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EDTA

Postby MedhaVallurupalli1F » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:15 am

What is the importance/relevance of edta and why is it special?

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Re: EDTA

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:27 am

Edta is an example of a polydentate ligand, specifically a hexadentate ligand. The edta molecule can "bite" from 6 different locations at once, if you can see from the image.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view ... &eim=1,2,6


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