Direct transformation of steroidal ethers into ketones by dimethyldioxirane

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

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Abstract

Treatment of the methyl- and benzyl ethers of 3-hydroxy steroids with a solution of dimethyldioxirane resulted in the formation of the corresponding ketones in high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7399-7402
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume33
Issue number48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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