Definition of Ligand. Meaning of Ligand. Synonyms of Ligand

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Definition of Ligand

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Oligandrous
Oligandrous Ol`i*gan"drous, a. [Oligo- + Gr. ?, ?, man, male.] (Bot.) Having few stamens.

Meaning of Ligand from wikipedia

- In coordination chemistry, a ligand is an ion or molecule (functional group) that binds to a central metal atom to form a coordination complex. The bonding...
- In biochemistry and pharmacology, a ligand is a substance that forms a complex with a biomolecule to serve a biological purpose. The etymology stems from...
- Fas ligand (FasL or CD95L or CD178) is a type-II transmembrane protein that belongs to the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) family. Its binding with its receptor...
- The Trost ligand is a diphosphine used in the palladium-catalyzed Trost asymmetric allylic alkylation. Other C2-symmetric ligands derived from trans-1...
- equations that reflect the binding of ligands to macromolecules, as a function of the ligand concentration. A ligand is "a substance that forms a complex...
- spectator ligand is a ligand that does not parti****te in chemical reactions of the complex. Instead, spectator ligands (vs "actor ligands") occupy coordination...
- coordination chemistry, ligand isomerism is a type of structural isomerism in coordination complexes which arises from the presence of ligands which can adopt...
- hexadentate ligand in coordination chemistry is a ligand that combines with a central metal atom with six bonds. One example of a hexadentate ligand that can...
- list of ligands ordered by ligand "strength", and a list of metal ions based on oxidation number, group and element. For a metal ion, the ligands modify...
- coordination chemistry, a bridging ligand is a ligand that connects two or more atoms, usually metal ions. The ligand may be atomic or polyatomic. Virtually...