Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 34–38 | Cite as

Preparation of the formates of isomeric 5,6-bromohydrins of the pregnane series

  • V. I. Bayunova
  • A. N. Akalaev
  • V. P. Pakhomov
  • G. S. Grinenko


The reaction of 3β-acetoxy-Δ5-steroids with hypobromous acid in dimethylformamide has been studied. It has been shown that this reaction forms formates of bromohydrins.


Pregnenolone Sodium Sulfite Zinc Dust HOBr Perchloric Acid Solution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Bayunova
  • A. N. Akalaev
  • V. P. Pakhomov
  • G. S. Grinenko

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