Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp 708–709 | Cite as

Synthesis of 7-dehydrocholesterol acetate

  • E. V. Yablonskaya
  • M. G. Segal


It has been shown that 7-oxocholesterol acetate (III) can easily be converted into 7-dehydrocholesterol acetate by the Bamford-Stevens reaction. The yield of desired product amounts to 79% calculated on the (III) or 63% calculated on the cholesterol acetate.


Trichloroethylene Sodium Bicarbonate Solution Chromium Trioxide Saturated Sodium Bicarbonate Solution Dimethylhydantoin 

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  • E. V. Yablonskaya
  • M. G. Segal

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