STEREOCHEMISTRY OF THE TETRACYANOETHYLENE-CATALYZED METHANOLYSIS OF STEROIDAL EPOXIDES


Uyanık C.

Journal Of Chemical Research-S, no.8, pp.334-335, 1995 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/chin.199549234
  • Title of Journal : Journal Of Chemical Research-S
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-335

Abstract

In contrast to simpler systems, the methanolysis of the epimeric C-4 and C-5 steroidal epoxides catalysed by tetracyanoethylene is shown to have a regiochemistry dominated by the trans periplanar relationship between the resultant alkoxy and hydroxy groups.