Some transformations of 19-oxygen-containing steroids
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
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