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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)



First Advisor

Charles A. Matuszak

First Committee Member

Michael J. Minch

Second Committee Member

Herschel G. Frye


The objective of the present work was to study further the effect of varying substituents on the nitrogen atom and on the ring of sulfonamides in the Birch reduction of aromatic sulfonamides, especially with respect to the amount of thiol formed, in the hope that information concerning the initial cleavage step might be discerned.



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