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Sex Attractant in a Brown Alga: Chemical Structure

Science  26 Feb 1971:
Vol. 171, Issue 3973, pp. 815-817
DOI: 10.1126/science.171.3973.815

Abstract

The male-attracting substance produced by the female gametes of the marine brown alga Ectocarpus siliculosus was identified as allo-cis-1-(cycloheptadien-2',5'-yl)-butene-1.

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