Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1979, 44, 251-259

Simmons-Smith methylenation of the 5,6-double bond in 19-hydroxylated steroids

Jan Fajkoš and Jiří Joska

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6


Simmons-Smith methylenation of 5-cholestene-3β,19-diol 3-monoacetate has been studied and structure of the products established by spectral and chemical means.