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Ligand Bond Sites

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:55 pm
by YsabelCheang1H
How do you know how many sites a ligand bonds to? (monodentate, bidentate, etc?)

Re: Ligand Bond Sites

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:34 pm
by Chem_Mod
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.