Ligand Bond Sites

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Ligand Bond Sites

Postby YsabelCheang1H » Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:55 pm

How do you know how many sites a ligand bonds to? (monodentate, bidentate, etc?)

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Re: Ligand Bond Sites

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:34 pm

Drawing out the lewis structure can help you figure it out, but it essentially needs to be memorized. It would be useful to familiarize yourself with the common ligands listed in the course reader.

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