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ERIC Number: EJ825821
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
A Simple Method for Drawing Chiral Mononuclear Octahedral Metal Complexes
Mohamadou, Aminou; Haudrechy, Arnaud
Journal of Chemical Education, v85 n3 p436-440 Mar 2008
Octahedral transition-metal complexes are involved in a number of reactions and octahedral coordination geometry, frequently observed for metallic centers, includes important topographical stereochemistry. Depending on the number and nature of different ligands, octahedral coordination units with at least two different monodentate ligands give many isomers. In this didactical article, we present a simple and progressive method to draw all of these octahedral complexes and show their chiral properties. (Contains 10 figures, 1 table and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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