Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1981, 46, 1828-1838

Synthesis of 5,6-cyclopropanocholestane derivatives with an oxygen function in position 7

Ladislav Kohout

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


Synthesis of the all four possible isomeric 7-hydroxy-5,6-cyclopropanocholestane derivatives is described starting from 5-cholesten-7-one and using Simmons-Smith methylenation.