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Stereochemical properties and x-ray structure of a water-soluble diastereomeric (arene)ruthenium(II) Schiff-base complex: [Ru(.eta.-MeC6H4Pri-p)(H2O)(L*)](ClO4), containing a weakly bound aqua ligand [HL* = (S)-(.alpha.-methylbenzyl)salicylaldimine]

Mandal, Sisir K and Chakravarty, Akhil R (1993) Stereochemical properties and x-ray structure of a water-soluble diastereomeric (arene)ruthenium(II) Schiff-base complex: [Ru(.eta.-MeC6H4Pri-p)(H2O)(L*)](ClO4), containing a weakly bound aqua ligand [HL* = (S)-(.alpha.-methylbenzyl)salicylaldimine]. In: Inorganic Chemistry, 32 (18). pp. 3851-3854.

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Abstract

An air-stable and water-soluble diastereomeric half-sandwich ruthenium(I1) complex, [Ru(s-MeCsH4Pr'-p)(H*O)-(L*)] (C104) (l), has been isolated and structurally characterized [HL* = (27)-(a methylbenzyl)salicylaldimine,2-HOC6H4CH-NCHMePhI. Complex 1, Czd-I3oNO&lRu, crystallizes in the noncentric triclinic space group P1 with a = 9.885(1) A, b = 10.185(1) A, c = 14.187(2) A, a = 110.32(1)', 6 = 102.17(1)', y = 102.41(1)O, V=1243( 1) A3, and 2 = 2. The X-ray structure shows the presence of two diastereomers in a 1:l ratio having RR,,,SCand SR,,,&c onfigurations. The Ru-OHz bond distances are considerably long, and the values for RR, - a~n d SRu-1isomers are 2.1 19(5) and 2.203(5) A, respectively. The aqua complex (1) exists as a single diastereomer in solution,and it forms stable adducts with P-, N-, and halide-donor ligands. The stereochemical changes associated with adduct-forming reactions follow an inversion order: PPhs >> P(OMe)3 > pyridine bases >> halides (I, Br, Cl) >H20.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2011 08:25
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2011 08:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35762

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