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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 564-565; doi:10.3390/50300564

First Synthesis of (20S) 3β,16β-Dihydroxy-5-pregnen-20,16-carbolactone (Diosgeninlactone)

Departamento. de Química. Orgánica, UMYMFOR. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA. Pabellón II, 3º P. Ciudad Universitaria. (1428). Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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Diosgeninlactone (1), a natural product from Solanum vespertilio, was stereoselectively synthesized in high yield from 3β-hydroxy-5-androstene.
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Bruttomesso, A.C.; Gros, E.G. First Synthesis of (20S) 3β,16β-Dihydroxy-5-pregnen-20,16-carbolactone (Diosgeninlactone). Molecules 2000, 5, 564-565.

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