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GEOMETRICAL ISOMERS: CIS(violet) & TRANS(green)<br />
Dichlorobis(ethylenediamine)cobalt(III) Chloride<br />
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en=ethylenediamine=1, 2- diaminoethane= NH2CH2CH2NH2.  The chiral cis isomer is obtained by heating the trans isomer.  This pair of isomers were significant in the development of coordination chemistry.

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GEOMETRICAL ISOMERS: CIS(violet) & TRANS(green)
Dichlorobis(ethylenediamine)cobalt(III) Chloride
(1 of 9)
en=ethylenediamine=1, 2- diaminoethane= NH2CH2CH2NH2. The chiral cis isomer is obtained by heating the trans isomer. This pair of isomers were significant in the development of coordination chemistry.

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