Ligands

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Maldonado3K
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Ligands

Postby Maldonado3K » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:35 pm

What is the importance of ligands and in what kind of examples will they appear?

Garrett Dahn 1I
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Re: Ligands

Postby Garrett Dahn 1I » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:44 pm

Ligands are important to us because of their ubiquity in biological molecules, as they are responsible for a great number of chemical and biological reactions. They bind to transition metals via coordinate bonding and make accessible the continued bonding of those molecules so that these aforementioned biological functions can occur.

victoriatanaka1C
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Re: Ligands

Postby victoriatanaka1C » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:59 pm

Will we have to know the differences between ligands? Like in class Dr. Lavelle drew cis-platinum and trans-platinum. Do we have to know keywords like cis and trans in order to draw the right version?


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