SACCHARIN

tivol at tethys.ph.albany.edu tivol at tethys.ph.albany.edu
Fri Nov 4 13:06:22 EST 1994


lcander asks for the chemical structure of saccharin.  My Handbook of Chem-
istry and Physics gives the synonym 2-Sulfobenzoic acid imide, and shows

			//\_SO2
			| | |
			\\/\/NH
			    O

I hope you can see the benzine ring on the left, the five-membered ring on 
the right containing both the S and N atoms, and the double bond to the O.
(Ain't ASCII art fun?)
				Yours,
				Bill Tivol



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