Results for: Cisplatin

What is the oxidation state of cisplatin?

Platinum is connected to two anionic Chloride ligands and two neutral Ammine ligands Platinum = +2 oxidation state Chlorine = -1 oxidation state Nitrogen = -3 oxidation (MORE)
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Why cisplatin is used over transplatin in cancer treatment?

The type of treatment used depends on the type of cancer. Some cancers have spread to different parts of the body and only chemotherapy can be used. The type of cancer determi (MORE)
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How cisplatin treat cancer?

Cisplatin is an anti-cancer drug consisting my a a platinum atom, two chlorine atoms and two amine groups. The two chlorine groups are substituted for water molecules in the b (MORE)