FeCl3·6H2O as a Versatile Catalyst for the Esterification of Steroid Alcohols with Fatty Acids
Kenichi Komura, Akiyoshi Ozaki, Noboru Ieda, Yoshihiro Sugi*
*Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Gifu 501-1193, Japan, Email: ysugigifu-u.ac.jp
K. Komura, A. Ozaki, N. Ieda, Y. Sugi, Synthesis, 2008, 3407-3410.
Ferric chloride is an active and versatile catalyst for the esterification of steroid alcohols with fatty acids under azeotropic reflux in mesitylene as solvent.
see article for more examples
Y. Terada, N. Ieda, K. Komura, Y. Sugi, Synthesis, 2008, 2318-2319.