Introduction to Steroid Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081037591, 9781483139289

Introduction to Steroid Chemistry

1st Edition

The Commonwealth and International Library: a Course in Organic Chemistry

Authors: J. R. Hanson
Editors: Robert Robinson
eBook ISBN: 9781483139289
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 112
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Description

Introduction to Steroid Chemistry is a six-chapter introductory text of the analysis, conformation, and production of steroids. After providing a brief overview of steroid chemistry, this book goes on discussing the application of physical methods to the analysis of structural and stereochemical correlations in steroids, such as UV, infrared, NMR, and mass spectroscopy, optical rotary dispersion, and circular dichroism. The subsequent two chapters describe the influence of steroid conformation and molecular rearrangements on reactions rates and reaction products. The remaining chapters explore the improvements in the synthesis of the estrogenic hormones and the biosynthetic pathways and metabolism of cholesterol. This book will be of value to general and organic chemists, biochemists, and research workers in related subjects.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction

2. Application of Physical Methods to Steroid Chemistry

3. The Conformational Analysis of Steroid Reactions

4. Molecular Rearrangements of Steroids

5. The Synthesis of the Steroids

6. The Biosynthesis of the Steroids

Index

Details

No. of pages:
112
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1968
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483139289

About the Author

J. R. Hanson

About the Editor

Robert Robinson

Affiliations and Expertise

Recently retired from editorship of Canadian Security magazine

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