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Abstract Volume 15 (2010) pp 392-393

A Brief History of the Development of Our Knowledge of the Mechanisms of the Elbs and Boyland-Sims Oxidations with Some Pedagogical Suggestions

Edward J. Behrman

Department of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, 484 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, Behrman.1@osu.edu
Received August 25, 2010. Accepted September 23, 2010.

Published: 16 December 2010

Abstract. Peroxydisulfate ions react with phenols and with aromatic amines to produce ring-substituted sulfate esters. The history of the discovery of the mechanisms of these reactions is discussed together with some suggestions for exercises in courses in mechanistic organic chemistry.

Key Words: Laboratories and Demonstrations; organic chemistry

(*) Corresponding author. (E-mail: Behrman.1@osu.edu)

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