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Helicity Inversion in Lanthanide(III) Complexes with Chiral Nonaaza Macrocyclic Ligands

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  1. Errata: Helicity Inversion in Lanthanide(III) Complexes with Chiral Nonaaza Macrocyclic Ligands Volume 47, Issue 52, 10013, Article first published online: 12 December 2008

  • This work was supported by MNiSW grant 1 T09A 143 30. We thank Prof. T. Lis for help with the determination of the X-ray crystal structures.

Abstract

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Giving lanthanides a new twist: The chiral nonaaza macrocycle L wraps tightly around lanthanide(III) ions in a helical fashion (see picture). The all-R enantiomer of the macrocycle, LRRRRRR, forms kinetically controlled complexation products of M helicity (100 % de), which undergo inversion to the P diastereomer (90 % de). Both products have been isolated in enantiopure form and structurally characterized.

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