Neutral Ligand

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Neutral Ligand

Postby nolansheow3G » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:09 pm

What makes a ligand "neutral"?

Seohyun Park 1L
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Re: Neutral Ligand

Postby Seohyun Park 1L » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:11 pm

A ligand is neutral if it has no charge. NH3 would be a neutral ligand while Cl- would not as it has an overall negative charge.

Gary Qiao 1D
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Re: Neutral Ligand

Postby Gary Qiao 1D » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:16 pm

A neutral ligand would be a molecule that attaches to a central metallic atom, examples being H2O, CO, NH3, etc.


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