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Investigations towards the synthesis of a CD-steroid intermediate

Banerjee, DK and Kasturi, TR and Baba, Sai R and Sarkar, A (1985) Investigations towards the synthesis of a CD-steroid intermediate. In: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences, 95 (5-6). pp. 439-446.

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The development of a new synthesis of 2,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-lβ-hydroxy-4-formyl-7a-methylindene was undertaken involving the preparation of 2,6,7,7a-tetra-hydro-1β-hydroxy-4-methoxymethyl-7a-methylindene because of the erratic yield in the last oxidation step of the reported synthesis of the former compound. Although various attempts to prepare the latter were not successful, interesting rearrangement products, the dienone, 5,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-4,7a-dimethyl-5H-indene-1,5-dione and the tricyclic keto alcohol, 2,6-diketo-3-methyltricyclo(5,2,1,0)decan-8-ol, were obtained, the structures of which have been proved by spectral data. Mechanisms for the formation of these products have been proposed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Methylindene;synthesis;spectral data;dienone;tricyclic keto alcohol.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2010 06:36
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2019 11:16
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/23105

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