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Chelating ligands

Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:30 pm
by salvadorramos3k
In the example Dr. Lavelle gave in class, it made sense what a chelating ligand should look like, but how can you tell when it is a chelating ligand if there is no atom in the center of the ring?

Re: Chelating ligands  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:26 pm
by Chem_Mod
See my most recent answer on Chemistry Community:
viewtopic.php?f=46&t=53472

All chelating ligands result in the transition metal cation as part of a ring structure.