"(en)" and "(edta)"?

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Tessa Lawler 1A
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"(en)" and "(edta)"?

Postby Tessa Lawler 1A » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:40 pm

In 9C.9 (7th) there is a coordination compound [PtCl2(en)2] 2+ and [Cr(edta)] -
What do "en" and "edta" mean in this context?

Francis_Nguyen3D
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Re: "(en)" and "(edta)"?

Postby Francis_Nguyen3D » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:50 pm

en= ethylenediamine
edta=Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
These are the abbreviated forms of these compounds when they are a ligand.

Tessa Lawler 1A
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Re: "(en)" and "(edta)"?

Postby Tessa Lawler 1A » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:40 am

Okay. Thanks!

isarose0
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Re: "(en)" and "(edta)"?

Postby isarose0 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:27 pm

EDTA is a significant ligand molecule


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