bifunctional chelating agent

bifunctional chelating agent

[¦bī¦fəŋk·shən·əl ′kē‚lād·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(organic chemistry)
A reagent with a molecular structure that contains a strong metal-chelating group and a chemically reactive functional group.
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Benoist, Efficient and Tunable Synthesis of New Polydentate Bifunctional Chelating Agents Using Click Chemistry, J.