Configuration of the 6-Hydroxyl Group in Phenolic Steroids


DURING recent years reports from various laboratories have indicated that phenolic steroids substituted at C6 may have biological significance. Thus, Mueller and Rumney1 provided evidence for the conversion of radioactive œstradiol-17β to 6-hydroxyœstradiol-17β by mouse liver microsomes in vitro. Furthermore, 6-hydroxyœstradiol-17β has been isolated as a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/190720a0


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