A facile route to steroidal 6-deoxy-α-L-allopyranosides

Fanie R. Van Heerden, John T. Dixon, Cedric W. Holzapfel

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The synthesis of a steroidal 6-deoxy-α-L-allopyranoside from cholestanol and rhamnose is described. The crucial steps in the reaction sequence comprised the transformation of a pseudoglycal into the more steric hindered 2,3-cisdiol via an intermediate bromohydrin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3345-3357
Number of pages13
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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