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Kavee Dodampahala 4E
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Postby Kavee Dodampahala 4E » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:03 pm

Is a chelate just any polydentate ligand that has the ability to form a ring?

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Re: Chelate

Postby AKatukota » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:06 pm

A chelate is basically just a complex containing one or more ligands that forma ring of atoms including the central metal atom.

Chelate formation lies behind the body's strategy of producing fever when infected by bacteria for example.

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Re: Chelate

Postby Khushboo_3D » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:34 pm

EDTA is an important example for a chelating ligand.

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Re: Chelate

Postby Brittany Tran 3I » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:48 pm

a chelate is just a complex with ligands that form a ring that includes the central metal atom or ion. only polydentate ligands can form chelates

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