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    • Keywords

       

      Synthesis; steroids; ring A formation

    • Abstract

       

      17β-Hydroxy-des-A-androst-9-en-5-one (II, R=OH), prepared fromtrans-1β-hydroxy-8-methyl-4, 5-(3′-methyl-4′-methoxybenzo)-hydrindane (I, R=CH3)′, has been converted intodl-9(II)-dehydrotestosterone (IV, R=OH) anddl-testosterone (IX) in very short sequences of steps, albeit in poor yields.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      D K Banerjee1 K M Damodaran1 P S N Murthy1 V Paul1

      1. Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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