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Carpropamid Stereoisomers Compound 17 shown in Table II, which contains two chiral centers, was selected for the study on the influence of the stereochemistry of the amine component. Reaction of 2,2-dichloro-1,3,3 -trimethylcyclopropanecarboxylic acid chloride with (#)-(+)- or (S)-(-)-4-bromo-a-methylbenzylamines, gave two sets of isomers as shown in Figure. 4. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000. ch004 Figure 4. )-(+)-amine showed + optical rotation, and the isomers from (S)-(-)-amine showed - optical rotation.
4. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000. ch004 Figure 4. )-(+)-amine showed + optical rotation, and the isomers from (S)-(-)-amine showed - optical rotation. In this case, separation of the isomers was achieved by chromatography on silica gel eluting with w-hexane and ethyl acetate (4:1), the first eluted fraction was called as isomer A and the second eluted fraction as isomer B . Thus, 4 isomers [A+ , B+, A - , B-] were distinguished. The test results indicated that the compounds possessing (R) configration at the α-methylbenzyl position was far superior in efficacy against rice blast to that of (S) configuration, as shown in Table III.
Surprisingly, however, towards the end of this period, we observed a somewhat different biological performance with α-methylbenzylamide compared to the compounds listed in Table I. In particular the residual activity was superior to former cyclopropanes, suggesting new characteristics for these type of compounds. As a result a new synthesis project concerning ccmethylbenzylamides started. Blastcidal activity was observed only with a limited number of substituents. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000.