Stereoselective chlorination of cholesterol (1) was achieved by an electrochemical method to give a dichloride 2 and a cholohydrin 3. Using this procedure, blattelastanoside B (6), an aggregation pheromone of the German cockroach, was synthesized from β-sitosterol (5') in short steps.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 1998 May 21|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry