Some transformations of 19-oxygen-containing steroids
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The influence of the activity of the zinc dust on the reductive cleavage of the oxide ring of 6β,19-epoxysteroids has been studied. An unusual ease of conversion of 19-hydroxyandrost-5-ene-3,17-dione into the cyclic ketal has been observed.
KeywordsDione Zinc Lead Pure Zinc Zinc Dust Main Reaction Product
- 1.G. S. Grinenko, V. I. Bayunova, L. S. Levchenko, S. D. Podobrazhnykh, and V. I. Maksimov, Khim. Farmats. Zh., No. 10, 7 (1968).Google Scholar
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