BRASSICASTEROL AND 22,23-DIHYDROBRASSICASTEROL FROM ERGOSTEROL VIA I-ERGOSTEROL.

@article{Thompson1965BRASSICASTEROLA2,
  title={BRASSICASTEROL AND 22,23-DIHYDROBRASSICASTEROL FROM ERGOSTEROL VIA I-ERGOSTEROL.},
  author={M. J. Thompson and C. F. Cohen and S. M. Lancaster},
  journal={Steroids},
  year={1965},
  volume={41},
  pages={
          745-52
        }
}
Abstract Since the method most commonly employed for the preparation of brassicasterol gave brassicasterol acetate in an overall 4% to 5% yield, an alternate method for the preparation of gram quantities of brassicasterol and 22,23-dihydrobrassicasterol was investigated. The partial syntheses of brassicasterol and 22,23-dihydrobrassicasterol are described. Brassicasterol and 22,23-dihydrobrassicasterol were obtained in an overall yield of 25% and 20%, respectively, from ergosterol via i… Expand
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