Recent developments in oxidative processes in steroid chemistry

Jorge A. R. Salvador, Samuel M. Silvestre, Vania M. Moreira

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Oxygenated steroids are bioactive compounds and valuable intermediates in the synthesis of biologically active products and APIs. This review will cover the literature from 2005/06 to the present concerning allylic oxidation, epoxidation and syn-dihydroxylation of alkenes, alcohol oxidation, and remote functionalization reactions of steroidal substrates.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1243-1276
Number of pages34
JournalCurrent Organic Chemistry
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2012


  • alcohol oxidation
  • allylic oxidation
  • catalysis
  • epoxidation
  • remote functionalization
  • steroids


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