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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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.
examined the effect of a complexation reaction on the blend interfacial tension but no effect on morphology was reported [16].
2] either by oxidation or a complexation reaction (Jauregui and Reisenauer 1982).
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.
The topics include data analysis, acid-based titration, complexation reactions and complexometric titration, spectrophotometry, and solving a read analytical problem.
Complexation reactions with organic ligands in the soil solution is an important mechanism for controlling Cu solubility, with the increase of Cu in soil solution being attributed to DOC (Naidu et al.
Phosphate sorption can occur through either solid phase adsorption and complexation reactions, or precipitation and coprecipitation reactions.
The resulting solutions were made up to 100 mL in volumetric flasks, and left to stand for 24 h to ensure that the complexation reactions had reached equilibrium.
Aqueous and surface complexation reactions of organic matter strongly affect arsenic speciation and mobility.
2002); it also controls the fate of trace elements in soils by adsorption and complexation reactions (Harter and Naidu 1995; Bradl 2004).