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Karina Kong 2H
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Could someone explain what a chelate complex is?
Rhea Shah 2F
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Chelate complexes consist of a bond between a polydentate ion and a central metal ion. Chelating ligands can bind cations very tightly.
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Could you explain how its structure relates to its function, or why its important as a biological molecule? Thank you in advance!
Lauren Sanchez 3D
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A chelate complex is when there are two or more separate coordinate bonds between a polydentate ligand and a single central atom.
Jillian C 4C
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A chelate complex contains at least one ligand that forms a ring of atoms that includes the central atom.
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