Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A, Chemical Sciences

, Volume 87, Issue 8, pp 239–246

Total synthesis ofdl-9(11)-dehydrotestosterone anddl-testosterone

  • D K Banerjee
  • K M Damodaran
  • P S N Murthy
  • V Paul
Organic

DOI: 10.1007/BF03182138

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Banerjee, D.K., Damodaran, K.M., Murthy, P.S.N. et al. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci., A (Chemical Sciences) (1978) 87: 239. doi:10.1007/BF03182138
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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.

Keywords

Synthesissteroidsring A formation

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D K Banerjee
    • 1
  • K M Damodaran
    • 1
  • P S N Murthy
    • 1
  • V Paul
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Organic ChemistryIndian Institute of ScienceBangalore