monodentate

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adjective mono·den·tate \ˌmä-nō-ˈden-ˌtāt\

Definition of monodentate

chemistry

  1. :  attached to the central atom in a coordination complex by one bond —used of ligands and chelating groups Upon inhibitor binding, this water is replaced with the zinc-binding group of the inhibitor in either a bidentate or a monodentate manner. — Sandor Cseh et al., Drugs, May 2010 — compare bidentate polydentate tridentate

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1949

First Known Use of monodentate

1949


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