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What is meant by the chelate effect? Give an example.

What is meant by the chelate effect? Give an example.

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
when a ligand attaches to a metal ion in a manner that forms a ring then the metal ligand association is found to be more stable.
forex-[Ni(NH3)6]+2
[Ni(en)3]+2
second is more stable than first because it forms a chelte complex

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