Steroids and related natural products. Part XLI. 14α-Methyl Œstranes

George Pettit, Thomas H. Brown

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Œstrone has been converted into 14α-methylœstr-4-ene-3, 15-dione (V) in 14 steps. Direct alkylation at position 14 (activated by a 15-oxo-group) proved convenient for introducing the angular methyl group. Configuration of the 14-methyl substituent was established by o.r.d. measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2024-2026
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society C: Organic Chemistry
StatePublished - 1967

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  • Organic Chemistry


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