en and edta

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Bijan Mehdizadeh 1B
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en and edta

Postby Bijan Mehdizadeh 1B » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:22 pm

Could someone please explain to me what en and edta are?

BenJohnson1H
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Re: en and edta

Postby BenJohnson1H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:30 pm

ethylenediamine and ethylenediaminetetraacetato respectively

Casandra
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Re: en and edta

Postby Casandra » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:32 pm

Bijan Mehdizadeh 1E wrote:Could someone please explain to me what en and edta are?

en and edta are ligands.
en is a neutral ligand named ethylenediamine
edta is an anionic ligand named ethylenediaminetetraacetato

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Re: en and edta

Postby 605168557 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:13 pm

These are the abbreviations for ethylenediamine and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid when the respective complex compounds are ligands (when attached to a central metal atom through coordinate bonding)


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