complexation reaction

complexation reaction

[‚käm·plek′sā·shən rē‚ak·shən]
(chemistry)
A chemical reaction that takes place between a metal ion and a molecular or ionic entity known as a ligand that contains at least one atom with an unshared pair of electrons.
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When Al+3 present in the system and citric acid is fully dissociated in the aqueous solution, the following complexation reaction may take place [11].
A simple, accurate and indirect spectrophotometric method was developed for the quantification of cephalexin in pure form and pharmaceutical products using complexation reaction.
Therefore, a complexation reaction of the used alginate and zinc and copper ions can be concluded.
Toward a Better Understanding of the Regioselectivity of the A1 (III)-Protocatechuic Acid Complexation Reaction.
Therefore, the ammonium group of the clay modifier might take part in the amine complexation reaction and thus facilitate the curing reaction of NR.
Semi empirical quantum mechanical analysis of the complexation reaction was performed using PM3, indicating a thermodynamic preference of complexations involving benzyl chloride, and corroborated the reported complexation mechanism.
This hints that the surfactant of the organoclay might have entered into a complexation reaction with the curatives.
The [beta]-CD was added to the chromatographic system to elicit the complexation reaction.
In the present study it was clearly demonstrated that the feasibility to quantitatively study the complexation reaction between a 124- triazole ligand carrying naphthole group and metal cations even if the ligand is nearly insoluble in water as in such earlier study with some substituted 124- triazole compounds [24].
examined the effect of a complexation reaction on the blend interfacial tension but no effect on morphology was reported [16].