week 6 notes - Know what is meant by an isomer and the...

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Weekly Lecture Schedule CHEM 14A Instructor: Dr. Laurence Lavelle FALL 2001 WEEK 6 Coordination Compounds and their Biological Importance Read: Ch 16 pp. 873 - 888 Do Problems: 27, 29, 31, 35, 37, 41, 43, 45 After going through the readings & problems and attending the lectures & discussion groups, you should be able to: Describe coordination compounds for the transition metal ions in terms of coordination number and types of ligands. Be familiar with the rules for naming coordination compounds.
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Unformatted text preview: Know what is meant by an isomer and the different types of structural isomers (coordination & linkage) and stereoisomers (geometrical & optical), and their distinguishing properties. Know how to identify and draw the isomers of a coordination compound. Know the properties of an optically active compound. Know how to identify enantiomers of an optically active coordination compound. Describe the biological functions of naturally occurring coordination compounds....
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