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Steroid A-Ring Aromatisation of C-Ring Substituted 1,4-dien-3-ones

Harburn, J.J; Loftus, G.C; Marples, B.A


J.J Harburn

G.C Loftus

B.A Marples


A number of A-ring steroidal 1,4-dien-3-ones 7, 8, 9 and 10 have been aromatised in zinc/pyridine–water; the products depend upon the position and type of C-ring substituents and provide new evidence in support of a radical anion mechanism.


Harburn, J., Loftus, G., & Marples, B. (1998). Steroid A-Ring Aromatisation of C-Ring Substituted 1,4-dien-3-ones. Journal of Chemical Research, 8, 424-425.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 1998
Deposit Date Nov 19, 2012
Journal Journal of Chemical Research
Print ISSN 1747-5198
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 8
Pages 424-425