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Active versus Passive Substituent Participation in the Auxiliary-Mediated Asymmetric Synthesis of an Octahedral Metal Complex

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  • Liang-An Chen,

    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
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  • Jiajia Ma,

    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
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  • Dr. Mehmet Ali Celik,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie, Hans-Meerwein-Straße, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 35043 Marburg (Germany)
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  • Hong-Lang Yu,

    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
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  • Prof. Zexing Cao,

    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
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  • Prof. Dr. Gernot Frenking,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie, Hans-Meerwein-Straße, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 35043 Marburg (Germany)
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  • Prof. Lei Gong,

    Corresponding author
    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
    • College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821

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  • Prof. Dr. Eric Meggers

    Corresponding author
    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821
    2. Fachbereich Chemie, Hans-Meerwein-Straße, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 35043 Marburg (Germany)
    • College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (P. R. China), Fax: (+86) 592-2185821

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Abstract

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Ambiguous chirality transfer: A surprising reversal of chirality transfer from carbon to metal is reported in the asymmetric synthesis of a chiral ruthenium complex, affording the metal-centered configuration Λ or Δ depending only on the chemical composition of the side chain of a chiral salicyloxazoline auxiliary.

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