Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1982, 47, 1503-1513

Synthesis of two isomeric 16,17-cyclopropano derivatives of 5-pregnene

Ladislav Kohout, Vlastimil Šanda and Jan Fajkoš

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


Simmons-Smith methylenation of the epimeric 5,16-pregnadien-3β,20-diols, as well as some reactions of these compounds carrying the cyclopropane ring in position 16,17 have been studied.