5β,6β-Epoxidation of 3β-Cholesteryl Acetate and its Analogues

L. R. Galagovsky, G. Burton, E. G. Gros
1989 Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. B, A journal of chemical sciences  
The treatment of acetylated Δ5-steroids with chromyl diacetate at low temperature afforded the 5β,6β-epoxy derivatives with stereoselectivity greater than 90 per cent.
doi:10.1515/znb-1989-0714 fatcat:h2kybtmhz5fplowuj2hbncw334