JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH, no.7, pp.471-473, 2004 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
steroids, hydroboration, X-ray crystallography, ALCOHOLS
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
Hydroboration of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-Delta(4)-steroids, and oxidation of the borane with alkaline hydrogen peroxide, has been shown by X-ray crystallography to give 4beta-hydroxy-3alpha-methyl-5beta(H)-steroids irrespective of the stereochemistry at C-3.