Darstellung von 14α‐Methyltestosteron aus 3β‐Hydroxy‐4,4,14α‐trimethyl‐17β‐acetoxy‐5α‐androstan. Über Steroide und verwandte Naturprodukte, XX. Mitteilung

George R. Pettit, P. Hofer

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Employign a twenty‐step reaction sequence, lanosterol has been degraded to 14α‐methyl‐testosterone. Possible formation of 14α‐methylsteroids in vivo is discussed.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)2142-2146
Number of pages5
JournalHelvetica Chimica Acta
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1963
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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