Polymer containing ligand groups capable of forming bonds (or other attractive interactions)
between two or more separate binding sites within the same ligand group and a single
- Chelating polymers mostly act as ion-exchange polymers specific to ions that form
chelates with chelating ligands of the polymer.
- See also: chelation.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889
(Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric
materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003))
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