure 1)
Availability: gram quantities typically in stock


Figure 1
GC-MS trace of the current cis-vaccenyl acetate batch.

GC-MS trace of the current cis-vaccenyl acetate batch.

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