Synthesis and X-ray crystal structure of ethyl (5ß-cholan-24-oic acid ethyl ester) -3a-yl oxalate

P. J. Cox, L. Nahar, Alan Turner

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An unexpected product, ethyl (5beta-cholan-24-oic acid ethyl ester)-3alpha-yl oxalate, has been obtained during dimer formation studies from lithocholic acid and its molecular and crystal structure has been determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o691-o692
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • steroids
  • X-ray crystallography
  • esters

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