Steroids and related natural products, part xviii.1 synthesis of 14α.-methylprogesterone

George R. Pettit, P. Hofer

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Isocholesterol (crude lanosterol) has been degraded to 14α- methylprogesterone, by a nineteen-step reaction sequence, as part of a study concerned with the evaluation of the biological importance of l4α-methyl-steroids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4527-4530
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society (Resumed)
StatePublished - Dec 1 1963
Externally publishedYes

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