Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 174–178 | Cite as

Preparation of 10β-hydroperoxides of the pregnane series

  • V. I. Bayunova
  • G. S. Grinenko


The synthesis of 10β-hydroperoxy-19-norpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione and its 16α, 17α-dimethyl derivative from the corresponding 10β-carboxylic acids has been effected. The influence of solvents and catalysts on the autooxidation of the acids has been studied.


Hydroperoxide Dione Benzoyl Peroxide Chromic Acid Zinc Dust 


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  • V. I. Bayunova
  • G. S. Grinenko

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