Heterogeneous chemo-, regio- and diastereoselective hydrogenation of steroidic alpha-diketone

Valérie Gertosio, Catherine C. Santini*, Jean Marie Basset, François Bayard, Jean Buendia, Michel Vivat

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Supported catalysts, Rh/SiO2, Ru/SiO2, Pd/SiO2, Pt/SiO2 and Pd/C reduce methyloate of 3α-acetyl-11,12-dioxo-5β-cholan-24-oic acid 1 into the vicinal hydroxyketone 11-oxo,12β-OH 2 in 100% chemo-, regio- and diastereoselectivity at 100% of conversion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-145
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 10 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Chemo-, regio-, diastereoselective hydrogenation
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Steroid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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