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Total synthesis of 11-Oxo-Equilenin:
Reference: Posner, G. H.; Chapdelaine, M. J.; Lentz, C. M. J. Org. Chem. 1979, 44, 3661. DOI
Keywords: Ketone → Ketal • Ketal → Ketone • Cu-Aryl+Enone • Enone+Cu-Aryl • ConjAdd-Alkylation • Ketone enolate+Alkyl-X • Bromoacetate+Enolate • Alkyl-X+Enolate • Friedel-Crafts Acylation • CarboxEster → CarboxAcid • Steroid synthesis •
Reagents: Bromoacetate • HMPA (solvent) • Glycol • HF • Hydroxide, sodium •

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