Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly

, Volume 135, Issue 9, pp 1137–1141 | Cite as

Synthesis of 6-Hydroxy Derivatives of Steroidal Hormones by SeO2 Mediated Oxidation

  • Rainer Strommer
  • Claudia Hödl
  • Wolfgang Strauss
  • Reinhard Sailer
  • Ernst Haslinger
  • Hans Wolfgang Schramm
  • Christoph Seger
Article

Summary.

Selenium dioxide oxidation of molecules with cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene skeleton and allylic moieties, such as the well known human steroidal hormones progesterone and testosterone enables the syntheses of potential active 6β-hydroxysteriods.

Keywords. Selenium dioxide; NMR; Progesterone; Testosterone. 

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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Strommer
    • 1
  • Claudia Hödl
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Strauss
    • 2
  • Reinhard Sailer
    • 2
  • Ernst Haslinger
    • 1
  • Hans Wolfgang Schramm
    • 1
  • Christoph Seger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.Institute for Laser Technology in Medicine and Metrology, University of UlmUlmGermany

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