Tomkinson, Nicholas C. O. and Willson, Timothy M. and Russel, Jonathon S. and Spencer, Thomas A. (1998) Efficient, stereoselective synthesis of 24(S),25-epoxycholesterol. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 63 (26). pp. 9919-9923. ISSN 0022-3263Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Efficient, stereoselective syntheses of 24(S),25-epoxycholesterol (I) have been developed starting from cholenic acid or stigmasterol, both featuring as the key step Sharpless asym. dihydroxylation of desmosterol acetate. This work permits prepn. of gram quantities of I for further evaluation as a natural regulator of cholesterol metab., specifically, e.g., as a ligand for the LXRα nuclear receptor.
|Keywords:||stereoselective synthesis , 25-epoxycholesterol, cholesterol , Chemistry, Organic Chemistry|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||20 Oct 2011 15:24|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 17:28|