bidentate


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bidentate

[bī′den‚tāt]
(biology)
Having two teeth or teethlike processes.
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Because phosphate forms bidentate links to the surface, the divalent ion appears to dominate sorption.
So, IR spectral observations indicatesthat ligand is bound to metal in bidentate mode via nitrogen atom and oxygen atoms of SO2NCO group.
Common features are the unarmed legs and ovate, unarmed head of both sexes, smooth abdomen and lanceolate, apically pointed subgenital plate of females and the bidentate posterior margin of the poculum of males.
Mixed donor atoms ligands arte subdivided into Schiff bases; amino acids, peptides, and proteins; complexones; and bidentate ligands.
Sousa, Electrochemical synthesis of metallic complexes of bidentate thiolates containing nitrogen as an additional donor atom, Coord.
Salicylaldehyde Salicyloylhydrazone belongs to the family known as Schiff bases and impart as bidentate ligand with transition metals to synthesize organometallic compounds.
This suggests that bonding of the carboxylate group to the metal is bidentate in these complexes.
Thus, in the statement "Le chaperon est borde de cette couleur et termine par deux dents," the bidentate clypeus referred to a female, while the [yellow] color bordering the sides referred to a male.
1H) heavily sclerotized, symmetrical, apices bidentate with a smaller subapical tooth; with 2 dorsolateral mandibular setae; prostheca acuminate, spinelike, with a broad base; mola with numerous setae medially and penicillus posteriorly (The scanning electron micrographs in Lawrence (1991: 464, figs.