Problem: The derivative shown undergoes an SN2 substitution reaction with NaCN. Draw the resulting organic product. Assign the R or S configuration to the starting reactant (starting derivative) and the product. Briefly comment on the result. 

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The derivative shown undergoes an SN2 substitution reaction with NaCN. Draw the resulting organic product. Assign the R or S configuration to the starting reactant (starting derivative) and the product. Briefly comment on the result. 

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