A new method for fluorination of sterols

Shlomo Rozen*, Yonah Faust, Hadassah Ben-Yakov

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Diethylaminosulfurtrifluoride (DAST) is a good fluorinating reagent for sterols. The fluorinating reactions proceed through SN2 mechanism, while reactions through free carbonium ion are responsible for rearrangements and eliminations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1823-1826
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - 1979


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