multidentate


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mul·ti·den·tate

 (mŭl′tĭ-dĕn′tāt)
adj.
1. Zoology Having many teeth or toothlike processes.
2. Chemistry Having several or multiple possible binding sites.

multidentate

(ˌmʌltɪˈdɛnteɪt)
adj
1. (Zoology) having many teeth
2. (Chemistry) (of a ligand) having several points from which it can be attached to a central atom
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Key statement: The present invention is directed to a rubber composition comprising: a functionalized elastomer comprising a polymeric backbone chain derived from a monomer comprising at least one conjugated diene monomer and optionally at least one vinyl aromatic monomer; and a functional group bonded to the backbone chain, the functional group comprising a multidentate ligand capable of complexing with a metal ion; and an encapsulated metal salt.
iv) Deprotonated multidentate organic acids are known to form complexes with transition metals (Violante and Gianfreda 2000) and also silicic acid (Marley et al.
Since it is reduced at more positive potentials and has no multidentate ligands which cause resistance against reduction process, it is much easier to reduce and it has a higher Cd (II) content in the final coverage.
We increased the hybridization temperature to destabilize the hybridization between a single CE and a surface capture probe while not affecting the stability of the multidentate interaction between the surface and multiple CEs.
Also, because of the multidentate nature of humic substances, it can be expected that the folding of the macromolecules (much like proteins) can bring various functional groups into the proximity of each other and, thereby, create binding sites that may significantly change the mechanism and strength of the metal cation speciation to humic substances.
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Bidentate to multidentate spines and coarse-pectinate scales clustered in distinct patches on ventral surfaces of last four segments.
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Ramunas, JM, Arthur, ME, "Gallium Complexes of Multidentate Ligands in Aqueous Solution.
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