Completely diastereoselective tricarbonyliron complexation reactions of chiral dienes

Ming Shan Tsai, U. Narasimha Rao, Peng Yu Hsueh, Ming-Chang P. Yeh

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Abstract

Complexation of cylic and acyclic dienes, carrying a (1S)-(+)-ketopinoxy as the chiral auxiliary, with nonacarbonyldiiron proceeds in a completely diastereoselective fashion to afford diene-iron complexes in moderate yields. When (1R)-(-)-ketopinoxy was used as the chiral auxiliary, the opposite enantioisomeric complexes are isolated as a single diastereomer in comparable yield and specific rotation in each case. The stereochemistry of chiral cyclic and acyclic diene-iron complexes is determined by single-crystal X-ray methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-295
Number of pages7
JournalOrganometallics
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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