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Molecules 2001, 6(5), 468-471; doi:10.3390/60500468

Facile and efficient synthesis of 3β-hydroxy-eupholanost-8-en-24-one

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Received: 24 November 2000 / Revised: 20 December 2000 / Accepted: 20 December 2000 / Published: 30 April 2001
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The epoxidation of the natural product α-euphol followed by cleavage of the obtained epoxide with BF3-etherate, provides 3β-hydroxy-eupholanost-8-en-24-one in satisfactory overall yield.
Keywords: α-euphol; 3β-hydroxy-eupholanost-8-en-24-one; epoxide cleavage α-euphol; 3β-hydroxy-eupholanost-8-en-24-one; epoxide cleavage
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El Aouad, N.; Benharref, A.; Gree, R. Facile and efficient synthesis of 3β-hydroxy-eupholanost-8-en-24-one. Molecules 2001, 6, 468-471.

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